Archive for the ‘grid’ Category

The Difference Between Explicit and Implicit Grids

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Grid Layout finally gives us the ability to define grids in CSS and place items into grid cells. This on its own is great, but the fact that we don't have to specify each track and we don't have to place every item manually makes the new module even be...

A Collection of Interesting Facts about CSS Grid Layout

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A few weeks ago I held a CSS Grid Layout workshop. Since I'm, like most of us, also pretty new to the topic, I learned a lot while preparing the slides and demos. I decided to share some of the stuff that was particularly interesting to me, with you. ...

Letter Effects and Interaction Ideas (Part 2)

Today we’d like to share some more letter effects with you. Just like in the first set, we play around with hover and click interactions to create some fun typography animations. For some animations we use anime.js. Charming.js helps us with the ...

Naming Things is Only Getting Harder

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I was working with CSS Grid and came to the grid-column and grid-row properties. I paused for a moment. They're not overly complicated. They are shorthand properties for expressing where an element should start and end on a grids defined columns and ro...

How the minmax() Function Works

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Another swell post by Ire Aderinokun, this time on the curious minmax() CSS function and how it works alongside the CSS Grid features that we've been experimenting with lately. What's especially great here is the examples where Ire explains how we can ...

How the minmax() Function Works

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Another swell post by Ire Aderinokun, this time on the curious minmax() CSS function and how it works alongside the CSS Grid features that we've been experimenting with lately. What's especially great here is the examples where Ire explains how we can ...

Breaking Out with CSS Grid Explained

Tyler Sticka shared a slick technique for breaking out content in a CSS Grid layout, but Rachel Andrew goes the extra mile to explain why the technique works: When you name lines, you can optionally name them as *-start and *-end and this gives you a l...

Inspiration for Grid Loading Animations

View demo Download source Today we’d like to share a set of simple, inspirational loading animations for grid items with you. The idea is to show some image grid items with a (subtle) animation after loading has finished. For the demo we have th...

Does CSS Grid Replace Flexbox?

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No. Well. Mostly No. Grid is much newer than Flexbox and has a bit less browser support. That's why it makes perfect sense if people are wondering if CSS grid is here to replace Flexbox. To put a point on it: Grid can do things Flexbox can't do. Flexb...