Hi, I’m Jessica.

I’m a frontend developer, speaker and WordPress enthusiast based in Germany. I enjoy working with the Block Editor and create performant websites. I’m a WordPress core contributor, team member of the 5.6 and 6.4 releases and lead organizer for WordCamp Germany 2023.

  • WCEU talk: How Subgrid enhances CSS Grid

    WCEU talk: How Subgrid enhances CSS Grid

    Better late than never, I’ve finally managed to bring this blog post together! I also took time and changed the theme on this website, so that might have been one reason it took a few more days than expected. I’ve also created a new Speaking page and added all my English talks so far there.…

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  • TIL: Smooth scroll behaviour with CSS

    I was aware that the scrolling behaviour of browsers can be adjusted with JavaScript. Today I learned that it’s also possible to do with CSS: Sadly it’s not available in all browsers, Internet Explorer, Safari and Opera do not support it. Check out the CSS Tricks article about the scroll-behaviour property.

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  • TIL: Changes tab in Firefox DevTools

    At the Smashing Conf SF 2019, Jen Simmons walked through creating a layout with CSS Grid almost completely from scratch. Showing the Firefox DevTools, she showed the Changes tab, which basically collects all changes made in the DevTools until you refresh the page. Link to the video and timestamp: https://vimeo.com/331578108#t=526s Be sure to watch the…

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