Style LinkButton as a regular HyperLink

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  1. Al
    Al avatar
    203 posts
    Member since:
    Oct 2006

    Posted 03 Sep 2015 Link to this post


    Is there an easy way to style a LinkButton as a regular hyperlink? I would like the visuals of a HyperLink but have the event handling of the button

  2. Danail Vasilev
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    Posted 07 Sep 2015 Link to this post

    Hi Al,

    What I can suggest is that you try the following:
       - Remove the RadButton specific styles by removing its rbLinkButton class.
       - Set a css class through which you can add a border bottom and set a blue color to the text.

    For example:

        .myButton {
            color: blue;
            border-bottom: 1px solid blue;

        function OnClientLoad(sender, args) {
            Sys.UI.DomElement.removeCssClass(sender.get_element(), 'rbLinkButton')
    <asp:HyperLink ID="Hyperlink1" NavigateUrl="" runat="server" Text="Navigate To" />
    <telerik:RadButton ID="RadButton1" runat="server" ButtonType="LinkButton" NavigateUrl="" CssClass="myButton" Text="Navigate To" OnClientLoad="OnClientLoad" />

    Danail Vasilev
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  4. Al
    Al avatar
    203 posts
    Member since:
    Oct 2006

    Posted 07 Sep 2015 in reply to Danail Vasilev Link to this post

    Thanks Danail,

    I used this approach which also seems to work fine:

    button.CssClass = "rbClearButton rbHyperlinkButton";

    .rbClearButton:hover {
        background-color: transparent !important;
        background-image: none !important;
        border: none !important;
        color: #000 !important; /* optional, depending on the background */
    .rbHyperlinkButton {
        border-bottom: 1px solid blue !important;
        color:blue !important;



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