Firebug to fix usability on web pages, blogs.sun.com templates

Firefox and IE has this feature for a very long time, probably from ver. 0.1, that "Unvisited Links" and "Visited Links" are shown in different colors. They even let you pick colors.

I found several internal sites where visited & unvisited links are shown in same colors. To me, this is plain stupid. So,  I fixed one of them by modifying the default CSS for the CGI program.

Then I realized..., well, this isn't working for my blog pages, either. So, I digged...., using Firebug.

Firebug :: Firefox Add-ons
integrates with Firefox to put a wealth of development tools at your fingertips while you browse. You can edit, debug, and monitor CSS, HTML, and JavaScript live

1. Right click on a link and choose "Inspect Element". Firebug pane opens.





2. see what css is applied. Here, you can see all kinds of links, whether visited or not, are shown in same colors.


3. I think the best we can do is keep it simple and let the browser do colorings. So, click on 'Stop' traffic sign and comment the
    "color" line out. Confirm the link color changes from blue to purple which is browser's default.



4. I went into my blogs.sun.com setting page and removed "color: #458ABA;" line.



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