CSS Arrows

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Here are some useful snippets for pure CSS arrows:-

[css]
.arrow-up {
width: 0;
height: 0;
border-left: 5px solid transparent;
border-right: 5px solid transparent;
border-bottom: 5px solid black;
}

.arrow-down {
width: 0;
height: 0;
border-left: 7px solid transparent;
border-right: 7px solid transparent;
border-top: 7px solid #f00;
}

.arrow-right {
width: 0;
height: 0;
border-top: 10px solid transparent;
border-bottom: 10px solid transparent;
border-left: 10px solid green;
}

.arrow-left {
width: 0;
height: 0;
border-top: 10px solid transparent;
border-bottom: 10px solid transparent;
border-right:10px solid blue;
}
[/css]

If you are looking to add arrows to a menu item etc then make sure the parent is relative and apply the following CSS format:-

[css]
.my-div {
position: relative;
}
.my-div:after {
content: ”;
box-shadow: 5px 13px 10px black;
position: absolute;
left: -19px;
top: 12px;
}
[/css]
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