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How does the BBC News website create the changing colour effect you get if you roll over their most popular stories on this webpage http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-12336381 (see bottom right)

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Care to include a screenshot of what you are pointing out? – Zack Feb 1 '11 at 19:21
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I don't know what the affect is but look for it in HTML5. It doesn't work in FF3.6 but it does work in the most current version of Chrome. – Ben Hoffman Feb 1 '11 at 19:31
    
If webmasters.stackexchange.com/questions/8571/… is what you want, then that can either be jQuery or CSS. I think CSS is the proper way, but not 100% sure. Still a CSS-novice. – Zack Feb 1 '11 at 19:49
    
I think the questioner means this area i.imgur.com/xZAFJ.png. Sorry this isn't a comment but I don't have an account. [1]: – user5082 Feb 1 '11 at 20:03

At a guess they are using their own javascript library glow. It's like jquery but with wider browser support to meet their own (fairly strict) standards.

Specifically the anim function.

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This can be accomplished through the use of jQuery.

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