Building and Sharing Custom Elements using Declarative Shadow DOM
A look at Web Components and templating approaches using Declarative Shadow DOM
Battling FOUC and Layout Shifts
Declarative Shadow DOM
Enter Declarative Shadow DOM, a browser technology that’s not an all-encompassing SSR (Server Side Rendering) solution for custom elements but can delegate the templating part of your element to the server in a technology-agnostic way.
This method leverages a template element with the shadowrootmode=”open” attribute. When encountered by the HTML parser, it creates a Shadow Root and populates it with the template content. The beauty of the Declarative Shadow DOM lies in its similarity to client-side-created Shadow DOM, but with a bonus: it supports streaming…