techpost, web browsers 

@tdarb There’s an open bug for this on the WebKit tracker. The same bug was filed in Chromium and the Chromium team followed through with a fixed palette.

Wrote about it in my expanded dark theme recommendations.

I’d also recommend styling a:link rather than a blank “a“ since that’s what default stylesheets have done for years; a:link does not apply to “a“ elements that have no “href“. I’d recommend styling the active state too to provide feedback when right-clicking or holding down.

Because some users alter default stylesheets, we can’t color anything halfway or we risk clashing with an existing palette we didn’t expect.

techpost, web browsers 

@Seirdy

All fantastic points! (Thanks for the WebKit ticket link as well - was unaware of it being actively tracked)

You’re also correct about specifying a:link. I plan to update all these items in the article, linking credit you and your best web practices “article” (more like a growing wiki!)

Cheers!

re: techpost, web browsers 

@tdarb yeah i really need to split my blog onto a "real blog" and a "personal public wiki". thanks for the kind words.
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