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Change the blue link color to be consistent with the blue color everywhere else
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Change the link color to #347BFF as per

This will be for the links around the globe and the all the links below the search box (near the article counts) to all be the same color.

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Just to give an overview of how this will be implemented:

Basically, we'll be adding the CSSnext library to our build process.

CSSnext will allow us to use new CSS features (such as css-custom-properties)
and it will then compile these features into regular CSS that is compatible with older browsers.

This color will be defined once in a css-custom-property (let's just call it variable) and used across the CSS as needed.

The advantage of this approach over using a CSS pre-processor like SASS or LESS is that CSSnext implements
features that are based on current and future web-standards, so eventually, all the features we'll use today will
be considered standard CSS.

Change 267884 had a related patch set uploaded (by Jdrewniak):

  • Adding postCSS preprocessor - changing the link color - changing bookshelf color

few tries to get the colors the way we want, thanks @Jdrewniak for sharing!

Screen Shot 2016-02-02 at 9.26.16 PM.png (1×2 px, 633 KB)

Screen Shot 2016-02-02 at 9.22.51 PM.png (1×2 px, 614 KB)

We've decided to use the new blue from the UI standardization effort: #165c91
as #347BFF seemed a bit too bright for text links.

Thanks, @Jdrewniak, is it ready to be merged into Master?

@debt This patch required some more changes today, so it's still in review, but I think all the issues have been worked out.

Cool! Can you give us a screen shot to view while the code is being reviewed?

Change 267884 merged by jenkins-bot:
Adding postCSS & changing blue. - Adds the postCSS CSSNext plugin. - Moves the CSSnext files into a dev subfolder. - changes the link color to ##165c91 to align with the UI Standardization effort: - chan