Archive for the ‘headers’ Category

Understanding The Vary Header

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    The Vary HTTP header is sent in billions of HTTP responses every day. But its use has never fulfilled its original vision, and many developers misunderst...

The Document Outline Dilemma

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For the past few weeks there has been lots of talk about HTML headings in web standards circles. Perhaps you've seen some of the blog posts, tweets, and GitHub issue threads. Headings have been part of HTML since the very first websites at CERN, so it ...

Creating Non-Rectangular Headers

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Over at Medium, Jon Moore recently identified "non-rectangular headers" as a tiny trend. A la: it's not crazy popular yet, but just you wait, kiddo. We're talking about headers (or, more generally, any container element) that have a non-rectangular sh...