Using Transitions on SMF Menus

in Tutorials on 12 Apr 2013

Using the following code we can set up a basic menu. It is styled so that the menu items change their color and background color when rolled over smoothly.

    -o-transition: all 500ms;
    -moz-transition: all 500ms;
    -webkit-transition: all 500ms;
    transition: all 500ms;

The HTML Markup:
<ul class="nav">
<li><a href="#">Home</a></li>
<li><a href="#">Help</a></li>
<li><a href="#">Search</a></li>
<li><a href="#">Profile</a></li>
<li><a href="#">My Messages</a></li>
<li><a href="#">Calendar</a></li>
<li><a href="#">Members</a></li>
<li><a href="#">Login</a></li>

The CSS:
ul {
     padding: 0; margin: 20px;

li {
    display: inline;
    padding: 5px 0;

.nav a {
    padding: 5px;
    text-decoration: none;
    -o-transition: all 500ms;
    -moz-transition: all 500ms;
    -webkit-transition: all 500ms;
    transition: all 500ms;

.nav a:hover {

Demo below

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