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Last active Jun 20, 2016
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Site Anchors, supporting information and code for my corresponding blog post.
* Applies the styles only to elements of .header-link inside of the .post-body, meaning that the rest of my blog's elements will be unaffected.
.post-body .header-link {
left: -3rem; /* moves the anchor link to the left of the actual header */
opacity: 0; /* sets default state to not be shown */
transition: opacity 0.2s ease-in-out 0.1s; /* fancy fading in effect */
-webkit-transition: opacity 0.2s ease-in-out 0.1s; /* some vendor-specific implementations of the transition property */
-moz-transition: opacity 0.2s ease-in-out 0.1s;
-ms-transition: opacity 0.2s ease-in-out 0.1s;
* Defining the showing of the anchor/header links on hover of the h* elements, that are within the .post-body div.
.post-body h1:hover .header-link,
.post-body h2:hover .header-link,
.post-body h3:hover .header-link,
.post-body h4:hover .header-link,
.post-body h5:hover .header-link,
.post-body h6:hover .header-link {
opacity: 1; /* show the site anchor */
* The corresponding JavaScript component, which only creates the link element in the DOM,
* with the correct reference to the Font Awesome icon and CSS style class.
$(document).ready(function() {
return $("h2, h3, h4, h5, h6").each(function(i, el) { /* find the h* elements */
var $el, icon, id;
$el = $(el); /* get a handle on the current element */
id = $el.attr('id'); /* grab its id attribute */
icon = '<i class="fa fa-link"></i>'; /* define the icon w/ Font Awesome to be added */
if (id) {
return $el.prepend($("<a />").addClass("header-link").attr("href", "#" + id).html(icon)); /* create the link by prepending it to the h* tag */
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