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Hi there guys,


I've been changing the colors on the nav - and it looks good.


I can't seem to change the hover and active states though.


Here is the URL:




I'd like to:


1. Remove the squares that come up behind the text on hover

2. Change the active link color to red


Can you give me some pointers please? I've tried 'inspect element' but can't see where to locate the styling for these nav text states.


Thank you in advance





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Try adding the following to your custom CSS:


#site .section-navi .pl-nav > li.current-menu-item > a,
#site .section-navi .pl-nav > li:hover > a {
  background: transparent;
#site .section-navi .pl-nav > li.current-menu-item > a {
  color: red;
In Chrome dev tools there is a button where you can determine specific states such as active, hover etc... this will greatly help you in the future when you wish to change the styling of a specific state. I think the best course of action would be for you to do the free interactive tutorial from Code School, its quite awesome.

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Thanks Danny, that's super dooper !!


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No problem at all.

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