Editable HREF on styled A for a button

How can I add a pre-styled editable 'a' link to a button?

I have this so far:

<p style="font-size:1.6em; margin:0px; text-align:right;"><a style="text-transform:uppercase; color:#fff; text-decoration:none; background-color:#606163; padding:5px 15px; " href="#">read more ></a></p>

Stig Stig, 4 years ago

Hi drsolutions,

Styling a link with an editable HREF is indeed possible, but requires a bit of trickery. There are a few steps involved.

1. Give the <p> tag a class so you can target it (and the link inside it).

2. Move the CSS to a style tag.

3. Replace the <a> tag with a <singleline> tag.

<style type="text/css">
.readmore {font-size:1.6em; margin:0px; text-align:right;}
.readmore a {text-transform:uppercase; color:#fff; text-decoration:none; background-color:#606163; padding:5px 15px;}
</style>

<p class="readmore"><singleline label="Read more">read more</singleline></p>

That way, you'll be able to edit the link's text and URL, and it will be automatically styled as a button.

Could you give that a try and see if it works the way you had in mind?


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