[pmwiki-users] Small icons for links (and how to vertical align small images)

Patrick R. Michaud pmichaud at pobox.com
Wed May 24 14:00:23 CDT 2006

On Wed, May 24, 2006 at 01:54:35PM -0400, Sandy wrote:
> Joachim Durchholz wrote:
> > Thomas Kindler schrieb:
> >>Is there a recipe for adding small icons next to each link?
> > 
> > CSS can go a long way for this. I don't remember the exact details, but 
> > there was a pseudo-something for making it insert arbitrary HTML before 
> > (or after) specific links.
> The pseudo-elements
> :before and :after
> They're not used very often and I suspect not well supported.

In particular, our good friend Internet Explorer doesn't support

However, the "easy" way to change link formatting is to change
the value of $UrlLinkFmt:

    $UrlLinkFmt = 
      "<a class='urllink' href='\$LinkUrl' 
        rel='nofollow'>\$LinkText</a><img src='external-link.gif' alt='' />";


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