CSS Chat Summary: 13 February 2020

Author: WordPress.org

Date: February 14, 2020 

Category: Make WordPress Core

I (@isabel_brison) facilitated the meeting based on this agenda.

Full meeting transcript on Slack

First point: how to set standards for using CSS grid in core, especially regarding browser support

I launched the question: why use grid? 

And proposed its main advantage for us is in complex multi-column layouts, in particular if they have dynamically sized columns (such as the columns block).

@laras126 mentioned grid may be more performant in rendering versus flexbox, based on this blog post.

@peterwilsoncc suggested using grid with @supports-based fallbacks, whether using the non-standard IE implementation of grid or otherwise.

I suggested a progressive enhancement

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