Philip Walton talks about CSS “side effects” in three forms: Base rule changes, naming collisions, and subtree matches. It's a good read if you work with CSS frequently, and especially on larger projects. One takeaway, even for general coders: make code predictability a high priority.
There is no lack of approaches with CSS to tackle projects. Here is a nice overview of different CSS methodologies that might guide you into finding the right CSS methodology for every situation. And speaking of CSS, this month marks the 20th anniversary of CSS (level 1). There’s a timeline on w3.org showcasing the highlights…
Developers looking for an excellent introduction to web components should check out a recent post on the CSS Tricks website. Caleb Williams wrote this detailed and easy to follow guide.
The Post Status podcast picks of the week include two takes on selling businesses, going back to work for someone else, and then… Chris Coyier and Corey Maas tell their stories. • Daisy Olson has the lowdown on block themes. • Raquel Landefeld on the power of community. • Press the Issue launches a solidly journalistic WordPress podcast with Allie Nimmons investigating the pandemic’s impact on WordCamps for the first episode.
Ahmad Shadeed explains why CSS Container Queries are an improvement on Media Queries and what layouts are possible with them. Container Queries are currently available in Chrome Canary.
TJ Fogarty writes on CSS Tricks about how Timber and Twig reignited his love for WordPress. His post is useful in a variety of ways. For one, it’s a very nice introduction if you are interested in using the Twig templating language with WordPress. I know a lot of folks that have experience templating with…
What does the future hold for WordPress themes, for theme developers and end users? Are we ready for a single master parent theme?