Underline Links

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Can I make links underline themselves when you put your mouse over the link?
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vasey888

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Hello Vasey888

Please try this:

1. Drag over an HTML Widget
2. Paste in the following code:
<style type="text/css">
A:link {text-decoration: none}
A:visited {text-decoration: none}
A:active {text-decoration: none}
A:hover {text-decoration: underline; color: red;}
</style>
3. Click on OK.
4. Save and update your site.

This will apply to all your links on that page.

Please let me know if you have any trouble with this.
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vasey888

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OK AWESOME. But check out this page :

http://natanddaveoctober2011.yolasite...

The other pages work - this one just goes red when you hover over the links - am puzzled - do I have some conflicting code? Thanks!!!
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vasey888

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ah now I get it - sorted - thanks!
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Mat

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I have just done this myself and it works great. How do I change the colour of the line though. Any Ideas?
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Gop

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Mat,

You can change the:
A:hover {text-decoration: underline; color: red;} line color: statement.

The allowable colors by name are 17 in number the so called standard colors:
aqua, black, blue, fuchsia, gray, grey, green, lime, maroon, navy, olive, purple, red, silver, teal, white, and yellow.

There are millions of colors available but most can't be discened by computer screens so there are lists of web-safe colors somehwere in the 200's range. To address these you need to use the color codes of which there are a few standards. The rgb code and the hex code are commonly used. These color codes can be inserted after your "color:" statement and may look like color:#00CED1 or something like color:rgb 255,0,0

Reference Color charts are available widely on the web.