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Faster Layouts with CSS Grid

And subgrid, landing on Dec 3

CSS Grid has been available in most major browsers since early 2017, and it makes web layout more powerful than ever before. But complex-looking new syntax (line-names! grid-areas! minmax! fit-content! fr units!) and missing IE11 support can make it scary to many developers.

Don’t let that stop you: CSS Grid has made my layout process faster and simpler, with more flexibility. We can get started with a few basics, and the fallbacks don’t have to be overwhelming:

Check out this practical demo with a classic layout

With Subgrid, we can also start to lay out nested elements on a shared grid:

Subgrid for Better Card Layouts, with fallbacks for legacy browsers

Laying Out Forms using Subgrid

Miriam Suzanne is a product lead, user-experience designer, writer, speaker, and open source developer.


Miriam presenting

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Take full advantage of the universal web, and reduce maintenance over the long term with resilient HTML, CSS, and JS systems. OddBird provides custom consulting and in-depth trainings on front-end architecture and workflow – from advanced HTML/CSS to integrated design systems, component libraries, testing, and documentation.

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