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              <div class='container'>
  <h1>Menu Links <span>Hover Effects</span></h1>
  <p class='subheader'><a href="https://github.com/eisenfox/menu-links-hover-effects-1" target="_blank">Check on GitHub --></a></p>
  
  <div class="effect-container">
    <h2>Effect #1</h2>
    <div class="menu-hover-effect menu-hover-effect-1">
      <ul>
        <li><a href="#" title="Home">Home</a></li>
        <li><a href="#" title="About">About</a></li>
        <li><a href="#" title="Services">Services</a></li>
        <li><a href="#" title="Feedbacks">Feedbacks</a></li>
        <li><a href="#" title="Contact Us">Contact Us</a></li>
      </ul>
    </div>
  </div>
  
  <div class="effect-container">
    <h2>Effect #2</h2>
    <div class="menu-hover-effect menu-hover-effect-2">
      <ul>
        <li><a href="#" title="Home">Home</a></li>
        <li><a href="#" title="About">About</a></li>
        <li><a href="#" title="Services">Services</a></li>
        <li><a href="#" title="Feedbacks">Feedbacks</a></li>
        <li><a href="#" title="Contact Us">Contact Us</a></li>
      </ul>
    </div>
  </div>
  
  <div class="effect-container">
    <h2>Effect #3</h2>
    <div class="menu-hover-effect menu-hover-effect-3">
      <ul>
        <li><a href="#" title="Home">Home</a></li>
        <li><a href="#" title="About">About</a></li>
        <li><a href="#" title="Services">Services</a></li>
        <li><a href="#" title="Feedbacks">Feedbacks</a></li>
        <li><a href="#" title="Contact Us">Contact Us</a></li>
      </ul>
    </div>
  </div>
  
  <div class="effect-container">
    <h2>Effect #4</h2>
    <div class="menu-hover-effect menu-hover-effect-4">
      <ul>
        <li><a href="#" title="Home">Home</a></li>
        <li><a href="#" title="About">About</a></li>
        <li><a href="#" title="Services">Services</a></li>
        <li><a href="#" title="Feedbacks">Feedbacks</a></li>
        <li><a href="#" title="Contact Us">Contact Us</a></li>
      </ul>
    </div>
  </div>
  
  <div class="effect-container">
    <h2>Effect #5</h2>
    <div class="menu-hover-effect menu-hover-effect-5">
      <ul>
        <li><a href="#" title="Home">Home</a></li>
        <li><a href="#" title="About">About</a></li>
        <li><a href="#" title="Services">Services</a></li>
        <li><a href="#" title="Feedbacks">Feedbacks</a></li>
        <li><a href="#" title="Contact Us">Contact Us</a></li>
      </ul>
    </div>
  </div>
  
</div>
            
          
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              //variables
$bg-color: #fff; //body bg color
$basic-links-color: #222; //links color
$link-hover-color: #fff; //link hover color
$_cyan: #0F8B8D;
$_ferrari-red: #F42B03;
$_green: #62AB37;
$_copper: #C46D5E;
$_rosewood: #6B0504;
$_cerise: #F00699;

//mixins
@mixin position-absolute ($top: null, $left: null, $right: null, $bottom: null) {
  position: absolute;
  top: $top;
  left: $left;
  right: $right;
  bottom: $bottom;
}

/* common styles !!!YOU DON'T NEED THEM */
body {
  background-color: $bg-color;
  
  .container {
    width: 700px;
    margin: 50px auto 0px;
    text-align: center;
    
    h1 {
      font: {
        family: 'Merriweather Sans', sans-serif;
        weight: 700;
        size: 30px;
      }
      
      span {
        color: #631A86;
        display: inline-block;
        
        &:before {
          content: "/";
          padding-right: 8px;
        }
        
        &:after {
          content: "/";
          padding-left: 8px;
        }
      }
    }
    
    .subheader {
      font: {
        family: 'Merriweather Sans', sans-serif;
        weight: 400;
        size: 15px;
      }
      
      a {
        text-decoration: none;
        color: #C45AB3;
      }
    }
  }
}

.effect-container {
  padding: 20px 0px;
  
  h2 {
    font: {
      family: 'Merriweather Sans', sans-serif;
      weight: 700;
      size: 20px;
    }
  }
  
  .menu-hover-effect {
    margin-top: 40px;
  }
}

/* links styles !!!YOU NEED THEM */

.menu-hover-effect {
  
  font: {
    family: 'Open Sans', sans-serif; /*change to your own font family */
    weight: 400;
    size: 17px;
  }
  
  ul {
    list-style-type: none;
    padding: 0px;
    margin: 0px;
    display: flex;
    justify-content: space-between;
    
    li {
      
      a {
        display: inline-block;
        text-decoration: none;
        position: relative;
        color: $basic-links-color;
        padding: 10px 22px;
      }
    }
  }
}

/* effect 1 styles */

.menu-hover-effect {
  
  &-1 {
    
    a {
      transition: color 0.2s linear 0s;
      
      &:before {
        content: "";
        display: block;
        @include position-absolute($top: 0, $left: 0);
        width: 100%;
        height: 100%;
        background-color: $_cyan; /* set your background-color here */
        border-radius: 30px;
        z-index: -1;
        transform: scale(0.3, 1);
        opacity: 0;
      }
      
      &:hover {
        color: $link-hover-color;
        
        &:before {
          transform: scale(1, 1);
          opacity: 1;
          transition: all 0.2s linear 0s;
        }
      }
    }
  }
}

/* effect 2 styles */

.menu-hover-effect {
  
  &-2 {
    
    a {
      transition: color 0.2s linear 0s;
      
      &:before {
        content: "";
        display: block;
        @include position-absolute($top: 0, $left: 0);
        width: 100%;
        height: 100%;
        background-color: $_ferrari-red; /* set your background-color here */
        border-radius: 4px;
        z-index: -1;
        transform-origin: left top;
        transform: scale(0.1);
        opacity: 0;
      }
      
      &:hover {
        color: $link-hover-color;
        
        &:before {
          transform: scale(1);
          opacity: 1;
          transition: all 0.2s linear 0s;
        }
      }
    }
  }
}

/* effect 3 styles */

.menu-hover-effect {
  
  &-3 {
    
    a {
      transition: color 0.2s linear 0s;
      
      &:before {
        content: "";
        display: block;
        @include position-absolute($top: 0, $left: 0);
        width: 100%;
        height: 100%;
        background-color: $_green; /* set your background-color here */
        border-radius: 10px;
        z-index: -1;
        transform-origin: center center;
        transform: scale(0.1);
        opacity: 0;
      }
      
      &:hover {
        color: $link-hover-color;
        
        &:before {
          transform: scale(1);
          opacity: 1;
          transition: all 0.2s linear 0s;
        }
      }
    }
  }
}

/* effect 4 styles */

.menu-hover-effect {
  
  &-4 {
    
    a {
      transition: color 0.2s linear 0s;
      
      &:before,
      &:after {
        content: "";
        display: block;
        width: 100%;
        height: 100%;
        background-color: $_copper; /* set your background-color here */
        border-radius: 10px;
        z-index: -1;
        transform: scale(0.1);
        opacity: 0;
      }
      
      &:before {
        @include position-absolute($top: 0, $left: 0);
        transform-origin: left top;
      }
      
      &:after {
        @include position-absolute($bottom: 0, $right: 0);
        transform-origin: right bottom;
      }
      
      &:hover {
        color: $link-hover-color;
        
        &:before,
        &:after {
          transform: scale(1);
          opacity: 1;
          transition: all 0.3s linear 0s;
        }
      }
    }
  }
}

/* effect 5 styles */

.menu-hover-effect {
  
  &-5 {
    
    a {
      transition: color 0.2s linear 0s;
      
      &:before,
      &:after {
        content: "";
        display: block;
        width: 100%;
        height: 50%;
        background-color: $_cerise; /* set your background-color here */
        z-index: -1;
        transform: scale(1,0.1);
        opacity: 0;
      }
      
      &:before {
        @include position-absolute($top: 0, $left: 0);
        transform-origin: center top;
        border-radius: 10px 10px 0px 0px;
      }
      
      &:after {
        @include position-absolute($bottom: 0, $left: 0);
        transform-origin: center bottom;
        border-radius: 0px 0px 10px 10px;
      }
      
      &:hover {
        color: $link-hover-color;
        
        &:before,
        &:after {
          transform: scale(1);
          opacity: 1;
          transition: all 0.3s linear 0s;
        }
      }
    }
  }
}
            
          
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