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bram.us

CSS-only Custom Range Slider with Motion

@property + counters + anchoring + scroll-driven animations = 😍

codersblock.com

Anchor Links and How to Make Them Awesome

Anchor links (also called jump links) are an easy way to provide in-page navigation.

css-tricks.com

CSS Length Units

A comprehensive guide covering nine types of lengths that CSS uses to size elements in terms of dimensions, space, time, and even sound.

css-irl.info

Progressively Enhanced Popover Toggletips

The CSS Anchor Positioning specification enables us to position elements relative to an anchor, wherever they are in our web page.

ishadeed.com

The Gap

An exploration of the pain points that CSS gap solves.

frontendmasters.com

How to Make a CSS Timer

Let’s look at using CSS as an efficient alternative to JavaScript for creating simple timers.

chasem.co

New magic for animations in CSS

There are two new features coming to CSS that will make it much easier to further avoid JavaScript when implementing animations.

mxb.dev

Old Dogs, new CSS Tricks

A lot of new CSS features have shipped in the last years, but actual usage is still low.

frontendmasters.com

We’ve Got Container Queries Now, But Are We Actually Using Them?

CSS developers got the ultimate dream: container queries. But now that they are here, are we actually reaching for them?

pawelgrzybek.com

Popover element entry and exit animations in a few lines of CSS

Creating entry and exit animations for elements has always been tedious.

mui.com

Introducing Pigment CSS: the next generation of CSS-in-JS

Pigment CSS offers significant performance gains along with RSC and App Router support.

reactstyle.vercel.app

Restyle

The simplest way to add CSS styles to your React components.

csscade.com

Baseline

There’s been some chatter over the last few days about “Baseline”.

smashingmagazine.com

Beyond CSS Media Queries

Juan Diego Rodriguez explains why media queries still occupy a vital role in responsive layouts.

lea.verou.me

On compliance vs readability: Generating text colors with CSS

Can we emulate the upcoming CSS contrast-color() function via CSS features that have already widely shipped?

yuanchuan.dev

Time-based CSS Animations

In my earlier post Time Uniform For CSS Animation, I took a note about a way to do CSS animations with time ticks instead of keyframes.

frontendmasters.com

The Classic Border Radius Advice, Plus an Unusual Trick

When you nest elements with border-radius, the inner element needs less radius than the outer element.

piccalil.li

CSS Masonry

I’m worried about the tabbing behaviour, rather than the syntax and name of CSS masonry.

cssence.com

Superior Range Syntax

One more thing about the improved viewport size media queries.

smashingmagazine.com

The Times You Need A Custom @property Instead Of A CSS Variable

Preethi Sam walks through an example that demonstrates where custom properties are more suitable than variables.