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How to make a translucent background without transparent color values.

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On my website, I have a transparent color for my navigation bar background.


Recently, I discovered the backdrop-filer css rule and wanted to add a backdrop blur to my website. This works in all supported browsers except for Google Chrome. The navigation bar starts glitching out when you use a transparent color value. Is there any way I can make the color of the navigation bar black and change the opacity of just the div and not the text inside of it?

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one workaround is creating a wrapper div around the elements in your navbar, and absolutely positioning its children.

for example, the following structure

<div id="wrapper"> <div id="transparent-black"></div> <div id="navigation-bar"> <h1>music></h1> <h1>projects</h1> </div> </div>

could be styled similar to the following

#wrapper { position: relative; width: 100%; height: 50px; } #transparent-block { position: absolute; top: 0; left: 0; width: 100%; height: 100%; background: black; opacity: 0.5; } #navigation-bar { position: absolute; top: 0; left: 0; width: 100%; height: 100%; }

doing it this way will prevent the opacity from cascading down to your h1 elements because the opacity will be applied to #transparent-block, which is not a parent element of your h1 elements

hope i helped :)