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CSS CSS Foundations Selectors Link and User Action Pseudo-Classes

:focus Pseudo-Class only works with Input


I tried to do exactly this video told me, which is

a:focus { background-color: yellow; }

but it doesn't work. The only thing that works is

input:focus { background-color: yellow; }

Also, I tried to make :focus available for everything, which is

:focus { background-color: yellow; }

It also doesn't work. Only works when I focus on the input.

Can anyone explain?

1 Answer

Hi - your code is correct. Take a look at my basic example: http://codepen.io/frogmcw/pen/eJcwn

Feel free to use my basic example and experiment. If you are still having difficult, post a codepen sample and we can take a closer look!

Hi Monica,

Thanks for your reply. I tried downloading the project files from the original video. Strangely, it doesn't work either. Maybe it has something to do with my browser? Currently using Safari 7.02