Join James Williamson for an in-depth discussion in this video Using global link styles, part of CSS: Styling Navigation.
Let's take the styling considerations that we covered in our last exercise and put them…into practice as we set the basic link styles for a site.…Now obviously, every site is different, and it's going to require its own individual link styling.…But let's take a look at some of the global styles that you might want to set on all of your links.…So I have opened up the global.htm from 02_02 folder, and I have it open right now in a browser.…Now, usually it doesn't matter which browser that I use. In this case, I am using Chrome…because there is something that I want to illustrate.…
And we talked about the focus pseudo-class selector in the previous exercise and how…each browser has sort of default styling for focused links.…I also talked about how you don't necessarily want to remove the focus styling because people…with assistive devices or that are browsing your site using the keyboard need to know…when they have established focus on a link.…Well, most browsers show links focus by using that sort of thin dotted outline, but not Chrome as I tab through.…
- Organizing menus with lists
- Creating block-level links
- Styling links, link states, and image links
- Defining link dimensions
- Controlling link spacing in a menu
- Creating rollovers
- Clearing floats
- Indicating current pages
- Controlling cursor states
- Building dropdown menus
- Creating CSS-only buttons
Skill Level Beginner
1. Structuring Navigation
2. Link Styling Basics
3. Creating a Vertical Menu
4. Creating Horizontal Menus
5. Dropdown Menus
6. Enhancing Navigation with CSS
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