Styling Links with CSS

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To style links with CSS, at first we should know the following link states: link, visited, hover and active. Use the pseudo-classes of anchor element to style links −

a:link for link
a:visited forvisited link
a:link for hover on link
a:active for active link

Example

Let us now see an example −

 Live Demo

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
<style>
a:link {
   color: orange;
   text-decoration: underline;
}
a:hover {
   color: red;
   text-decoration: underline;
}
a:active {
   color: green;
   text-decoration: underline;
}
</style>
</head>
<body>
<h1>Tutorials</h1>
<p><a href="https://www.tutorialspoint.com/java">Java</a></p>
<p><a href="https://www.tutorialspoint.com/chsharp">C#</a></p>
<p><a href="https://www.tutorialspoint.com/jquery">jQuery</a></p>
<p><a href="https://www.tutorialspoint.com/ruby">Ruby</a></p>
<p><a href="https://www.tutorialspoint.com/pytorch">PyTorch</a></p>
</body>
</html>

Output

Example

Let us now see another example −

 Live Demo

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
<style>
a:link {
   color: blue;
   text-decoration: none;
}
a:hover {
   color: blue;
   text-decoration: none;
}
a:active {
   color: blue;
   text-decoration: none;
}
</style>
</head>
<body>
<h1>Demo Heading</h1>
<div>
<p>This is the <a href="https://tutorialspoint.com">reference</a></p>
</div>
</body>
</html>

Output

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Published on 30-Dec-2019 16:45:45
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