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Learning Gutenberg

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Back in 2015, Matt Mullenweg, the co-creator of WordPress, instructed a room full of over a thousand WordPress developers, business owners, end users and designers to "learn JavaScript deeply."

A few years later, it makes sense what he meant. WordPress has announced a new editing experience called Gutenberg, which introduces a drag-and-drop interface and is slated to release in version 5.0. This guide explores the impact of Gutenberg and will walk you through creating your first block.… Read article

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Typography

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Web design, it is sometimes argued, is mostly typography. Here at CSS-Tricks we mostly talk about the technical how-to's of web typography, but there is a whole world out there to dig into around getting good at the aesthetics of typography.… Read article

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OpenType Variable Fonts

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Variable Fonts open up new possibilities for typography on the web, from granular control over styling to optimizations that make for super speedy and selective loading. This guide provides an overview of the concept along with relevant CSS properties and best practices that will help you wrangle custom fonts like a boss.… Read article

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CSS Gradients

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Gradients are your tool in CSS to add multiple colors, often fading from on to another, to the background of elements in web design. This guide covers the different types of gradients that can be created with CSS, including examples that contain tips and tricks to get the most out of the syntax.… Read article

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Form Validation

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Forms. They collection information. Sometimes what is entered isn't in the format we need. How do we validate that? There is a lot we can do right in the browser.… Read article

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React

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A selection of our articles about React, the most popular JavaScript library for managing state and handling the DOM with components.… Read article

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A Complete Guide to Grid

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CSS Grid Layout is the most powerful layout system available in CSS. It is a 2-dimensional system, meaning it can handle both columns and rows, unlike flexbox which is largely a 1-dimensional system. You work with Grid Layout by applying CSS rules both to a parent element (which becomes the Grid Container) and to that elements children (which become Grid Items).… Read article

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A Nerd’s Guide to Color on the Web

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There are a lot of ways to work with color on the web. I think it’s helpful to understand the mechanics behind what you’re using, and color is no exception. Let's delve into some of the technical details of color on the web.… Read article

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Centering in CSS: A Complete Guide

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Centering things in CSS is the poster child of CSS complaining. Why does it have to be so hard? They jeer. I think the issue isn't that it's difficult to do, but in that there so many different ways of doing it, depending on the situation, it's hard to know which to reach for.

So let's make it a decision tree and hopefully make it easier.… Read article

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A Complete Guide to the Table Element

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The <table></table> element in HTML is used for displaying tabular data. You can think of it as a way to describe and display data that would make sense in spreadsheet software. Essentially: columns and rows. In this article we're going to look at how to use them, when to use them, and everything else you need to know.… Read article

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A Complete Guide to Flexbox

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Our comprehensive guide to CSS flexbox layout. This complete guide explains everything about flexbox, focusing on all the different possible properties for the parent element (the flex container) and the child elements (the flex items). It also includes history, demos, patterns, and a browser support chart.
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