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[SOLVED] Link color in comment area

Old Nov 10, 2012, 08:50 PM
Marco Boerner
2 posts · Nov 2012
Hi there!

Tried to find a solution in the forum but couldn't find any. I have the following problem.

I changed the background color and text color of my comment field, I have now the following CSS in the comment form style are:

margin: 25px 0;
padding: 25px;
background: #222222;
color: #ffffff;
-moz-border-radius: 8px;
-khtml-border-radius: 8px;
-webkit-border-radius: 8px;
border-radius: 8px;

Everything looks fine except the links are still in black the way I set it up for the rest of the theme, how can I change the link color of the comment area only? I tried adding something like this here:

a:link {color:#FF0000;}
a:visited {color:#00FF00;}
a:hover {color:#FF00FF;}
a:active {color:#0000FF;}

but assume it's the wrong way of doing that. Does anyone know how to do that right?

Thanks in advance! :-)
Old Nov 11, 2012, 04:37 AM
juggledad's Avatar
23,765 posts · Mar 2009
OSX 10.11.5 WP 4.x Atahualpa(all) Safari, Firefox, Chrome
you will need to add some code to the CSS Inserts option and target the links in the comments. You should use FireBug in FireFox to examine the page and see what elements there are to use as your CSS selector. Try this
HTML Code:
div#respond a:link {color:#FF0000;} 
div#respond a:visited {color:#00FF00;}
div#respond a:hover {color:#FF00FF;}
div#respond a:active {color:#0000FF;}
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Old Nov 11, 2012, 07:48 AM
Marco Boerner
2 posts · Nov 2012
That worked perfect! I completely looked at the wrong place. Should use Firebug more often too!

Thank you a lot!


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