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13 hours ago, BilO said:

Hi All, 

I am hoping to create a hover activated accordion for my website that is like this. 



I have been unable to get it to work on my site, so far with custom code.


The page is private as we are still developing the page, but I am using the accordion block and my site is 7.0. Any help would be appreciated. 



Have you tried using the code block to add HTML and Css code on it yet?

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On 11/1/2022 at 1:01 AM, BilO said:

Yes I tried to,  but was unable to get the CSS right to work how I wanted it

You can setup site access password & share url. We can check easier

But if you want to use whole Codepen code, you can add a Code Block > Paste this code

<div class="accordion">
    <section class="accordion-item">
        <h1>Section 1</h1>
        <div class="accordion-item-content">
          <p>Content for section 1</p>
    <section class="accordion-item">
        <h1>Section 2</h1>
        <div class="accordion-item-content">
          <p>Content for section 2</p>
    <section  class="accordion-item accordion-item--default">
        <h1>Section 3</h1>
        <div class="accordion-item-content">
          <p>Content for section 3</p>
          <p>This is my default state.</p>
    <section class="accordion-item">
        <h1>Section 4</h1>
        <div class="accordion-item-content">
          <p>Content for section 4</p>
  /* The Magic */
.accordion:hover .accordion-item:hover .accordion-item-content,
.accordion .accordion-item--default .accordion-item-content {
    height: 6em;

.accordion:hover .accordion-item-content {
    height: 0;
    overflow: hidden;
    transition: height .25s;

/* Aesthetic */
body {
  background: #222;

.accordion {
    padding: 0;
    margin: 0 auto;
    width: 20%;
    font-family: "PT Sans" sans-serif

.accordion .accordion-item {
  background-image: linear-gradient(90deg, #eee, #f5f5f5, #eee);
  border-bottom: 1px solid #666;
  padding: 1em;
  color: #eee;

.accordion h1 {
  margin: 0;

.accordion .accordion-item:nth-child(1) {
  background-color: hsl(200, 80%, 60%);
  background-image: linear-gradient(-90deg, hsl(200, 80%, 60%), hsl(200, 80%, 45%) 2em, hsl(200, 80%, 60%));


.accordion .accordion-item:nth-child(2) {
  background-color: hsl(280, 60%, 45%);
  background-image: linear-gradient(-90deg, hsl(280, 80%, 60%), hsl(280, 60%, 45%) 2em, hsl(280, 80%, 60%));

.accordion .accordion-item:nth-child(3) {
  background-color: hsl(40, 80%, 40%);
  background-image: linear-gradient(-90deg, hsl(40, 80%, 60%), hsl(40, 80%, 45%) 2em, hsl(40, 80%, 60%));

.accordion .accordion-item:nth-child(4) {
  background-color: hsl(80, 40%, 40%);
  background-image: linear-gradient(-90deg, hsl(80, 80%, 40%), hsl(80, 80%, 35%) 2em, hsl(80, 80%, 40%));


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