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'Collapsing Articles' Visited Link CSS Demo

This visited link demo could be used on any news website or even a blog. The idea is that articles you've already read are reduced in size so the unread stories stand out more. Each article starts off with a full image and a brief description, but read articles collapse to just a headline with a tiny image. Try clicking on an article, when it's link is visited the story thumbnail will shrink.

Art and Design by Matthew James Taylor

Resetting the links

You can make visited links expand again by clearing the history in your browser. Alternatively, you can switch to a different browser if you have more than one installed.

Download the demo files (collapsing-articles.zip - 33kb)

Why not download the demo code and experiment with visited links on your own computer?

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