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How TeliportMe is moving to the web with Polypane

4 min read. Posted on October 11, 2021

We interviewed Vineet Devaiah, the CEO of TeliportMe on their move to the web and how Polypane is helping them do this. Hey Vineet, so good to talk to you! Can you introduce us to TeliportMe ? Yeah, Teliportme is the…

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How to find the cause of horizontal scrollbars

3 min read. Posted on August 17, 2021

One of the most time consuming issues when it comes to web development is debugging horizontal scrollbars . They're easy to overlook while developing (especially on macs) and if users scrolls horizontally, your layout…

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Polypane 6.3: Tunnel vision simulator, webmanifest support, updated UI

5 min read. Posted on August 5, 2021

In Polypane 6.3 we added new debug tools and improved the meta panel and outline panel. And we moved the reload button. What's Polypane? Polypane is a web browser for developers, designers and anyone that works on web…

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Detecting media query support in CSS and JavaScript

4 min read. Posted on July 19, 2021

Recently I needed a way to detect support for a media query in CSS and JavaScript. To detect if a browser supports a certain CSS feature, you can use @supports () { ... } , but that doesn't work for media queries. In…

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Polypane 6.2: HTML validation, robots.txt support, RTL emulation and more

7 min read. Posted on July 14, 2021

In Polypane 6.2 we focused on improving the app performance and consistency, particularly around updating, pane resizing, tab handling and dark mode. What's Polypane? Polypane is a web browser for developers, designers…

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Creating websites with prefers-reduced-data

8 min read. Posted on July 6, 2021

Even though more and more people get access to the internet every day, not all of them have fast gigabit connections or unlimited data. Using the media query prefers-reduced-data we can keep our sites accessible to…

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Fixing contrast issues, on your own site and elsewhere

2 min read. Posted on June 8, 2021

Insufficient text contrast is the most common accessibility issue on websites today. According to the WebAIM Million report for 2021 , 86.4% of home pages world wide have low contrast text. What's worse, this number has…

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A11y tooling in Polypane (video)

1 min read. Posted on June 7, 2021

On May 25th Kilian Valkhof (the creator of Polypane) joined the Twitch channel of Stephanie Eckles to walk through most of the accessibility options in Polypane. Check out the recording below: If you prefer reading…

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Responsive design ground rules (updated for 2021)

5 min read. Posted on June 3, 2021

Creating a responsive design can be intimidating. There are many moving parts, things might lay out in ways you didn't expect and keeping all various viewports in mind when laying out a design can be daunting. With these…

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Polypane 6.1: Readability, Content Chaos and rewritten event sync engine

4 min read. Posted on June 1, 2021

Polypane 6.1 adds two new debug tools and a much more performant, completely rewritten interaction syncing engine along with numerous smaller improvements and bug fixes. What's Polypane? Polypane is a web browser for…

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The perfect responsive menu (2021)

2 min read. Posted on May 30, 2021

On a desktop, websites have the space to show the full menu or navbar. On a mobile device that space isn't there and you want to hide the menu behind a toggle (like a hamburger icon), then show it when people click that…

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Device testing is not enough

3 min read. Posted on May 27, 2021

When you get started with responsive design, you wouldn't be wrong to think it's all about devices. Questions like "which size to use for mobile" quickly come up, and most testing is done on developers' own devices…

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