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WordPress navigation menus: how to change color when clicked

Tina Walt
Tina Walt asked
Last Modified: 2017-04-21
Now that Pankaj Jangir solved my problem with not having menus show up at all, I need the next step:
When one of the menus is clicked, I need it to change color (such as the red mouseover color) and then when you are on that particular page that was selected, the color of the menu stays that color until you go back to the "Main" page again and it resets. I hope I am clear here:
Eg. I am on the Main page. I select the blue "Services" menu at the top. Once I click it and am directed to the Services page the Services menu color changes to Red and stays Red at the top until I go back to the Main page and it resets itself again.

Thank you,
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Banshi lal dangiFull Stack Developer

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Dear @Tina Walt I have solved your problem yesterday and this problem also, before Pankaj Jangir has ever posted what yesterday. You should only read what experts write.


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Francesco ColucciHtml,Css,Wordpress Expert

Please share the website Tina.
Banshi lal dangiFull Stack Developer

@Tina Try by adding the CSS code which I posted in above comment.
Add that code in  your CSS file.
Francesco ColucciHtml,Css,Wordpress Expert

Add this to your custom css code :

#mainnav ul li a:active {
    color: #d65050;

Let me know

Best regards



Francesco, your code did not do anything. Sorry.


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