Controlling Hyphenation in CSS

Richard has done a nice writeup on hyphenation in CSS. Turns out we have some nice controls to tweaking how hyphenation on your site works: There is more to setting hyphenation than just turning on the hyphens. The CSS Text Module Level 4 has introduced the same kind of hyphenation controls provided in layout software …

Text-wrapping, hyphenation, emojis and what not

Earlier today I ran some tests to see how text-wrapping/hyphenation of long uninterrupted strings works in browsers. I tested both “normal” strings and strings of emojis. The tests (and its rendering results per browser) are stored on Codepen and embedded below: 💩 and ⚠️ behave differently (click to enlarge): These tests left me with some …