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A few CSS tricks that frontend developers should know

KhanhKitin
・2 min read

Here is a few tricks that I encountered in the process of making CSS and learned how to solve it in a simple way.

1. Vertical alignment

I offten use this in a CSS Navigation Menu.
vertical-alignment

2. Remove white space below image

remove-white-space-below-image
Solution
.img-css {
width: 300px;
height: 200px;
display: block;
}
or
.img-css {
vertical-align: middle
}

3. Using display: flex, the icon is distorted when the text is long

using-display-flex-the-icon-is-distorted-when-the-text-is-long
Solution
.cc {
width: 50px;
height: 50px;
background-color: red;
border-radius: 50%;
margin-right: 20px;
flex-shrink: 0;
}

4. Truncate Text

Solution
{
white-space: nowrap;
text-overflow: ellipsis;
overflow: hidden;
}
truncate-text

5. Disable Text Selection Highlighting

If we want to disable the highlight effect.
Solution
user-select: none;
Disable-Text-Selection-Highlighting

6. Make a Textarea Unable to Resize

Make-a-Textarea-Unable-to-Resize

7. Math with Calc

Math-with-Calc

8. Change an HTML5 Input Placeholder Color

Change-an-HTML-Input-Placeholder-Color

The article will still be updated with more cool things about CSS. Thank you for your support and reading until now.
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Charlène Bonnardeaux • Edited

For the first tip; the good practice is to use a number as multiplier factor; that’s works but it a little bit tricky a flexbox make the job and is more readable ;) but thanks for sharing :D