I’ve been poking around some large and small scale websites and have been trying to get a grasp on some standards/methods used. The first that I’ve observed with smaller websites is that classes and IDs are typically named by something that makes sense (grid_container, banner_nav, email_icon, etc.). However, when looking at larger websites, codeacademy for instance, the classes and names are just what appear to be a random assortment of letters and numbers. Are they using hex to number them or is it just a naming sequence that only they know?
I’m hoping to make better practices while naming my classes and IDs and was wondering if anyone had any insight on this matter.