Link Nudging

$("a").hover(function() {
       $(this).stop().animate({paddingLeft : "10px"},200);
},function() {
       $(this).stop().animate({paddingLeft : "0px"},200);

Make sure to change the selector to only target the links you want to have nudging, e.g. "#sidebar ul li a"


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    oh, I needed this about a week ago, I had to use a simple padding without animation. thanks..

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    Is it possible to do this AND get a backgroundcolor that fades back to transparent?

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