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The Chrome folks start a new origin trial aiming to improve prefetching. Usually, you have to include JS to prefetch possible future routes depending on user behavior, viewport positions, ... With this, the browser will prefetch for you. That's cool! web.dev/speculative-pr…
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🏎💨🏎💨🏎💨🏎💨🏎💨🏎💨🏎💨🏎💨🏎💨🏎💨 Join us for another Smashing Meets event all about Web Performance. Thursday September 30.smashingconf.com/meets-for-spee…ps://t.co/7IM6qOTi6X �🏎💨🏎💨🏎💨🏎💨 t.co/2ydSTGGHgj
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Oh hey, @TerribleMia notes that we can actually play with container units right now in Chrome Canary, as long as the container queries flag is on. css-tricks.com/container-unit…
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Ever wonder how hex colors work? Explore how 6 lil numbers and letters work together to create color with HEXplorer @CodePen ! ✨ codepen.io/robdimarzo/pen…
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Introducing Partytown 🎉 - Relocate third-party scripts into a web worker - Synchronous main thread DOM ops from the worker - Sandbox and isolate scripts, control DOM access - React/Next.js or no framework at all - Lazy loaded 6kb library dev.to/adamdbradley/i…q
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The new CSS accent-color property makes it quick and easy to roll out our brand colors to certain form inputs by leveraging user agent styles. @MicheBarks explains what it does and how to use it: smashingmagazine.com/2021/09/simpli…
Wallpapers are calling! Do you have an idea for a desktop wallpaper design for October? We’d love to feature it in our upcoming post next week! ↬ Join in: smashingmagazine.com/desktop-wallpa…
CSS tip: you can control the what happens when you reach the end of a scroll area of an element using the "overscroll-behavior" property 🔥y
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OK this is friggin' cool: Using an SVG turbulence filter and different blend modes, we can create “grainy” gradients in CSS. Wonderful article by @jimmmy on CSS Tricks: css-tricks.com/grainy-gradien…
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✨ New: Getting Your head Straight: A New CSS Performance Diagnostics Snippet, by @csswizardry. About the tool smashingmagazine.com/2021/09/css-he… Diagnostics CSS: ct.css csswizardry.com/ct/
🔖 For the bookmarks: Optimum <head> order for performance: <meta /> <title> preconnect <script async></script> CSS with@Importss sync JS sync CSS preload <script defer></script> prefetch / prerender everything else (SEO, icons, open graph) via@csswizardryy#webexpoo #webperff5
Also, a direct link to the (free!) registration: ti.to/smashingmagazi… Hopefully see you there, everyone! ❤️
👻 Disabled buttons. Infinite scroll. Parallax. Carousels. Modals. Mega-Dropdown Hover Menus. There is plenty of frustration on the web. Let’s fix that. 🛠️ 🏕️ Free Online Workshop: Frustrating Design Patterns in 2021, and How To Fix Them (2.5h)smashingconf.com/online-worksho…0uZc
A few useful tools for microcopy and copywriting. Friendly Microcopy Inspiration speakhuman.today Maintaining Product Copy dittowords.com Writing inclusive products uxdesign.cc/how-to-write-i… The entire newsletter issue ❤️ mailchi.mp/smashingmagazi…
Practical Uses for the ::before and ::after Pseudo-Elements in CSS. – Styling Broken images – Custom blockquote – Icon Bullet List – Animated toggle switch – Gradient border – Gradient overlays – Custom radio buttons css-tricks.com/7-practical-us…
“Avoiding the hundreds of hand movements between the keyboard and the mouse saves a lot of cognitive energy.” ↬ @Cneude_Matthieu explains how you too can build your own mouseless dev environment: smashingmagazine.com/2021/09/mousel…
Our dear friends at Velo by @Wix — which offers a full-stack Rapid Web Development platform — wanted to examine what a mass digital migration means for the industry. What web development platforms are being used? Who are they being used by, and why? smashingmagazine.com/2021/09/web-de…
Content scraping is a fact of life on the Internet. When you think of web scraping, you probably don’t think about the scrapers turning around and immediately serving your content on another website. But what if your site content is being re-published? smashingmagazine.com/2021/09/impost…
08 — Displaying nested modals 09 — For complex, multi-step-tasks 10 — During important flows (e.g. checkout) More insights are coming in an article on @smashingmag soon. :-)
Avoid: 01 — For newsletter box pop-ups 02 — Feature notifications 03 — Onboarding modals 04 — Auto-triggered modals 05 — Modals with unrelated tasks 06 — Displaying large amount of data 07 — Displaying error messages
06 — If you need immediate user input 07 — To confirm a destructive action 08 — To avoid irreversible mistakes/errors 09 — To prevent critical transactions/data loss 10 — To verify and review complex input
Bookmark Modals, Overlays and Popovers Design Checklist. Use: 01 — Only if users will value the disruption 02 — If a modal is specific for a task at hand 03 — For repeatable tasks (adding new items) 04 — To reveal more details (quick view) 05 — To display important warnings
08 — Displaying nested modals 09 — For complex, multi-step-tasks 10 — During important flows (e.g. checkout)
Avoid: 01 — For newsletter box pop-ups 02 — Feature notifications 03 — Onboarding modals 04 — Auto-triggered modals 05 — Modals with unrelated tasks 06 — Displaying large amount of data 07 — Displaying error messages
06 — If you need immediate user input 07 — To confirm a destructive action 08 — To avoid irreversible mistakes/errors 09 — To prevent critical transactions/data loss 10 — To verify and review complex input
Our Person of the Week is Vice President of Data Governance at The New York Times, a W3C standards contributor, and an advocate for privacy. Drumrolls, please, for... Robin Berjon! Thank you for everything you do for the community, dear @robinberjon! #smashingcommunity
Small Bundles, Fast Pages: what to do with too much JavaScript. An excellent guide by @benschwarz. – How much JS is too much? – Tooling – SSR for primary content – Lazy load third party resources with facades – Deliver ES6 modules to up-to-date browsers calibreapp.com/blog/bundle-si…
An alternative to customer journey maps: arcs,loops and terrain. stephenanderson.medium.com/when-customer-…
Check out my latest article about how I eliminated render blocking CSS to improve my start render time by a rather impressive 0.6s on a 3G fast connection! ⚡️ #webperf #UX jeffreyknox.dev/blog/eliminate…
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Generate tables in Notion in a snap. You can even directly import data from a CSV file. Build tables: meow.ph/notion-simple-…
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🎤 Podcasts time! What podcasts do you listen to? Anything interesting that you’ve discovered recently?
☞ Pandemic got you pondering your life/work choices? Tune in to Reconsidering, a new podcast from @aarron, @ThisIsBobBaxley and @MsMeredithBlack that explores how to make a life while making a living. reconsidering.org/episodes/1
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If you’ve tried using @GatsbyJS Functions, you’ll know that they open up a whole new world for front-end developers. @PaulieScanlon explains how he built his open-project by using @storybookjs and the Stripe API: smashingmagazine.com/2021/09/moneti…
Integrating a CRM with your business website has numerous benefits. What are these benefits and why should websites be integrated with a CRM platform? smashingmagazine.com/2021/09/reason… (Kindly sponsored by @HubSpot 💖)I
A free inspirational color palette tool made for dark mode design: Night Palette ✨ nightpalette.com
A journey into Web Quality Assurance on @smashingmag. Hope you’ll like it. Thanks to the wonderful smashing team for their help. smashingmagazine.com/2021/09/journe… #UX #QA #accessibility #security #privacy #ecodesign
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👻 Disabled buttons. Infinite scroll. Parallax. Carousels. Modals. Mega-Dropdown Hover Menus. There is plenty of frustration on the web. Let’s fix that. 🛠️ 🏕️ Free Online Workshop: Frustrating Design Patterns in 2021, and How To Fix Them (2.5smashingconf.com/online-worksho…pV6C
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🎉 CSSWG just resolved to adopt@tabatkinss when/else proposal into the next level of CSS Conditionals. Here's the proposal: tabatkins.github.io/specs/css-when…L
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🎙️ Reconsidering, a brand new podcast that explores how to make a living while making a life. By@MsMeredithBlackk@ThisIsBobBaxleyy and@aarronn. Worth subscribing! reconsidering.org/episodes/1ek
For years, pseudo-elements have faithfully helped front-end developers implement creative designs. While they still have an important place, we can now leave pseudo-elements behind in some scenarios, thanks to newer CSS properties. smashingmagazine.com/2021/09/reduci…
Dive into our latest collection to understand how to create accessible colors and seamlessly integrate them with your design system 👇 getstark.co/library/collec…cd
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Dear friends, We are working on something new (and a bit secretive ;) ). If you have 10 mins for a quick usability test via text, please send us a DM :-) Thank you! ❤️
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👻 Disabled buttons. Infinite scroll. Parallax. Carousels. Modals. Mega-Dropdown Hover Menus. There is plenty of frustration on the web. Let’s fix that. 🛠️ 🏕️ Free Online Workshop: Frustrating Design Patterns in 2021, and How To Fix Them (2.5smashingconf.com/online-worksho…pV6C
Multi Colored Text with CSS Shireen Taj shares a supercool multi-colored text demo in CSS on CodePen. Check out the code. codepen.io/TajShireen/pen…
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Need to design something? It can be tempting to start off with computer-based or design tools. These do have their place, but how about stepping back and starting with the humble pen and paper? There are so many reasons why: smashingmagazine.com/2021/09/power-…
What are some of the better UX writing or copywriting resources that you’ve stumbled upon recently? Human Microcopy speakhuman.today Inclusive Writing uxdesign.cc/how-to-write-i… UX Writing Library uxwritinglibrary.com
Prevent items from being hidden underneath the Virtual Keyboard by means of the VirtualKeyboard API 🔗bram.us/2021/09/13/pre…Z �#csss#viewportr#VirtualKeyboardrVe
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🎉 Brand-new blog post just published, all about creating lush, life-like shadows in CSS. Check it out here: →joshwcomeau.com/css/designing-…M Or, keep reading for some highlights. �Bz
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