I don't even bother with supporting IE any more. Most will use Firefox like me or some WebKit browser, I use Otter for that. It's a privacy browser, unlike google chrome.
I'm a Vivaldi fan... mostly for things that Opera USED to have that they told us to go plow ourselves over when they switched to being a chrome-like.
Such as rocker navigation and portrait tabs.
I try to use % for everything, I just wished I figure out how use them for media queries too
% doesn't even make sense in media queries... but then most of the time it doesn't make a lot of sense for major flow columns. There are smaller cases where it makes sense, but an elastic width next to a fluid, or a elastic max-width and min-width (in em) and letting flex-wrap or inline-block do your heavy lifting is way better than declaring much of anything in percent.
... and when I do % it's either 100% for something that doesn't by default,
I might have to find/make a chart for rem/em.... my head is throbbing again.
That you're even thinking a "chart" means you're not thinking about layouts properly. Likely because:
Since I started out in fine art and switched to commercial art
Which means you have to UNLEARN most of the "art" stuff you're thinking about. Web design is DESIGN, and design isn't art unto and of itself. Design is engineering that incorporates art as one of its many facets, alongside accessibility, usability, user experience, and the inherent specifications and limitations
of the technologies involved.
It's why most of the PSD jockeys who call themselves "web designers' are nothing of the sort. They're ignorant fools who know Jack about ****, and the only way they continue to be a thing is by preying upon those who know even less by providing flash instead of substance. Kind of like the mouth-breathers who call themselves "experts" because they can sucker fools with bootstrap and jquery.
EM is dynamic from the start, even on body it doesn't mean "16px" all the time. On my workstation and primary laptop 1EM on BODY, aka 1REM, STARTS OUT at 20px. On my media center with the 4k display it starts out at 32px. This way I don't have to dive for the zoom and deal with how many shoddily coded px based websites fall apart when you do so. Well written EM based sites just automatically scale to the user's preferences. That's what it's for.
Hence why that whole 0.625em / 62.5% font-size == 10px BULLSHIT is exactly that. 100% farm fresh prarie pies from absolute know-nothings who don't know the first damned thing about what EM is, what it's for, or how to use it properly.
That was probably the first big bold bald-faced LIE I came across when I moved over from Accounting programming to developing websites. The LIES
from alleged "experts" in the industry like the Yank-hole or Eric Meyer wieners just kept pouring in from there.I wish there were less Eric Meyer wieners, that is what I'd really like to see. 'Cause if there were less Eric Meyer wieners, sites would be more useful can't you see?
Note, my problem isn't with Meyer, it's with the fanboys who quote him out of context, misinterpret his meanings, use out of date posts and concepts of his like they were the gospel written in stone, and actually give the poor guy a bad rep. See "reset reloaded" as an example of a monster that got out of control.
... look at the bight side, my layouts are not in pt/pc
Some of mine are in pt... you know when/where/why?
<link rel="stylesheet" href="template/print.css" media="print">
Nothing wrong with points if you're using CSS for print.
I use Bluefish Code Editor on Linux
I've used it at a certain jobsite, and it annoyed me no end... but then I find a lot of the "aids" built into browsers that people say "helps make you more productive" do the exact opposite for me, and just get in the damned way.
But to be fair, I'm someone who thinks that tabbed editors are a colossal step BACKWARDS in web technologies, and finds colour syntax highlighting to be an annoying illegible rainbow-striped acid trip.
Syntax highlighting sucked way the *** back when I first encountered it in Turbo Pascal 4, and it sucks even harder today. I've watched people have blatant errors staring them in the face, but they couldn't see it because of the derpy illegible colour choices.
My eyes just can't focus on it, probably because I can actually see colours. Kind of like how unlike most people, I don't associate distortion with volume.
I like static sites and not a fan of cms or WordPress with that Hack Me Sign on it's back! Here's Why -- In 2019's Hacked CMS websites 94% was WordPress all others were between 0.9%-4.3%.
I'm mostly with you on that, but there's nothing wrong with the "poor man's" approach of letting PHP or some other server-side language act as glue between your bits and pieces.
But yeah, do you remember back in '08 when turdpress won the Pwnie for M4ss 0wnage? Won an award for having the most CVE vulnerabilities that year.
99% or more of the templates for turdpress -- including the default one -- CLEARLY weren't written by people qualified to write a single damned line of HTML. Given that HTML is the "easy stuff" that many developers mock for not being a "Real langauge", if these assclowns can't even get that right, how are we supposed to trust them on the back-end?!?
Then you go under the hood and it's got endless entry vectors, the security information isn't secured, ANY code elevation at any point in the code has full access to both the database connection AND the credentials -- that in a monument to the stupidity of mankind they put into DEFINE...
Is it any wonder this "media darling" of idiocy is about as secure as a open door?