CSS to highlight layout – great CSS hack

Different depth of nodes will use different colour allowing you to see the size of each element on the page, their margin and their padding. Now you can easily identify inconsistencies when working with the overall layout of elements…

From: dev.to/gajus/my-favorite-css-hack-32g3

Dark and light mode websites – prefers-color-scheme: CSS Media Query

One device and app feature I’ve come to appreciate is the ability to change between light and dark modes. If you’ve ever done late night coding or reading, you know how amazing a dark theme can be for preventing eye strain and the headaches that result. macOS recently implemented a native dark mode but that mode doesn’t convert websites to a dark interface, so you’re still getting a bright site regardless of native theme. Wouldn’t it be amazing if websites would also go dark or light based on user’s system preference?

Source: prefers-color-scheme: CSS Media Query

CSS overflow-wrap — Control wrapping of text overflow or wrapping

This css works in most common browsers (including IE)

Internet Explorer has its own implementation for “overflow-wrap” -> “word-wrap”.

A readymade sass mixin:

Source: CSS overflow-wrap — Control wrapping of text overflow or wrapping – CSS: Cascading Style Sheets | MDN

Bootstrap 4 truncate-text responsive classes SASS helper

I needed to truncate text in certain device sizes in a Bootstrap 4 enabled site.

Bootstrap comes with the text-truncate css class that will truncate text in elements that are in displayed as block or inline-block.

There is no support for targeting the different viewports out the box.
Here is solution for this;


We want the text of this element to truncate (Shorten the text if it doesnt fit and  adds … to the end of the text) on smaller devices:


Include this scss file to your site: