Solved

hover link working in IE7&8 not in other browsers

Posted on 2011-09-15
11
345 Views
Last Modified: 2012-05-12
For the css hover link, the Governor and Director names on the header IE7 and IE8 work fine, however, it won't work in:  Safari, Firefox, Chrome, and Opera.

http://insurance.illinois.gov/newdefault3/newdefaultflat3.asp
0
Comment
Question by:smitty62
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 5
  • 4
  • 2
11 Comments
 
LVL 40

Expert Comment

by:gurvinder372
ID: 36544727
i can see some activities happening on hover for firefox also,
Which link hover are you talking about?
0
 

Author Comment

by:smitty62
ID: 36544735
Pat Quinn, Governor          Jack Messmore, Acting Director
0
 
LVL 40

Expert Comment

by:gurvinder372
ID: 36544803
but where have you given the :hover styles for links under?

#GovDirLinks ul li a: hover
{
}
0
Independent Software Vendors: We Want Your Opinion

We value your feedback.

Take our survey and automatically be enter to win anyone of the following:
Yeti Cooler, Amazon eGift Card, and Movie eGift Card!

 

Author Comment

by:smitty62
ID: 36544864

#GovDirLinks a:hover{
      font-weight:bold;
      font-size:small;
      color:#FF0;
}

I inserted:  /* Header name links */  into the css so that you can find it easier.  Not only does it not change color, but the mouse pointer is not turning into a hand.

http://insurance.illinois.gov/newdefault3/newdefaultflat3.asp
0
 
LVL 40

Expert Comment

by:gurvinder372
ID: 36544877
So, is the issue resolved now? Is anything pending?
0
 

Author Comment

by:smitty62
ID: 36544907
It works in IE, but it won't work in Safari, Chrome, Firefox, or Opera.  What is stopping the other browsers from not seeing the <a href> link, and not changing color?
0
 
LVL 40

Expert Comment

by:gurvinder372
ID: 36544918
can you update the css to add the :hover style for them, so that i can check it here?
0
 

Author Comment

by:smitty62
ID: 36544960
I moved it out of the CSS include and put in the <style> tags in the <head> section
0
 
LVL 25

Accepted Solution

by:
Kyle Hamilton earned 500 total points
ID: 36546355
The div.menu-area is covering up the links. Try this:

 
.menu_area {
display: none;
position: absolute;
width: 900px;
height: 180px;
right: 0px; 
padding:0; /* remove the padding at the top */
overflow: visible;
top: 90px; /* and position 90px down form the top instead */
}

Open in new window

0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:smitty62
ID: 36548917
Thank you kozaiwaniec.  That worked.
0
 
LVL 25

Expert Comment

by:Kyle Hamilton
ID: 36548952
:)
0

Featured Post

Technology Partners: We Want Your Opinion!

We value your feedback.

Take our survey and automatically be enter to win anyone of the following:
Yeti Cooler, Amazon eGift Card, and Movie eGift Card!

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

This is a PowerShell web interface I use to manage some task as a network administrator. Clicking an action button on the left frame will display a form in the middle frame to input some data in textboxes, process this data in PowerShell and display…
This article discusses four methods for overlaying images in a container on a web page
The viewer will receive an overview of the basics of CSS showing inline styles. In the head tags set up your style tags: (CODE) Reference the nav tag and set your properties.: (CODE) Set the reference for the UL element and styles for it to ensu…
The viewer will learn the basics of jQuery, including how to invoke it on a web page. Reference your jQuery libraries: (CODE) Include your new external js/jQuery file: (CODE) Write your first lines of code to setup your site for jQuery.: (CODE)

740 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question