Posted on 2014-11-05
Not an immense update, but I've changed the appearance of my website to correct a few issues. While the appearance of things has drastically changed, the CSS was only slightly tweaked.
The old layout relied on lots of CSS gradients and transparent background colors. While I thought it looked wonderful, and was very light on bandwidth, it caused browser slowdowns and some pretty extreme problems in Firefox.
The new layout is much more minimal, and sacrifices a few of the superficial effects for performance. It also makes the layout much easier to maintain in the future.
I've been revisiting this design a lot recently - I feel like it's almost finished growing into a final stage. Here's hoping it will keep getting better, and not regressing into something horrible!
Tags: housekeeping css