Improving Link Display for Print

Print style sheets are a very handy (and becoming a necessary) part of content-driven CSS based sites. One never-quite-perfect aspect of print style sheets has been displaying link URLs in the print version. The current method is to use a little CSS/DOM trickery to place the URL after the linked text within the document. This makes for some ugly, if at all readable print documents.

Aaron Gustafson has come up with a great method for appending these links as footnotes. Check it out:

A List Apart: Improving Link Display for Print






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