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[Resolved] How to put a Gradiant as Menue Background?

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  • #57035
    Marc Volle

    Hi there,

    im trying to get a Color gradiant as the Background Color in my main menue. Since this isnt in the Options of the theme (yet? 😉 ) i tryed to add it via CSS (Simple CSS Plugin) but i cant get it to work, it seems like the theme keeps overwriting the Gradient CSS. Maybe somebody has an idea how to get this to work? :/

    Thanks in Advance

    #57099
    Dee Broughton

    I can tell you how I would do it.
    I like the plugin Simple Custom CSS for adding my CSS.
    I like Ultimate CSS Gradient Generator by Colorzilla for working out gradients.

    In the CSS, I would add

    .inside-navigation {
      
    /*code from colorzilla*/
    background: #1e5799; /* Old browsers */
    background: -moz-linear-gradient(top,  #1e5799 0%, #2989d8 50%, #dee2e5 100%); /* FF3.6+ */
    background: -webkit-gradient(linear, left top, left bottom, color-stop(0%,#1e5799), color-stop(50%,#2989d8), color-stop(100%,#dee2e5)); /* Chrome,Safari4+ */
    background: -webkit-linear-gradient(top,  #1e5799 0%,#2989d8 50%,#dee2e5 100%); /* Chrome10+,Safari5.1+ */
    background: -o-linear-gradient(top,  #1e5799 0%,#2989d8 50%,#dee2e5 100%); /* Opera 11.10+ */
    background: -ms-linear-gradient(top,  #1e5799 0%,#2989d8 50%,#dee2e5 100%); /* IE10+ */
    background: linear-gradient(to bottom,  #1e5799 0%,#2989d8 50%,#dee2e5 100%); /* W3C */
    filter: progid:DXImageTransform.Microsoft.gradient( startColorstr='#1e5799', endColorstr='#dee2e5',GradientType=0 ); /* IE6-9 */
    
    }
    #57110
    Tom
    Lead Developer
    Lead Developer

    The above should work (thanks, Dee!) as long as your navigation doesn’t have a background color set, as well as your menu items.

    You can also create a gradient image which can be however tall your navigation is, and about 5px wide. Then set it as the background image and repeat-x.

    #62536
    Marc Volle

    Thanks, this helped me out alot. How would you add a color gradiant to Mouse Over in the menu? With :hover?

    #62628
    Tom
    Lead Developer
    Lead Developer

    Yes, you would use .main-navigation li a:hover 🙂

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