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jason at blueluna.com
Sat Jul 3 20:45:27 UTC 2010
On Sat, Jul 3, 2010 at 4:26 PM, Vinicius Massuchetto <
viniciusandre at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sat, Jul 3, 2010 at 3:21 PM, scribu <scribu at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On Sat, Jul 3, 2010 at 7:10 PM, Vinicius Massuchetto <
> > viniciusandre at gmail.com> wrote:
> >> Hi!
> >> I've been running through some problems while styling menu items
> >> generated by `wp_list_pages` or `wp_list_categories`, mostly because
> >> of the lack of classes that map things like odd, even, first or last.
> > Come on, you need classes for odd, even, first or last?
> No, I don't. I just would use PHP code to generate classes instead of
> applying styles with jQuery if I could, and leaving the page rendering
> the less possible "user-side".
> > I thought we already
> > have CSS selectors for that.
> Unfortunately, IE does not support :first and other CSS selectors...
> And I don't think it's nice to load jQuery just to apply some colors.
> One could also argue that it's not nice to run unnecessary loops just to
cater to styling a browser without updated CSS support, and that needing to
add extra classes to the HTML just to apply extra colors is extraneous
Bottom line, you have to use a "messy" solution either way to have these
selectors cross browser, either extra markup and loops in your PHP, or using
using Google's CDN for jQuery will mean that most users have the jQuery
library cached already anyway.
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