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A Quick Way to Remember the Difference Between `justify-content` and `align-items`

April 17th, 2018 by Robin Rendle

I’m the same as Robin and use to always forget these. My way of remembering which one is which is going back to left align, right align, or justifying text. When you justify text it stretches it across the horizontal axis. Robin’s approach is different, but what ever works for you (and stops the inevitable […]

Cutting the Mustard with CSS Media Queries

April 16th, 2018 by Andy Kirk

In the past we’ve used a javascript check to define the types of things we might load onto a page. The idea is that certain modern browsers support new things, and if those new things are supported you could reasonably expect the browser was new enough to do all the fancy stuff you wanted… so […]

Measuring the Hard-to-Measure

April 13th, 2018 by Harry Roberts

Have you ever wondered how many people are printing out your web pages? Me neither, but if you did want to know who was printing your web pages it might be difficult to work that out. In this tutorial, Harry Roberts shows you how you can do that with tracking pixels.

Google and HTTP

March 21st, 2018 by Dave Winer

I’m a big fan of moving over to HTTPS in favour of staying on HTTP. This mainly comes down to two reasons: I want to run on http2 and it requires https; and I want to use Service Workers and have an offline progressive web ap… which also requires HTTPS. I’d never thought of the […]

Fresh From The Podcast

RWD Podcast #69 – Service Workers for everyone!

April 6th, 2018

With the arrival of iOS11.3 we now have service workers on Apple devices, meaning a wave of PWAs are about to hit us. HOORAH!

RWD Podcast #68 – One size fits all Service Worker

March 9th, 2018

This week I go over Jeremy Keiths new one size fits all service worker and possible use cases for service workers on travel sites. We celebrate International Women’s Day and look back on a year with CSS Grid.

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AMP is not the issue, it’s Google

March 9th, 2018

Just as I was hitting ‘schedule campaign’ on the RWD Weekly newsletter the Google AMP team published an article about a new announcement. It seemed that after a long list of blog posts questioning the ethical existence of AMP and Google’s technical application of the AMP results in their search the team were addressing our […]

Why isn’t my iframe loading?

February 25th, 2018

One of my favourite side projects over the years is Am I Responsive, a little tool that provides a high fidelity view of your website across four different devices (Mobile, Tablet, Laptop, Desktop). You can read about how the tool was made, but essentially it is a set of four <iframe> that load in an […]

RWD Weekly #297

February 23rd, 2018

There’s no feature site this week because I’ve finally got around to fixing something I’ve been meaning to on the Am I responsive site. There have been a number of tweets/emails over the past couple years t say that the Am I Responsive tool wasn’t working. 100% of these occasions have been due to one […]