Ten-Ton Widgets

.mega-header::before { content: “”; position: absolute; top: 0; right: 0; width: 75%; height: 90%; background-image: radial-gradient(ellipse closest-side, rgba(15, 14, 22, 0.5), #100e17), url(https://res.cloudinary.com/css-tricks/image/fetch/w_1200,q_auto,f_auto/https://css-tricks.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/weight-widgets.png); background-size: cover; background-repeat: no-repeat; opacity: 0.75; } At a recent conference talk (sorry, I forget which one), there was a quick example of poor web performance in the form of a third-party […]

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10 Spooky Designs to Get You Inspired This Halloween

Is the eerie spirit of Halloween haunting your designs? Find spooky inspiration in these ten ghoulish illustrations, videos, and photos. From Polish artist Piotr Jabłoński’s off-kilter and unnerving fantasy paintings to Caley Hicks’ cutesy take on Halloween themes, you’re sure to find something here to get you in the spooky mood. Looking for spine-chilling photos, […]

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Weaving One Element Over and Under Another Element

.mega-header::before { content: “”; position: absolute; top: 0; right: 0; width: 75%; height: 90%; background-image: radial-gradient(ellipse closest-side, rgba(15, 14, 22, 0.5), #100e17), url(https://res.cloudinary.com/css-tricks/image/fetch/w_1200,q_auto,f_auto/https://css-tricks.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/overlapping-featured.png); background-size: cover; background-repeat: no-repeat; opacity: 0.75; } In this post, we’re going to use CSS superpowers to create a visual effect where two elements overlap and weave together. The epiphany for this […]

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Two Images and an API: Everything We Need for Recoloring Products

.mega-header::before { content: “”; position: absolute; top: 0; right: 0; width: 75%; height: 90%; background-image: radial-gradient(ellipse closest-side, rgba(15, 14, 22, 0.5), #100e17), url(https://res.cloudinary.com/css-tricks/image/fetch/w_1200,q_auto,f_auto/https://css-tricks.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/car-colors.jpg); background-size: cover; background-repeat: no-repeat; opacity: 0.75; } I recently found a solution to dynamically update the color of any product image. So with just one <img> of a product, we can colorize […]

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The Teletype Text Element Lives On… at Least on This Site

.mega-header::before { content: “”; position: absolute; top: 0; right: 0; width: 75%; height: 90%; background-image: radial-gradient(ellipse closest-side, rgba(15, 14, 22, 0.5), #100e17), url(https://res.cloudinary.com/css-tricks/image/fetch/w_1200,q_auto,f_auto/https://css-tricks.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/letter-blocks.jpg); background-size: cover; background-repeat: no-repeat; opacity: 0.75; } It was this: <tt> I say “was” because it’s deprecated. It may still “work” (like everybody’s favorite <marquee> in some browsers), but it could stop […]

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Weekly Platform News: Impact of Third-Party Code, Passive Mixed Content, Countries with the Slowest Connections

.mega-header::before { content: “”; position: absolute; top: 0; right: 0; width: 75%; height: 90%; background-image: radial-gradient(ellipse closest-side, rgba(15, 14, 22, 0.5), #100e17), url(https://res.cloudinary.com/css-tricks/image/fetch/w_1200,q_auto,f_auto/https://css-tricks.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/wpn-20191010.png); background-size: cover; background-repeat: no-repeat; opacity: 0.75; } In this week’s roundup, Lighthouse sheds light on third-party scripts, insecure resources will get blocked on secure sites, and many country connection speeds are still […]

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Recipes for Performance Testing Single Page Applications in WebPageTest

.mega-header::before { content: “”; position: absolute; top: 0; right: 0; width: 75%; height: 90%; background-image: radial-gradient(ellipse closest-side, rgba(15, 14, 22, 0.5), #100e17), url(https://res.cloudinary.com/css-tricks/image/fetch/w_1200,q_auto,f_auto/https://css-tricks.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/website-lightning.png); background-size: cover; background-repeat: no-repeat; opacity: 0.75; } WebPageTest is an online tool and an Open Source project to help developers audit the performance of their websites. As a Web Performance Evangelist at […]

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