CSS Grid Video Course
This video offers an introduction to CSS Grid. It can be used to create responsive user interfaces by dividing the web page into a grid of rows and columns.
Get and Set CSS Variables with Javascript
In some case we may need to change the value of the CSS variable dynamically, or get the value of the variable in Javascript. This can be done using the native browser APIs.
CSS Variables (VIDEO)
CSS variables makes many UI problems easy, which were not straightforward before. This video will show you many interesting details about CSS variables.
Using Data-Attributes (data-*) in CSS
A special thing about HTML data-attributes is that its values can be directly rendered through CSS also. Whenever value of data-attribute changes, new value can be rendered in the page automatically.
Disabling Scroll Anchoring with CSS
Scroll anchoring is a new technique implemented in browsers that prevents content jumping. This behavior can be controlled with the CSS overflow-anchor property.
Controlling Whether Mouse & Touch Allowed with CSS pointer-events Property
The CSS pointer-events property can control whether an element can be a target for pointer (mouse & touch) events.
Changing Cursor Color for Textboxes with CSS caret-color Property
The CSS caret-color property changes the color of the caret, or the blinking cursor for text inputs fields. Changing the color of the cursor when the user focuses on the text field makes it more noticeable.
Setting Tab Sizes in HTML with CSS tab-size Property
Setting width for the Tab key can change the look for textboxes and 〈pre〉 element. This can be done with the tab-size CSS property.
How to Justify Text using text-align & text-justify CSS Properties
In a webpage, justification of text can be done with the text-align property. Spaces can further be adjusted with text-justify property.
Adding Hyphens to Text with the CSS hyphens Property
It is a common practice to break lines by introducing a hyphen character between a word. In web pages this is done with the CSS hyphens property.
Indent Text with CSS text-indent Property
Many times you would like to leave empty spaces before the starting line of a paragraph. This can be done with the text-indent CSS property which defines the length of the white space appearing before the first line.
Golden Rules for Typography on the Web (VIDEO)
Good typography does not improve speed or understanding, but leads to greater engagement in reading. This video presented at CSS Day brings out some general guidelines for typography on websites.
Maintaining Aspect Ratios for HTML Videos with CSS
When rendering an image browers maintains its aspect ratio. But this does not happen in this case of video element. This can be done with a bit of CSS.
Setting Spaces between Letters with CSS letter-spacing Property
The letter-spacing CSS property can be used to set spacing between individual characters or letters in words.
Smooth Scrolling with CSS
For modern browsers it is now possible to set smooth scrolling for a webpage with the CSS "scroll-behavior" property. No Javascript is required for smooth scrolling.
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.
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.
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.
Selecting Sibling Elements with CSS
CSS provides the adjacent sibling combinator (+ character) and general sibling combinator (~ character), to select siblings of an element.
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.