TL; DR: It’s @media(hover: hover) and (pointer: fine) {}, but the specification has not been finalized yet.

There have been problems with the :hover pseudo-class ever since the first web browser was installed on a touchscreen device. Of course there were solutions, but none of those were the solution. With the new Level 4 Media Queries, this issue seems like it’s solved for good.

‘Uhm… what’s the problem again?’

So let’s say you simply added a :hover styling to an element of your webpage, so it gets some styling when the mouse hovers over it. Easy.

Mezo Istvan

Web developer at cozycozy.com 🌍 and Miro Digital Technologies ⚙️. More at mezoistvan.carrd.co 📝

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