Power-up Your Web Design with CSS Variables

When CSS was first introduced in 1996, it allowed web designers to make changes by updating a single stylesheet instead of hundreds of web pages. As the popularity of CSS grew, so did its functionality. Today, one website can have hundreds or even thousands of values stored in stylesheets. However, when a designer wants to…

Using Chrome’s Coverage Tool to Optimize Your CSS

Websites are ever-evolving products. They are updated for speed, security, accessibility, and new features. The thought experiment about the Ship of Theseus comes to mind when thinking about the lifetime of a website. If you replace boards on a wooden ship as they rot, every board will eventually get replaced. At that point, is it…

Form UX Best Practices

Web forms provide a critical pathway between your business objectives and your customers. There are many different types of forms, but the objective is the same β€” to get the user to convert β€” to make the form engaging, enticing, and easy to fill out and submit, whether it’s for an eCommerce order, a newsletter…

The Evolution of Web Design

The world of web development and design is always evolving. When the first website, CERN, went live in 1992, it was entirely text based with no real layout to speak of. As time went on, the possibilities of the web led to incredible developments from innovators all over the world. In 1993, ALIWEB launched what…