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Sams Teach Yourself CSS 24 in Hours by Kynn Bartlett

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Chapter 12. Styling Links

<feature><title>What You’ll Learn in This Hour:</title>
  • What pseudo-selectors let you designate effects for active links, mouse hovers, and an element focus

  • Which order pseudo-classes follow for link styling and inheritance

  • How to create some of the most common link effects, including replacing the attributes on the <body> tag, removing underlines, and creating dynamic mouseovers

The capability to make hyperlinks is what enables the interconnectedness of the Web; HTML itself is named for the hypertext links. Cascading Style Sheets can be used to style these links beyond the default blue-underlined-text. You’ve already learned how to use :link and :visited pseudo-classes to create CSS rules for link presentation in Hour ...

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