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Adding Dark Mode Toggle To Your Website

What’s wrong with just having light mode and why do you need dark mode on your website? Is dark mode a goofy aesthetic add-on or does it hold more value then meets the eye? How do you add dark mode to your website? The answer to these questions go further than you might expect. Adding […]


Character Encoding UTF-8: PHP, HTML,and MySQL

Note: Sequel Pro has not had a stable update in some time and I no longer use it. I love Sequel Pro. However, the default encoding is latin1 and you should be using a form of Unicode like utf8mb4 and utf8mb4_unicode_ci. The next time you add a database with Sequel Pro, or any other client, […]


Optimizing large font files for @font-face

@font-face font optimization has been to my mind recently. Due to the CSS Off that Unmatched Style is hosting if I’m forced to be honest. Now you may be wondering what I mean by font optimization for @font-face. In this I mean the reduction of the font file size. For example. Let’s say you have […]

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Web Fonts: Foundries Evolved

The road block It has been long hoped that fonts could one day be embedded on web pages accessibly. That time is now! Contrary to common belief, font embedding has been around for a long time. In 1996 the W3C chartered its first font working group and developed WebFonts (‘@font-face’). However, its implementation has been […]