Problems with visited links being inconsistent

Discussion in 'HTML' started by Matt Stanley, Aug 26, 2004.

  1. Matt Stanley

    Matt Stanley Guest

    I'm experiencing frustration with our site not consistently displaying
    visited links. We use CSS, and the links on some pages work as intended, but
    others do not.

    To see an example of what I'm talking about visit the following page:

    Then click back and Refresh the page... the link does not change color. The
    problem exists in both IE & NS.

    Any idea what's going on here, or how to fix it?

    Thnx in advance for your help.

    Matt Stanley, Aug 26, 2004
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  2. Matt Stanley

    Dave Patton Guest

    So what is it you intend? For "links to be links"? That would be good:
    I can't, because I went straight to your example page.
    I clicked on the "20 software products" link, then
    used by Back button, and that link didn't change
    color to indicate that it had been visited.
    Hint: the "problem" disappears if I disable your stylesheet.

    Whomever wrote the CSS used on this page has made it so
    that normal, active, and visited links all display the same:
    ..pageBody A:active, .pageBody A:link, .pageBody A:visited {
    color: #0000FF;
    text-decoration: underline;

    By the way - it's considered to be "a good thing" to have
    valid webpages, especially when posting examples asking
    for help. Your page won't validate. If I force an encoding
    of 'windows-1252', then I see there are 28 errors.
    Dave Patton, Aug 26, 2004
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