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How to style a link with CSS to change border color of image, but not add border around text?

Brad Bansner
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Last Modified: 2012-07-30
I have CSS like this:

.videothumb{border:2px solid #2e2e2d;padding:4px;}
a.videolink,a.videolink:visited{color:#7d7c7b;text-decoration:none;}
a.videolink:hover{color:#7d7c7b;text-decoration:underline;border:2px solid #676765;}

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My HTML link looks like this:

<a href="#"><img class="videothumb" src="img/img.jpg"><br />
Some text here</a>

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So, I want a hover event to change the color of the border around the image but not add a border around the text part of the link, which is what it is doing currently.

I had also tried this:

.videothumb:hover{border:2px solid #676765}

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That worked nicely for the image, but if you took the mouse off the image and just on the text part of the link, the border highlight would go away.

There must be some compromise between these two methods that will do what I want? Thank you!
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