IE7 Visited links CSS

Posted on 2008-06-11
Last Modified: 2013-12-08

The css tags a:visited{color: #2a2a2a} used to work fine in IE6 but it seems to be broken in IE7.

How do I modify my CSS to make the browser remember visited links and show them in different color?

I have tried: a:link:visited, a:visited:link {color: #666666}, but it doesnt work as it supposed to.

Question by:niftyhawk
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ID: 21760687
a:visited{color: #2a2a2a} should work fine with IE7 too
just make sure that the styles are in order of


and there are no other styles which are over-riding or clashing with the a:visited one like a:link:visited or a:visited:link

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cool_sathish_333 earned 500 total points
ID: 21760705
Hello niftyhawk,
Just make a try of this one

replace >> a:visited{color: #2a2a2a} << 
>> a:visited {color: FFAD73;  font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; text-decoration: none}  <<

<STYLE type="text/css">
body { font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif;  font-size: 10px;  }
td { font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif;  font-size: 10px; }
a:link {color: F76B08;  font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; text-decoration: none}
a:visited {color: FFAD73;  font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; text-decoration: none} 
a:active {color: #ffffff;  font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; text-decoration: none} 
A:hover {text-decoration: none; color: #ffffff}

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Author Comment

ID: 21761515
Your code works for links that are pointing to http locations.. like say <a href="">Google</a>

But, if my links are pointing to JavaScript locations, say <a href="JavaScript:document.forms[0].textName.value='101';document.forms[0].submit();">Submit Form</a>
then it doesnt work once I visit the same page again.

All this code works in IE6, but something has changed in IE7. How can I fix this?


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