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Posts tagged element queries

Element Queries for CSS

Element Queries are a new way of writing CSS styles so the rules apply to individual elements on the page, instead of to the whole page as one document like in regular CSS.

Element Queries can be...

A Parent Selector for CSS

How often have you been styling something and thought to yourself, “If only CSS could apply a style to the parent element”?

CSS already has a descendant selector, >, that allows us to select only...

Forget Mobile-First & Desktop-First, it's Time to Think Element-First

Much e-ink has been spilled in the debate between ‘mobile-first’ and ‘desktop-first’ approaches in responsive design. Thankfully in 2016 that battle is behind us, but before I get into the new way,...

How to avoid FOUC with EQCSS

If you're building with EQCSS there may be a period of time between when the CSS on the page applies and when your EQCSS-powered styles kick in. This can look pretty gross, depending on the CSS...

What the Heck are Element Queries & Container Queries?

One of the hottest concepts right now about the future of CSS involves a new way that styles can apply responsively to elements in a more direct way than currently possible. Today if you are...

Responsive Art Direction with Element Queries

A while ago I found myself building a responsive website that had large featured photos on every page. As I built the responsive styles for that page I felt the need to pick one part of the image,...

How Style Scoping Works with Element Queries

One of the CSS concepts I've been experimenting with for the past couple of years is the idea of 'style scoping'. There have been a number of different proposals for the way this might work, and...

Understanding EQCSS Triggers

The EQCSS plugin is designed to re-evaluate the responsive conditions and recalculate the CSS contained within EQCSS styles as often as the page needs it. In order to do this automatically EQCSS...

Using EQCSS as a JavaScript Module with Webpack

Since version 1.5.0 EQCSS has been written in a modularized way. It follows the UMD module style so it's able to be loaded by module loaders as a module with is own scope. If it's loaded outside...

Does Circularity (Self-Reference) Pose a Problem for Element Queries?

One of the questions that always seems to arise whenever the topic of element queries or container queries is mentioned goes something like this:

If a CSS rule contained by an element query were to...

What are Container Queries?

There seems to be a lot of confusion and conflicting information and definitions being given for the terminology relating to style scoping, element queries, and container queries.

As we discuss...

How to make any HTML element scalable!

Last week I was trying to make an HTML5 animation responsive and I was experimenting with using scalable units inside my animation so no matter how big the animation displayed, it would scale up.

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