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Discussion on: 100% Pure HTML/CSS Page Navigation - No JavaScript Required

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Omer Stein

Thanks for the hack! I learned a lot from it!
One question though, from some reason every time I press a href on a page (that is not the default, lets call it page2) directing to somewhere on page2, it suddenly displays the default page.
Is there a chance that when I press another link, that is not a page, the :target{ display:block;} is activated anyways?

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Morten Olsrud Author

Sorry for the late comeback.

If the other links you are using internally on the page causes the hash in the URL to change, then yes, what you are describing is correct and the expected behaviour. This trick relies on the hash in the URL, as that is what triggers the CSS :target selector.