The thing about the default color of scrollbars is that it's dull and ugly.
Usually this color is gray. Wouldn't it be nice to change this color to better
fit the overall theme of your site? Luckily Cascading Style sheets and
In CSS, you would just add this code to the top of your page to customize the browser's
scrollbar colors: The great thing about CSS is that browsers that don't
understand it will just skip it, in this case, Netscape browsers.
Play around with the different values!
useful when I wish to do something more fancy, like alternating the scrollbar
from one color to another. The code required is:
A very good demonstration of this is a script written by Svetlin Staev, which
changes the scrollbar colors when you move your mouse over and out of it: http://www.dynamicdrive.com/dynamicindex11/scrolleffect.htm
I'm seeing more and more sites customize the scrollbar color to blend in with
the rest of their sites. Hope you find this tutorial useful in helping you do the
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