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                <h1>Ripple Click Effect</h1>
	<li><a>My Account</a></li>
	<li><a>Direct Messages</a></li>
	<li><a>Chat Rooms</a></li>

<!-- jQuery -->
<script src="" type="text/javascript"></script>



                /*custom fonts - Bitter, Montserrat*/
@import url('|Bitter');
/*basic reset*/
* {margin: 0; padding: 0;}
body {
	background: url('') no-repeat center center fixed;
	background-size: cover;

h1 {
	font: normal 32px/32px Bitter; color: white;
	text-align: center; padding: 85px 100px;

/*nav styles*/
ul {
	background: white; border-top: 6px solid hsl(180, 40%, 60%);
	width: 200px; margin: 0 auto;
ul li {
	list-style-type: none;
	/*relative positioning for list items along with overflow hidden to contain the overflowing ripple*/
	position: relative;
	overflow: hidden;
ul li a {
	font: normal 14px/28px Montserrat; color: hsl(180, 40%, 40%);
	display: block; padding: 10px 15px;
	text-decoration: none;
	cursor: pointer; /*since the links are dummy without href values*/
	/*prevent text selection*/
	user-select: none;
	/*static positioned elements appear behind absolutely positioned siblings(.ink in this case) hence we will make the links relatively positioned to bring them above .ink*/
	position: relative;

/*.ink styles - the elements which will create the ripple effect. The size and position of these elements will be set by the JS code. Initially these elements will be scaled down to 0% and later animated to large fading circles on user click.*/
.ink {
	display: block; position: absolute;
	background: hsl(180, 40%, 80%);
	border-radius: 100%;
	transform: scale(0);
/*animation effect*/
.ink.animate {animation: ripple 0.65s linear;}
@keyframes ripple {
	/*scale the element to 250% to safely cover the entire link and fade it out*/
	100% {opacity: 0; transform: scale(2.5);}



                //jQuery time
var parent, ink, d, x, y;
$("ul li a").click(function(e){
	parent = $(this).parent();
	//create .ink element if it doesn't exist
	if(parent.find(".ink").length == 0)
		parent.prepend("<span class='ink'></span>");
	ink = parent.find(".ink");
	//incase of quick double clicks stop the previous animation
	//set size of .ink
	if(!ink.height() && !ink.width())
		//use parent's width or height whichever is larger for the diameter to make a circle which can cover the entire element.
		d = Math.max(parent.outerWidth(), parent.outerHeight());
		ink.css({height: d, width: d});
	//get click coordinates
	//logic = click coordinates relative to page - parent's position relative to page - half of self height/width to make it controllable from the center;
	x = e.pageX - parent.offset().left - ink.width()/2;
	y = e.pageY - parent.offset().top - ink.height()/2;
	//set the position and add class .animate
	ink.css({top: y+'px', left: x+'px'}).addClass("animate");