How to Create Wavy Shapes & Patterns in CSS

How to Create Wavy Shapes & Patterns in CSS

The wave is probably one of the most difficult shapes to make in CSS. We always try to approximate it with properties like border-radius and lots of magic numbers until we get something that feels kinda close. And that’s before … How to Create Wavy Shapes & Patterns in CSS originally published on CSS-Tricks, which is part of the DigitalOcean family. You should get the newsletter. ...
How To Customize WordPress Block Theme Cover Templates with Dynamic Post Feature Images

How To Customize WordPress Block Theme Cover Templates with Dynamic Post Feature Images

If we browse the WordPress theme directory, a majority of themes showcase cover images. It is a feature in popular demand. The cover page trend is true even in the block theme directory screenshots as well. Let’s consider the … How To Customize WordPress Block Theme Cover Templates with Dynamic Post Feature Images originally published on CSS-Tricks, which is part of the DigitalOcean family. You should get the newsletter. ...
CSS Checkerboard Background… But With Rounded Corners and Hover Styles

CSS Checkerboard Background… But With Rounded Corners and Hover Styles

On one hand, creating simple checkered backgrounds with CSS is easy. On the other hand, though, unless we are one of the CSS-gradient-ninjas, we are kind of stuck with basic patterns. At least that’s what I thought while staring at … CSS Checkerboard Background… But With Rounded Corners and Hover Styles originally published on CSS-Tricks, which is part of the DigitalOcean family. You should get the newsletter. ...
Behind the CSScenes, September 2022

Behind the CSScenes, September 2022

Those of you who have been reading CSS-Tricks for a while may remember that we used to publish a little thing we called CSS-Tricks Chronicles. Our friend Chris Coyier would write up a reflection from the past couple of … Behind the CSScenes, September 2022 originally published on CSS-Tricks, which is part of the DigitalOcean family. You should get the newsletter. ...
iShadeed’s Container Queries Lab

iShadeed’s Container Queries Lab

Ahmad Shadeed got an early jump on container queries and has a growing collection of examples based on everyday patterns. And, if you missed it, his latest post on container queries does a wonderful job covering how they work since … iShadeed’s Container Queries Lab originally published on CSS-Tricks, which is part of the DigitalOcean family. You should get the newsletter. ...
Not Sure How to WordPress Anymore?

Not Sure How to WordPress Anymore?

Neither do I! And that’s probably because there’s a lot happening in WordPress-land. The evolution towards full-site editing (FSE) introduces frequent changes to the way we build themes and plugins, and at such break-neck speed that the documentation itself is … Not Sure How to WordPress Anymore? originally published on CSS-Tricks, which is part of the DigitalOcean family. You should get the newsletter. ...
Roundup of Recent Document Outline Chatter

Roundup of Recent Document Outline Chatter

It’s not everyday that HTML headings are the topic de jour, but my folder of saved links is accumulating articles about the recently merged removal of the document outline algorithm in the WHATWG Living Standard. First off, you should know … Roundup of Recent Document Outline Chatter originally published on CSS-Tricks. You should get the newsletter. ...
How stroke-dasharray Patterns Work

How stroke-dasharray Patterns Work

Say you have a line in SVG: <svg<line x1="0" y1="30" x2="500" y2="30" stroke-color="#f8a100" /</svg You can use the stroke-dasharray property in CSS to make dashes: line { stroke-dasharray: 5; } That 5 value is a relative unit based … How stroke-dasharray Patterns Work originally published on CSS-Tricks. You should get the newsletter. ...