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Notes tagged “web design”

Tailwind is, like, the complete opposite of the …

Tailwind is, like, the complete opposite of the CSS Zen Garden of yore. The latter was about fully redesigning a site without ever having to touch its HTML—only thing that changed was a single stylesheet. The former lets you redesign a site by altering all of its markup (while leaving the stylesheet untouched).

Love the renewed attention for “classless” CSS frameworks, …

Love the renewed attention for “classless” CSS frameworks, but I’m gonna keep calling them CSS—or browser—resets. (Just kidding—nah, I’m serious—but this is how I’ve been approaching web design for the longest time. Doesn’t mean I’m somehow against “component-based design,” by the way. [That said, I rarely need more than a handful of classes beyond microformats, “the simplest way to mark up structured information in HTML.”])

Also, quoting from Jeremy Keith’s “Robustness and Least Power”:

> Choose the least powerful language suitable for a given purpose.

Robustness and least power
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Bookmarked https://wptavern.com/gutenberg-7-9-adds-gradients-to-more-blocks-extra-typography-controls-and-new-patterns. A problem _long_ solved by CSS …

Bookmarked https://wptavern.com/gutenberg-7-9-adds-gradients-to-more-blocks-extra-typography-controls-and-new-patterns.

A problem long solved by CSS and the separation of content and presentation. (But visual editors, we need!)

I would not wish the pain of updating dozens or more old blog posts to adjust paragraph design on anyone. Of course, the same could be said of font sizes and similar settings.

Gutenberg 7.9 Adds Gradients to More Blocks, Extra Typography Controls, and New Patterns
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