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  • It really doesn’t add clarity 🙂

    Dash vs underscore and use of “item”

    cat-item (dash)
    page_item (underscore)

    current-cat (dash, no -item)
    current_page_item (underscore)

    current-cat-parent (dash)
    current_page_parent (underscore)

    (no such class for category?)

    Is this a common agreement that page classes should go with underscore? Just my thoughts 🙂

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  • esmi


    Forum Moderator

    There does seem to be a mixture of hyphen and underscores in class names. I can only suppose that some of these are historical. The newer menu items, for example, use hyphens. I know I prefer that to underscores.

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