CSS can control the appearance of a cursor. There are a ton of options available to us and we've covered them pretty thoroughly in the ol' Almanac here on CSS-Tricks.
Still, it's easy to overlook cursors and their impact on the user experience of our sites. Remember when we learned
::selection was a thing and every site started using it to personalize the background color of text selections? Customizing cursors is just as easy and adds that extra bit of understated flourish when used correctly.
In this post I'll cover two ways I think controlling the cursor in CSS an improve user experience.