Found 19 blog posts tagged with #css-concepts

CSS z-index and stacking contexts

May 17, 2021css-conceptscss

This post explains why elements with higher z-index values are not always in front of elements with lower z-index values

Design principles behind CSS language

May 10, 2021css-conceptscss

Before you complain about CSS problems at scale or request new features, you should read the design principles behind it

On implementation of CSS parsers

May 07, 2021css-conceptscss

Being able to process and transform CSS before running in browser is powerful and open to a lot of possibilities

What happens when errors occur in CSS

May 03, 2021css-conceptscss

Error handling in CSS is taken care by CSS parsers where bad or unsupported syntax will be stripped off and recovered gracefully

On strategies of CSS minification

Apr 28, 2021css-conceptscss

How CSS optimizers work under the hood by applying different minification techniques on CSS files resulting in smaller file size

CSS margin collapsing

Apr 20, 2021css-conceptscss

A CSS behavior when the adjoining margins of two or more elements can combine to form a single margin

CSS box model

Apr 19, 2021css-conceptscss

The CSS box model describes the rectangular boxes that are generated for elements in the document tree

A closer look at CSS cascading

Apr 17, 2021css-conceptscss

CSS cascading is the key concept of CSS which allows several style sheets to influence the presentation of a document

Writing less CSS with inheritance

Apr 17, 2021css-conceptscss

CSS inheritance propagates property values from parent elements to their children, establish the basis for consistent design with little code

How to calculate CSS specificity

Apr 16, 2021css-conceptscss

Take a closer look at how to calculate the actual specificity value to determine which selector takes precedence