UI / UX
March 19, 2019
Smooth Scrolling with CSS
March 5, 2019
Managing Spacing Between Words with CSS word-spacing Property
The CSS word-spacing property defines the width of white space between words in a block of text.
March 2, 2019
Styling First-Letters with CSS ::first-letter
Styling first letter in a block of text is a good way of increasing user attention span. It can be done with the ::first-letter CSS pseudo-element.
February 27, 2019
Creating Attractive First Lines with CSS ::first-line
When your copy content goes long, it is a good idea to make it visually attractive. The CSS pseudo-element ::first-line can be used to style the first line appearing within an element.
February 25, 2019
Selecting Sibling Elements with CSS
CSS provides the adjacent sibling combinator (+ character) and general sibling combinator (~ character), to select siblings of an element.
February 23, 2019
Selecting Child Elements with CSS
The child combinator represented by the greater-than character (>) select direct children of the parent element. The descendant combinator represented by a single-space character can be used to select children, grand-children, grand-grand-children also.
February 19, 2019
The :focus-within CSS pseudo-class is a selector for an element that contains a focused element as a child. It is the only CSS selector that reaches a parent from a child.
February 5, 2019
Cropping and Resizing Images in CSS using object-fit and object-position
Images can be cropped and resized in CSS using the new object-fit and object-position properties. They are similar to background-size and background-position properties, but can be applied directly to image elements.
January 13, 2019
Using WebP Images with Fallback
If your application involves showing a lot of images then probably it makes sense to add WebP support. Using the HTML
tag is the most robust solution to display WebP images with fallback.
January 5, 2019
Creating Modal Dialog and Lightbox Becomes Easier with HTML <dialog> Tag
January 1, 2019
Detecting when an Element Becomes Fixed in CSS position:sticky with an Intersection Observer
Creating an element which would become fixed during scrolling has become very easy with CSS position : sticky. And with the new Intersection Observer API, it can be detected when an element comes in/out of sticky position.
December 30, 2018
How to Create an On Scroll Fixed Navigation Bar with CSS
December 10, 2018
How to Create a Parallax Scrolling Effect with CSS
Parallax effect is one of the simplest ways to give an elegant look to your webpage. This effect can be achieved with the background-attachment CSS property.
July 2, 2018
Typewriter Animation with Pure CSS
June 15, 2018
Some Less Known CSS Properties for Form Input Fields
This post briefly discusses some less popular CSS properties for form inputs, for example tab-index, caret-color etc. You can use them to make your form even more effective.
June 5, 2018
Typing effect is a good way to grab user attention. To implement typing effect, you can start by showing the first character initially; after a few milliseconds you can show the first 2 characters; and so on till the whole sentence has been shown.
February 11, 2018
Creating a Full Height Page with Fixed Sidebar and Scrollable Content Area
Webpages with a fixed sidebar and a scrollable content area are quite popular. The page expands to 100% height of the screen. Depending upon the height, both the sidebar and content may have scrollbars.
November 1, 2017
Creating a Page with Sidebar and Main Content Area using HTML & CSS
Popularly used in admin pages, a page with a left sidebar to hold menu options, and a section to hold the main content is one simple design that looks good.
October 9, 2017
How to Handle CSS in Browser Full-Screen Mode
When an element goes to full-screen , you can change the user interface by changing CSS properties. Tutorial handles all the cases that can possibly come.
April 9, 2017
Using the scrollHeight property you can make your textarea auto grow vertically based on its content.
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