Thinking Ahead: Native CSS Feature Detection

Developing with progressive enhancement is not only a best practice, it’s absolutely necessary given the complexity of today’s websites and applications. We should never be sacrificing accessibility for convenience, so minimizing dependency on CSS3 features is important and, as a …Continue reading

Thinking Ahead: CSS Device Adaptation With @viewport

When we need to adjust a device’s browser viewport, the HTML <meta name=”viewport”> tag is usually our go-to solution. But the viewport meta tag is surprisingly “non-normative”––it’s not a formal W3C spec, much less a web standard. The viewport meta …Continue reading

Triggering CSS Animations with Sibling Selectors

Combinators describe the relationship between CSS selectors, and they’re commonly used to combine two or more selectors into a more specific selector. Examples of combinators are the greater-than sign (>), plus sign (+), and tilde symbol (~). If you’ve ever worked with descendant selectors, …Continue reading