I am using the Shamrock theme and I am happy with link colours on the main page however when you go into a blog post and hover over any links within the body they are red.

I have tried multiple things with CSS (after hours of googling as I do not know CSS) and without using !important and therefore changing ALL links I can't get just the links within the blog posts to change when hovering over them.

Is anyone able to help with this, please?

  • I would like the links to be this colour when hovering, #e164af – chxrlotterose May 4 '20 at 19:30

Found the answer! For anyone else with the this question, this worked for me:

.entry-content a:not(.more-link):not(.wp-block-button__link):hover {
    color: blue;

Change colour for one you prefer :)


You can use the page ID then set the class to reflect it.

For example:

body.page-id-1,body.page-id-2,body.page-id-3 {
     background-color: green !important;
  • Hey! Thanks for responding. How would I find the page ID? Sorry, don't know anything about CSS really and only managed to experiment with some stuff earlier by googling! – chxrlotterose May 4 '20 at 19:36
  • wpentire.com/page-id-wordpress – Josh hall May 4 '20 at 19:39
  • Brilliant, thank you. I've had a look through this and unfortunately, I don't think it will work for my blog as I don't have a page for it. My blog posts are visible from the home page, not via a separate one. – chxrlotterose May 4 '20 at 19:44
  • Cant you use your homepages ID if they appear there? – Josh hall May 4 '20 at 19:45
  • Tried searching how to find that out but can't seem to find an id for my homepage. – chxrlotterose May 4 '20 at 19:53

You can use the body class to nesting each anchor tag.

This is for the blog post page:

.blog a:hover {
    color: #e164af;

And, this is for the blog post detail pages:

.single a:hover {
    color: #e164af;

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