Chris Smith

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Hello World

Hello. 👋 I'm Chris, a front-end web developer from the UK. I blog about front end web development, design and user experience. I've been making web pages since 1999 and blogging since 2008.

You can find me on CodePen, Mastodon and X. Come and say hello.


Latest blog posts

Positioning popover elements (pseudo-anchoring)

The connection between communication languages and programming languages

Making a selected value readable when the text is long

When should we use components and when should we just use HTML?

The development burden of user choice


Big list of all posts