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Mar 23, 2022 ⋅ 7 min read

The best styling options for Next.js

Marie Starck Marie Starck is a fullstack software developer. Her specialty is JavaScript frameworks. In a perfect world, she would work for chocolate. Find her on Twitter @MStarckJS.

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6 Replies to "The best styling options for Next.js"

  1. I think you make a mistake in the cons to of css modules.

    Potential styling conflicts when used in large projects.

    Not really css are managed by JavaScript for give scope (always have a hash to prevent collision)

    No dynamic styling (e.g., based on a status like loading, error, success, etc.)
    This would be implemented with data-attributes.

    And another pro is that CSS Modules is more fast than another styles solutions.

    1. I… totally did. 🤦‍♀️ Thank you for bringing that to my attention. I will get that fixed.

      As for data-attributes, I couldn’t find a good and easy example. The best I could find was Sasha’s guide to write CSS components using data attributes (https://sacha.me/articles/css-data-components). Compared to Emotion where you can just pass in props and any conditional styling you want, using data-attributes sounds complicated.

      1. Nothing complicated about using data attributes. CSS (especially SCSS) modules are boss. Never understood the whole appeal of “single file components”. One tab for html/jsx another for css and you’re clean and in business. No need to get out of sync with the rest of the web and constantly change to a new hipper syntax each year. Have you thought of the headaches of opening up a tailwind or css-in-js site 5 years from now when whatever library du jour you used is long defunct and a security liability?

        “`css
        div[data-invalid] {
        color: red;
        }

        div:not([data-invalid]) {
        display: none;
        }
        “`

        “`javascript
        Name is a required field
        “`

    2. Hi Anthony,

      Thanks for reading this blog post and catching this error! We’ve updated the post with the corrected information.

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