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Learning Gutenberg

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Back in 2015, Matt Mullenweg, the co-creator of WordPress, instructed a room full of over a thousand WordPress developers, business owners, end users and designers to "learn JavaScript deeply."

A few years later, it makes sense what he meant. WordPress has announced a new editing experience called Gutenberg, which introduces a drag-and-drop interface and is slated to release in version 5.0. This guide explores the impact of Gutenberg and will walk you through creating your first block.… Read article “Learning Gutenberg”

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Typography

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Web design, it is sometimes argued, is mostly typography. Here at CSS-Tricks we mostly talk about the technical how-to's of web typography, but there is a whole world out there to dig into around getting good at the aesthetics of typography.… Read article “Typography”

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OpenType Variable Fonts

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Variable Fonts open up new possibilities for typography on the web, from granular control over styling to optimizations that make for super speedy and selective loading. This guide provides an overview of the concept along with relevant CSS properties and best practices that will help you wrangle custom fonts like a boss.… Read article “OpenType Variable Fonts”

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CSS Gradients

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Gradients are your tool in CSS to add multiple colors, often fading from on to another, to the background of elements in web design. This guide covers the different types of gradients that can be created with CSS, including examples that contain tips and tricks to get the most out of the syntax.… Read article “CSS Gradients”

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A Complete Guide to Grid

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CSS Grid Layout is the most powerful layout system available in CSS. It is a 2-dimensional system, meaning it can handle both columns and rows, unlike flexbox which is largely a 1-dimensional system. You work with Grid Layout by applying CSS rules both to a parent element (which becomes the Grid Container) and to that element's children (which become Grid Items).… Read article “A Complete Guide to Grid”

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A Complete Guide to SVG Fallbacks

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The following is a guest post by Amelia Bellamy-Royds and me. Amelia and I recently presented at the same conference together. We both covered SVG, yet neither of us SVG fallbacks comprehensively. It's such a huge topic, after all. While I've covered SVG fallbacks before, it's been a few years and we figured we could do that subject better justice now. Here we go!Read article “A Complete Guide to SVG Fallbacks”

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Centering in CSS: A Complete Guide

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Centering things in CSS is the poster child of CSS complaining. Why does it have to be so hard? They jeer. I think the issue isn't that it's difficult to do, but in that there so many different ways of doing it, depending on the situation, it's hard to know which to reach for.

So let's make it a decision tree and hopefully make it easier.… Read article “Centering in CSS: A Complete Guide”

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A Complete Guide to Flexbox

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Our comprehensive guide to CSS flexbox layout. This complete guide explains everything about flexbox, focusing on all the different possible properties for the parent element (the flex container) and the child elements (the flex items). It also includes history, demos, patterns, and a browser support chart.
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