Supposedly, this helps browsers prioritize when to download assets and which assets to load.
WooCommerce recently made an entire overhaul of its highly visible dashboard screen in the WordPress admin available as a new plugin that can be downloaded free from the WordPress Plugin Directory. The new design is gorgeous, of course. I mean, anytime WooCommerce touches an admin screen, other plugin developers really pay attention because it influences they way many of them approach UI in WordPress.
Websites have a tendency to decay all by themselves. Link rot, they call it. Unpaid domain name registrations. Companies that have gone out of business. Site owners that have lost interest. What’s sadder than a 404? Landing on a holding page of a URL that used to exist, but now has fallen into the hands of some domain hoarder after it expired, hoping someone will pay a premium to get it back.
One way I’ve been able to do that is to use it as a way to avoid … Read article “CSS Houdini Could Change the Way We Write and Manage CSS”
Similar to running a business, Tetris gets harder the longer you play. Pieces move faster and it becomes harder to keep up.
That’s me on every single startup idea I’ve ever had, which is … Read article “7 things you should know when getting started with Serverless APIs”
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At the start of 2018, as I was starting to go a bit deeper into CSS gradient masking in order to create interesting visuals one would think are impossible otherwise with just a single element and a tiny bit of CSS, I learned about a property that had previously been completely unknown to me: mask-composite.
As an example, we will build a simple grid system based on flexbox. Grid systems play a vital role in responsive designs. However, building a grid … Read article “Responsive Designs and CSS Custom Properties: Building a Flexible Grid System”
The idea is that there is a significant delay between hovering over a link and clicking that link. Say it takes you 300ms of delay. That 300ms could have been spent preloading the next page. And if you do use that time preloading, that page loads that much faster.… Read article “instant.page”