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John Levy
John Levy
1,451 Points

How to highlight a box when I click on the page

My goal is to have three pages and what ever page the user is oin the box around the text is highlighted in blue. Shown in the code one page willb e for beginner, one for advanced and one for bundle so whatever page they will be on there will be a ble box surrounded the text. I am having trouble figureing how to do this. Bellow is the HTML5 and CSS code I have used for this. Thanks in advance. HTML5- <ul class="options"> <li><a href="#">BEGINNER</a></li> <li><a href="#">ADVANCED</a></li> <li><a href="#">BUNDLE</a></li> </ul>

<div id="rectangle"> </div>

 <div id="rectangle2">

 <div id="rectangle3">


rectangle {

 border: 5px 15px grey solid;
 background-color: #847bf7;
 height: 50px;
 width: 250px;
 position: absolute;
 top: 150px;
 left: 200px;

} #rectangle2 {
border: 5px black; background-color: black; height: 50px; width: 250px; position: absolute; top: 150px; left: 700px;*/ }

#rectangle3 { border: 5px black; background-color: #847bf7; height: 102px; width: 430px; position: absolute; top: 253px; left: 5px;

2 Answers

Erik Nuber
Erik Nuber
20,629 Points

You are likely going to need a class called "selected" and add it into your navigation.

For example

                    <li><a href="index.html" >Home</a></li>
                    <li><a href="miscWork.html">Miscellaneous Work</a></li>
                    <li><a href="about.html" class="selected">About</a></li>
                    <li><a href="contact.html">Contact</a></li>

in this case the about.html page has a selected class on that nav item and you can style it as you want.

John Levy
John Levy
1,451 Points

Thanks for your help, that worked