Last month we launched the redesign of Thomasnet.com — the backbone of the American manufacturing industry (and the company that happens to employ me full-time). A redesign in which we decided to go all-in with CSS Grid.
This is a website that in January alone received 100k+ visitors on Internet Explorer 11 — the main culprit of browsers without CSS Grid support.
From team buy-in to fallbacks, here’s the approach we took at Thomas with the implementation of CSS Grid.
A quick primer on CSS Grid
CSS Grid is a spec that standardizes the approach to layouts on the web — a spec which has been seven years in the making. It’s a HUGE step forward for design on the web.
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