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Tailwind 2 is Live

November 17, 2020

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(Updated on February 20, 2022)

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If you've been following along on Twitter, Tailwind was hinting that something big was coming. Today we get the reveal.

Tailwind 2.0! 🥳

The first major release to the utility-first framework brings with it some incredible features, and while you should head to the newly redesigned tailwind website to read all of the juicy details, if you want a list of my favorite additions to the framework, keep reading...

A New Color Palette

Tailwind 2.0 introduces a brand-new color palette packed with 220 colors, including 5 different shades of gray. It's beautiful!

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Dark Mode

That's right. Tailwind now officially supports dark mode. And it looks extremely easy to set up!

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I've just published an article showing you how to use the new features to get dark mode set up in your own project! Check it out HERE!

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Extra Wide 2XL Breakpoint

This is a big one for me because I have a 49" ultra-wide monitor. This new breakpoint is designed for 1536px and larger.

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Extended Spacing

With Tailwind 2.0, the default spacing scale has been extended to include micro values as well as new values for use-cases where larger values are needed!

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Group-Hover & Focus-Within By Default

The group-hover and focus-within classes are now part of the default functionality out-of-the-box with Tailwind 2.0!

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Conclusion

There's a lot more that Tailwind 2.0 offers, so make sure to head over to the documentation site to learn more!

I can't wait to start using Tailwind 2.0!

What do you think? Hit me up on Twitter and let me know!

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