Frontend Focus #?489 — May 5, 2021 | Read on the web The History of CSS — Jay Hoffman returns for another instalment in his excellent web history series, this time looking at the backstory of CSS. The series so far has covered things such as search, browsers, web design, and more — all are well… Read More

Frontend Focus #?488 — April 28, 2021 | Read on the web A Guide To Newly Supported, Modern CSS Pseudo-Class Selectors — The CSS Working Group Editor’s Draft for Selectors Level 4 includes several pseudo-class selectors that already have proposal candidates in most modern browsers. This guide will cover ones that currently have the best… Read More

There will be times when you will face serious downtime on your WordPress website due to a plugin causing an issue or the active theme preventing the site to load. You might be getting the below error. Now how do you debug this? If only there was an exact error, you would have been able… Read More

Frontend Focus #?487 — April 21, 2021 | Read on the web An In-Depth Guide To Measuring Core Web Vitals — How are Core Web Vitals measured? How do you know your fixes have had the desired effect and when will you see the results in Google Search Console? Barry Pollard takes a look. Jess B… Read More

Frontend  Focus #?486 — April 14, 2021 | Read on the web What’s New in Chrome 90 for Developers — Version 90 of Google Chrome is rolling out now, and it includes a new value for the CSS overflow property, the renaming of the Feature Policy API to Permissions Policy, a new way to implement and… Read More

Frontend  Focus #485 — April 7, 2021 | Read on the web Vanilla JavaScript Code Snippets — A thorough look at vanilla resources and lightweight JS libraries to help solve various problems without the need for any large overheads or third-party dependencies. Vitaly Friedman Dark Mode in 5 Minutes with Inverted Lightness Variables — Tips for creating… Read More

Frontend  Focus #484 — March 31, 2021 | Read on the web Developing For Imperfect: Future Proofing CSS Styles — How can we plan future-proof styles in a world with an infinite degree of device and user ability variance? This post explores how things break and how modern CSS provides solutions. Stephanie Eckles Who Has The Fastest… Read More

Frontend  Focus #483 — March 24, 2021 | Read on the web Image via: Smashing Magazine  A Complete Guide To Accessible Front-End Components — This is a comprehensive look into reliable accessible components: from tabs and tables to toggles and tooltips. A detailed resource worth bookmarking, with lots of links to great resources. Smashing Magazine Compat2021: A… Read More

Frontend  Focus #482 — March 17, 2021 | Read on the web Ghost 4.0 — This popular open-source publishing tool / CMS just hit a major new point release, adding a new dashboard, membership features, integration tweaks, and neat frontend changes such as responsive, lazy-loading images everywhere, and notable performance gains. Ghost Just-In-Time: The Next Generation of… Read More