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pink link in menu

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  • Started 4 years ago by charles
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  1. charles

    Hi everyone.

    First, let me make clear that I'm an amateur at modding themes. CSS can be a challenge to me.

    So I'm really having a hard time figuring out something that must be very simple. I checked the forums here for information, which have been partially helpful. So, the problem:

    I simply cannot get the active link on the Thematic menu to change color. It's pink right now (

    I've successfully modified other link colors and backgrounds. But I'm having trouble with that specific pink link (...and it rhymes).

    Any help would be very much appreciated, very much.


    Posted 4 years ago #
  2. sowingseeds

    The sticky on menus demystified is the best starting point. However, I think you might have added a plugin related to menus? If so it seems that that style sheet is overriding other settings. You could change the style in there where there (found at: wp-content/plugins/dropdown-menu-widget/themes/simple.css) are two lines using the pink color:
    ul.dropdown a:active { color: #ed008c; }
    li.current-cat a, li.current_page_item a, li.current-menu-item a,
    li.current-cat a:link, li.current_page_item a:link, li.current-menu-item a:link,
    li.current-cat a:visited, li.current_page_item a:visited, li.current-menu-item a:visited{ color: #ed008c; }

    Posted 4 years ago #
  3. yup that pink is from the drop-down menu widget? to what end are you using that? thematic supports a WP3.0-style menu that is totally customizable right out of the box.

    Posted 4 years ago #
  4. charles

    Yes, there was a widget.

    I can't even remember having installed it. Would you know I had installed a drop down menu?

    My frustration is gone. :)

    Great advice. Many thanks!

    Posted 4 years ago #

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