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Stephanie Eckles
Stephanie Eckles

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This week I launched my latest CSS-related project - - which showcases minimal snippets for modern CSS layouts and components.

SmolCSS is intended to be a companion reference to my in-depth tutorials found at

So far, you can learn how to:

  • create a responsive CSS grid layout
  • create a responsive flexbox grid layout
  • πŸ”₯ center anything πŸ”₯
  • enable responsive padding
  • create a responsive sidebar

The selected snippets use just enough CSS to achieve the layout result. This is not to be clever, but to showcase how much we can do with little effort using modern CSS!

More snippets will be added over time, so be sure to bookmark or grab the RSS feed to stay updated!

This project was kickstarted when I joined Colby Fayock for his live stream show Colbyashi Maru. Catch the replay and learn about the static site generator Eleventy while watching me build the base of

➑️ What solutions would you like me to explore next?

Top comments (7)

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Lea Rosema (she/her)

Love your resources, keep up the good work πŸ˜πŸ¦„

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Stephanie Eckles

Thanks so much Lea! I enjoy your CSS work as well πŸ’«

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Bruno Fernando Bevilaqua

Nice !

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Stephanie Eckles

Aww thanks!

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Robert Pearce

I'm jealous I didn't think of this first! Love it -- well done!

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Javan Pohl

I love the name and the minimalist approach you're going for. And 'center ANYTHING'?!! Flameo indeed