CSS Filter Primitives — SVG Filters on HTML Elements

Last week I walked through the css named filter functions which are relatively easy to understand and use. However, they’re only one way to add css filter effects and the least powerful way at that. Today I want to look at filter primitives, one of the other and more powerful ways to add filters to images and elements.

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CSS Named Filter Effects — Non-Destructive Effects for Images and Elements

Like clipping and masking, filters have long been the domain of graphic editors. For example if you wanted to change the saturation of an image, you’d open an editor, make the changes, save the image, and be on your way. Before too long we’ll skip the graphic editor and filter our images through css alone.

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CSS Clipping and Masking: Examples and Observations

On Monday I walked through the spec for css clipping and masking. Since the post grew a little long, I promised some examples for today. I’ll also offer a few observations at the end of the post.

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CSS Clipping and Masking — Show and Hide Parts of Images and Elements with Code

If you’ve done any work with a graphics editor, you likely know what clipping and masking are. Both hide parts of elements visually. Clipping defines which part of an element to show and which to hide, while masking combines two elements to determine how much of each pixel should be transparent.

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CSS Grids: Examples and Code for Common Layouts

Earlier in the week I walked through the css grid layout module. There was a lot to cover and as the post grew long I saved some real examples for today.

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