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Kartik Budhraja
Kartik Budhraja

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πŸš€ Embracing the Exciting New CSS Viewport Units! πŸŽ‰

In the ever-evolving landscape of web development, staying updated on the latest tools and techniques is vital. And I'm thrilled to share that the recent additions to CSS viewport units are truly groundbreaking! πŸ”₯

Let's take a trip down memory lane when we only had access to "vh" and "vw" units for sizing elements based on the viewport. Those were simpler times, but they came with their own set of challenges. Today, as smartphones introduce varying browser UI designs, we've encountered some perplexing issues. For instance, the "vh" unit didn't always cooperate seamlessly with the space allocated by browser UI at the top or bottom, often resulting in scroll problems or elements stubbornly positioned below the browser interface.

But fear not! The solution is here in the form of three remarkable new units:

  1. Smallest Viewport Height (svh): This dynamic unit intelligently adapts to the most limited available space, making it ideal for scenarios where optimizing every pixel is paramount.

  2. Largest Viewport Height (lvh): On the other hand, lvh confidently claims the largest available screen real estate, ensuring that your elements stand out and occupy the screen effectively.

  3. Dynamic Viewport Height (dvh): This unit is a true shape-shifter. It seamlessly resizes to perfectly accommodate the ever-shifting dimensions of the browser UI. No more wrestling with elements that misbehave or become misaligned when the UI appears or disappears.

Thanks to these innovative viewport units, web developers can now smoothly adapt to the complexities of diverse browser interfaces, delivering a user-friendly and polished web experience. Here's to progress in the world of web design! πŸš€πŸ’»πŸŒ
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