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Faking container queries with CSS Grid

4 min read. Posted on February 2, 2021

Container queries are an (hopefully) upcoming feature in CSS that will let you create responsive designs that respond to the dimensions of their container (like a div or other HTML element) rather than the dimensions of…

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Debug your visual hierarchy with the squint test

3 min read. Posted on December 11, 2020

"The squint test" is a method to get a feel for the visual hierarchy of your page and the name is quite literally what you're supposed to do. When you squint your eyes and move away from your screen a little you distort…

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How Sergio Mattei made the next Makerlog 6x faster with Polypane

2 min read. Posted on December 1, 2020

Sergio is the creator of Makerlog , a web app that lets Makers log their progress [including me - Kilian] and he is building the next version using Polypane. We interviewed him about his challenges and how Polypane…

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Polypane 4: Unified Console, DOM tree in elements panel

11 min read. Posted on November 9, 2020

A new unified Polypane console, a treeview in the elements panel, prefers-reduced-data and locale emulation, docked devtools for isolated panes, new and updated social media previews and debug tools, Chromium 87 and…

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Polypane demo with Shawn @swyx Wang

1 min read. Posted on October 16, 2020

Last Tuesday together with Shawn @swyx Wang we held a livestream to give a tour of Polypane. We used Shawn's website to go through most of the features Polypane has to offer and shared thoughts on modern web…

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Beautiful CSS 3D Transform Examples

1 min read. Posted on October 5, 2020

3D transforms and perspective can be a great trick to add depth and texture to any website but they're tricky to get right. They can easily look skewed, too flat or distorted if you don't use a fitting perspective or…

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Polypane 3.3: Grids and guides, horizontal overflow detection and updated UI

7 min read. Posted on August 31, 2020

Add grids and guides to your site, detect which elements cause horizontal overflows, new overlays, a refreshed UI and noticable performance improvements. with over 50 changes there's quite a lot to find in the new…

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How Earnworthy uses Polypane to audit landing pages and land 25% more customers

3 min read. Posted on August 17, 2020

We interviewed Nicholas Scalice, the founder of Earnworthy and creator of the GrowthMarketer.co newsletter about how he uses Polypane to be able to provide quick landing page consultations while focusing on both…

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Polypane ❤ Tumult Hype. New integration

1 min read. Posted on July 27, 2020

Tumult Hype lets you create beautiful, responsive HTML5 animations and web content. When you preview your design by clicking the 'preview' button in Hype and selecting Polypane, it will automatically open the viewports…

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How Code& increased their efficiency by 500% maintaining and improving websites like Freshwater SLSC

10 min read. Posted on July 22, 2020

We interviewed Dale Grant, the owner of Code& on their workflow and how Polypane fits into it. As a development-focused agency they use WordPress for a wide variety of clients and projects. Can you introduce us to Code…

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How Red Pixel Themes uses Polypane

3 min read. Posted on July 3, 2020

The following article was written by Vivian of Red Pixel Themes on how they use Polypane in their development process and is part of a series of case studies by Polypane users. We’re Red Pixel Themes , a web shop that…

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Polypane 3.2: Accessibility and viewport sizing

6 min read. Posted on June 12, 2020

We're introducing two big features in Polypane 3.2: The accessibility panel and viewport sizing . Beyond that we added a whole lot of smaller features and improvements, with nearly 40 items in our release notes…

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