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link-colors()

Easily apply colors for various states of anchor tags (such as hover, focus, active, and visited).

Sass April 23, 2018

Usage

Sass
link-colors($normal, $hover, $active, $visited, $focus)

Parameters

$normal
(Required) (String) The initial color
Default: None

$hover
(Optional) (String) The color when hovering
Default: None

$active
(Optional) (String) The color when active
Default: None

$visited
(Optional) (String) The color when visited
Default: None

$focus
(Optional) (String) The color when focused
Default: None

Parameter Notes

If $active or $focus are not provided, they will fallback to the$hover color (if provided).

If $visited is not provided, it will fallback to the$normal color.

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Examples

Using all parameters

Sass
.element a {@include link-colors(red, orange, yellow, green, blue);}

Using only normal and hover parameters with darken() on hover.

Sass
.element a {@include link-colors($primary_color, darken($primary_color, 10%));}

Source File

Located in /assets/scss/partials/_mixins.scss on line 80.

Sass
@mixin link-colors($normal, $hover: false, $active: false, $visited: false, $focus: false){
    color: $normal;

    @if $visited {
        &:visited {color: $visited;}
    } @else if $normal {
        &:visited {color: $normal;}
    }

    @if $focus {
        &:focus {color: $focus;}
    } @else if $hover {
        &:focus {color: $hover;}
    }

    @if $hover {
        &:hover {color: $hover;}
    }

    @if $active {
        &:active {color: $active;}
    } @else if $hover {
        &:active {color: $hover;}
    }
}

Override

To override or disable this, redefine the mixin/function later on, or use different class names to prevent this from targeting your element.

Sass
@mixin link-colors($normal, $hover, $active, $visited, $focus){
    //Write your own code here, leave it blank, or return false.
}