Building a responsive grid with CSS Grid

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If you haven’t messed with it, yet…

CSS Grid is pretty handy.

Take this HTML, for example:

<div class="wrapper">
    <div class="box">1</div>
    <div class="box">2</div>
    <div class="box">3</div>
</div>

We can easily create a grid like this:

.wrapper {
    display: grid;
    grid-template-columns: 100px 100px 100px;
    grid-gap: 10px;
}

That’ll give you a grid that looks something like this:

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And, you can do even more complex layouts like this:​​​​

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With just a few lines of code.

Again, pretty handy.

Anyway, one of the things I immediately wanted to do was build a Bootstrap-like grid system using CSS Grid. So, I did… and I put it into its own CSS file that I just drag and drop into my different projects.

Would you like that code for yourself?

Well, it’s inside my NEW web design course over on SkillShare. There’s a full lesson on HOW to build the grid if you want to build your own AND, you get access to the full source code I used, so you’ll also get the exact grid I built.

And, of course, there’s a ton more you’ll learn in the course…

Like submitting forms via AJAX.

Building a rotating mobile menu with CSS transitions.

Sending emails with PHP

And, more.

Anyway, link to get the course at NO cost is here: https://skl.sh/2xM6Y3l

Enjoy!

John

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I’m a 15-year veteran of freelance web development. I’ve worked with bestselling authors and average Joe’s next door. These days, I focus on helping other freelancers build their freelance business and their lifestyles.

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