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hi-lighted nav on hover with foundation

how can l create a nav bar that when they user hovers like seem like the particular item they hovered on is hi-lighted using foundation?l tried using borders but seem to be having sum issue so scrapped it all. Nick Pettit Guil Hernandez

this image gives a clearer idea of what i am talking on about guys thanks in advance highlighted nav bar

2 Answers

Pavle Lucic
Pavle Lucic
10,801 Points

From the picture, it seems that you want to achieve that you have bottom border of whole navigation, and on hover eache menu item to have some yellow fat border.

you can achieve with slighty adjustments

.nav-bar li:after {
 content: "";
 display: block;
 background: yellow;
 height: 0px;

.nav-bar li:hover:after {

that worked thanks border. however how can l add on an :active to it please?

Pavle Lucic
Pavle Lucic
10,801 Points

you need to do that in html.

.nav-bar li:active:after { background:red; }

Zdenek Krcal
Zdenek Krcal
49,910 Points

Hi, I think you can do it by simple css styles:

.nav-bar { border-bottom: 1px solid gold; } .nav-bar li:hover { border-bottom: 3px solid gold; }

maybe you will need to use some styles with padding and margin too.