Styling Empty Cells With Generated Content And CSS Grid Layout — Smashing Magazine

A common Grid Layout gotcha is when a newcomer to the layout method wonders how to style a grid cell which doesn’t contain any content. In the current Level 1 specification, this isn’t possible since there is no way to Continue reading Styling Empty Cells With Generated Content And CSS Grid Layout — Smashing Magazine

Bringing Together React, D3, And Their Ecosystem — Smashing Magazine

Since its creation in 2011, D3.js has become the de facto standard for building complex data visualizations on the web. React is also quickly maturing as the library of choice for creating component-based user interfaces. Both React and D3 are Continue reading Bringing Together React, D3, And Their Ecosystem — Smashing Magazine

A Comprehensive Guide To UI Design — Smashing Magazine

(This is a sponsored article.) With the big picture established — mapping user journeys and defining your design’s look and feel — my fifth article in this series of ten articles dives into the details of designing user interface components. Continue reading A Comprehensive Guide To UI Design — Smashing Magazine

A Comprehensive Website Planning Guide (Part 1) — Smashing Magazine

As a veteran designer, developer and project manager on more sites than I can count, I’ve identified a common problem with many web projects: failure to plan. As the same issues come up repeatedly in my work, I’ve written this Continue reading A Comprehensive Website Planning Guide (Part 1) — Smashing Magazine

Designing A Perfect Responsive Configurator — Smashing Magazine

Here’s a little challenge for you. How would you design a responsive interface for a custom car configurator? The customer should be able to adjust colors, wheels, exterior details, interior details and perhaps accessories — on small and large screens. Continue reading Designing A Perfect Responsive Configurator — Smashing Magazine

Global Diversity CFP Day — Smashing Magazine

A CFP, or Call For Proposals (sometimes also known as a Call For Papers), is a request for speakers to send their proposed talk ideas to a conference. The conference will review the proposals and decide who to ask to Continue reading Global Diversity CFP Day — Smashing Magazine

The Grown-Up Web, Branding Details, And Browser Fast Forward — Smashing Magazine

Summary Table of Contents Quick Summary Staying on top of the newest techniques, browser updates, and hot topics can be hard. Anselm Hannemann summarized what happened in the web industry in the past few weeks, so you can easily catch Continue reading The Grown-Up Web, Branding Details, And Browser Fast Forward — Smashing Magazine

Icons As Visual Elements For Screen Design — Smashing Magazine

(This is a sponsored article.) Icons are everywhere. They have been around for a long time, and it’s difficult to imagine a world without icons or symbols today. Only designers will know how much effort and time is needed to Continue reading Icons As Visual Elements For Screen Design — Smashing Magazine

Learning Framer By Creating A Mobile App Prototype — Smashing Magazine

The time of static user interfaces is long gone. Designing interactive prototypes is the best approach to expressing your ideas and explaining them to clients and stakeholders. Or, as Jerry Cao of UXPin puts it: “Nothing brings you closer to Continue reading Learning Framer By Creating A Mobile App Prototype — Smashing Magazine

How To Streamline WordPress Multisite Migrations With MU-Migration — Smashing Magazine

Migrating a standalone WordPress site to a site network (or “multisite”) environment is a tedious and tricky endeavor, the opposite is also true. The WordPress Importer works reasonably well for smaller, simpler sites, but leaves room for improvement. It exports Continue reading How To Streamline WordPress Multisite Migrations With MU-Migration — Smashing Magazine