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How to add multiple link styles on the same page

Q: How to add multiple link styles on the same page?

A: We can define a link style that is only active in a certain area of the page by using context dependent selectors.
Rather than addressing the A: link selector, we will define an outer area that is separate from the area where we'd like our link style to be effective.
For example:

<style type="text/css">
.body A:link {color: #ff6600; text-decoration: none}
.body A:visited {color: #0000ff; text-decoration: none}
.body A:active {color: #0000CC; text-decoration: none}
.body A:hover {color: #6699cc ; text-decoration: underline; color: red;}

.body2 A:link {color: #0000CC; text-decoration: underline overline}
.body2 A:visited {color: #0000CC; text-decoration: underline overline}
.body2 A:active {color: #0000CC; text-decoration: underline overline}
.body2 A:hover {color: #0000CC; text-decoration: underline; color: green;}

<span class="body">
<a href="http://www.yahoo.com">YAHOO</a>
<a href="http://www.google.com">GOOGLE</a>
<span class="body2">
<a href="http://www.yahoo.com">YAHOO</a>
<a href="http://www.google.com">GOOGLE</a>

Note how we use the <span> to define the context.
This is smart for two reasons:
    • It allows us to use different link styles on the same page, rather than being limited to using a single overall link style.
    • We can define entire areas where a certain link style is applied. Thus, we don't have to add a style definition to each and every link in that area.