Three This-Changes-Everything Features in WordPress 4.7
Three major changes in WordPress 4.7 jump out as having the power to significantly transform how I do my work every day.
CSS Wildcards for More Tamper-Proof Post Content Styling
I’m building a client site, and I wanted to write a couple of CSS rules:
What Looks Amazing in WordPress 4.7 Beta 1
If you’ve been wanting to get your hands on WordPress 4.7, you can now get the Beta 1 version from wordpress.org. The feature list is looking really spicy. Standouts include:
Fixing the Gaps in inline-block
If you need to line HTML elements up horizontally in CSS, display: inline-block is a great solution that comes with a lot less baggage than float.
How to Create a Text Outline in CSS
Sometimes you need an outline around your text. A recent project required me to place white text on a multicolored image background, so giving that text a black outline was important for readability.
jQuery Smooth Scrolling from CSS-Tricks
Patching Holes in CSS with jQuery: A Practical Example
Today we look at a real-world problem that CSS can’t easily solve, and examine the jQuery fix.
Three Practical Uses of the :before and :after CSS Pseudoselectors
As they come up in my work, :before and :after are a sort of fire escape, letting you quickly route around problems that could otherwise be quite difficult.
Practical Dark Magic with Chained CSS Pseudoselectors
CSS pseudoselectors become very helpful when you can’t touch a site’s underlying PHP.
Why the WordPress Front-End Editor is Going to be Amazing
I started this article in a reflective mood, looking back on 2014 and considering the state of WordPress. As I write the article itself, though, I’m pretty excited, and the way I’m writing it is a big part of that: