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  • megandowntherabbithole


    Hi…hopefully someone can help me because I’m getting really frustrated. I have already checked a bunch of other posts and can’t seem to crack this.

    I cannot get rid of the underlines on the titles of my posts. I have checked the css, and most of the “.entrytitle” entries do have “text-decoration: none” already.

    What I WANT is to get rid of the underline on all links, and have them gray in their normal state and purple when hovered over. After I made some changes the underline disappears, and the DO turn purple on hover, but not in their normal state

    I’m using the Twenty Ten theme, and my site is

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  • Michael


    Forum Moderator

    because text-decoration is not defined for the general links, it takes on the default of underline;

    add this in here in style.css:

    a:link {
    	color: #b7b7b7; text-decoration:none;
    a:visited {
    	color: #743399; text-decoration:none;
    a:hover {
    	color: #c2a9c7; text-decoration:none;

    twenty ten will be overwritten with the next upgrade of your wordpress version;
    definitively consider to create a child theme:



    Thanks so much! Yeah…I just learned the hard way when I did an upgrade about twenty minutes ago. A bunch of my changes disappeared so I will definitely look into creating a child theme.

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