Archive for the ‘CSS Grid’ Category

CSS Grid Layout Module Level 2

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The second iteration of CSS Grid is already in the works and the public editor's draft was released last week! While it is by no means the final W3C recommendation, this draft is the start of discussions around big concepts many of us have been wanting...

Counting With CSS Counters and CSS Grid

You’ve heard of CSS Grid, I’m sure of that. It would be hard to miss it considering that the whole front-end developer universe has been raving about it for the past year. Whether you’re new to Grid or have already spent some time with it, we sho...

New flexbox guides on MDN

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MDN released a comprehensive guide to Flexbox with new and updated materials by Rachel Andrew. The guide includes 11 posts demonstrating layouts, use cases and everything you could possibly want or need to know on the topic. All of the related Flexbox ...

Fun Times With Sizing Grid Elements

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Chris showed us a little while back that CSS grid areas and their elements are not necessarily the same size. It's an interesting point because one might assume that putting things into a grid area would make those things occupy the entire space, but g...

Auto-Sizing Columns in CSS Grid: `auto-fill` vs `auto-fit`

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One of the most powerful and convenient CSS Grid features is that, in addition to explicit column sizing, we have the option to repeat-to-fill columns in a Grid, and then auto-place items in them. More specifically, our ability to specify how many colu...

Five Design Fears to Vanquish With CSS Grid

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CSS grid, along with a handful of other new CSS properties, are revolutionizing web design. Unfortunately, the industry hasn't embraced that revolution yet and a lot of it is centered around fear that we can trace back to problems with the current stat...

Calendar with CSS Grid

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Here’s a nifty post by Jonathan Snook where he walks us through how to make a calendar interface with CSS Grid and there’s a lot of tricks in here that are worth digging into a little bit more, particularly where Jonathan uses grid-auto-flow: dense...

Naming Things In CSS Grid Layout

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    When first learning how to use Grid Layout, you might begin by addressing positions on the grid by their line number. This requires that you keep track o...

CSS Grid Challenge: Winners and Templates

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    CSS Grid is becoming the new layout standard for the web, and we are all still experimenting with what we can achieve with it. Some folks assume that CSS...