Getting the WordPress Block Editor to Look Like the Front End Design

November 4th, 2020

I’m a WordPress user and, if you’re anything like me, you always have two tabs open when you edit a post: one with the new fancy pants block editor, aka Gutenberg, and another with a preview of the post so you know it won’t look wonky on the front end. It’s no surprise that a…

Additive Animations in CSS

November 3rd, 2020

Daniel C. Wilson explains how with CSS @keyframe animations when multiple of them are applied to an element, they do both works. But if any properties are repeated, only the last one works. They override each other. I’ve seen this limitation overcome by applying keyframes to nested elements so you don’t have to do deal…

DOM Review Draft — Published 18 June 2019 is a W3C Recommendation

November 3rd, 2020

As part of working with the WHATWG together on HTML and DOM, W3C selected today to endorse the WHATWG DOM Review Draft – Published 18 June 2019 as a W3C Recommendation. DOM defines a platform-neutral model for events, aborting activities, and node trees. This is the first endorsed WHATWG Review Draft by W3C.

W3C Workshop Report: Web and Machine Learning

November 3rd, 2020

W3C is pleased to announce a report from the W3C Workshop on Web and Machine Learning, held online in August and September 2020. This report contains a brief summary and collects highlights from the individual sessions, and links to the presentation videos. This first-ever virtual W3C workshop kicked off with the publication of 34 talks…

Gray Burst

November 2nd, 2020

I made this neat little gray burst thing. It’s nothing particularly special, especially compared to the amazing creativity on CodePen, but I figured I could document some of the things happening in it for learning reasons. CodePen Embed Fallback It’s SVG SVG has <line x1 y1 x2 y2>, so I figured it would be easy…

WordPress 5.6 Beta 3

November 2nd, 2020

WordPress 5.6 Beta 3 is now available for testing! This software is still in development, so we recommend that you run this version on a test site. You can test the WordPress 5.6 beta in two ways: Try the WordPress Beta Tester plugin (choose the “bleeding edge nightlies” option). Or download the beta here (zip). The current target for the…

The Month in WordPress: October 2020

November 2nd, 2020

October 2020 was a notable month for WordPress lovers, thanks to the release of several products and updates. Read on to keep up with all the latest news! The 2020 WordPress Annual Survey is out The team published the 2020 WordPress Annual survey —  to help those who build WordPress to understand more about our…

The tools that help me work from home with Dyslexia

November 2nd, 2020

Years ago, I wrote something that received some surprising criticism. I’m dyslexic, and I decided to post an update without using any of the writing tools I typically use, just to show people how useful they are. Despite the fact that I introduced the post by explaining it was an example of how challenging writing…

Halodoc uses AI to improve how doctors receive feedback

November 2nd, 2020

Due to Indonesia’s vast size and population, timely and reliable access to healthcare can sometimes be a challenge. Halodoc aims to change that with a mobile first-telemedicine platform that connects Indonesians to doctors and helps them arrange appointments, medicine deliveries, and tests. What’s distinctive about the Halodoc platform is that it draws on human-centered artificial…