We rolled out a new site design on January 1! This is the 17th version of CSS-Tricks if you can believe that. The versions tend to evolve a decent amount beyond the initial launch, but we archive screenshots on this design history page. Like I said in our 2018 thank you post:
This is easily the most time, effort, and money that’s gone into a redesign since the big v10 design. There are a lot of aesthetic changes,
Tim Kadlec on the issues surrounding poor web performance and why it’s so important for us to care about making our sites as fast as possible:
Poor performance can, and does, lead to exclusion. This point is extremely well documented by now, but warrants repeating. Sites that use an excess of resources, whether on the network or on the device, don’t just cause slow experiences, but can leave entire groups of people out.
There is a growing gap between what
I recently came across an interesting sliced disc design. The disc had a diagonal gradient and was split into horizontal slices, offset a bit from left to right. Naturally, I started to think what would the most efficient way of doing it with CSS be.
Sliced gradient disc.
There are so many tools out there to help you pick colors. I totally get it! It’s hard! When colors are done well, it’s like magic. It adds a level of polish to a design that can really set it apart.
Let’s look at some, then talk about this idea some more.
Here’s one I just saw called Color Koala:
It spits out five colors at ya and you’re off to the races.
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