Frontend at trivago
Insights, experiences and learnings from trivago's tech teams.
The still experimental feature of CSS container queries allows us to make child elements listen on the current layout state of their parent element via pure CSS declarations. With the recent implementation of Google Chrome's experimental flag for CSS container queries we're now able to play around with this upcoming feature and already get some insights into it.
Sometimes, when I look back over the time I have spent working at trivago, I see how it changed my life and how lucky I have been to get the chance to work among this amazing community, to live and to learn with them. I look back and see a younger version of myself looking desperately for something different and, by just sheer luck, getting it.
Filtering is an important way to find what you're really looking for, so why should we be okay with some users not being able to access them? We're not, so we did something about it.
How accessibility came from being neglected to being an important part of what we do at trivago