:visited selector has partial support Browser Compatibility Check


The :visited CSS selector only supports limited style changes.


Browsers restrict the :visited CSS selector to only color changes, to prevent a web page figuring out other web sites the user has visited.

Applicable standards

Change history

  • 5.36 Jan 2020 Now fires for Edge, Opera and IE11.
  • 5.29 May 2018 Changed rule ID from BugCssVisited to BugCssSelectorVisited.
  • 5.4 Feb 2014 Fixed false positive.
  • 4.4 Aug 2011 Added.

This page describes a web site issue detected in HTML documents by SortSite Desktop and OnDemand Suite.

Rule ID: BugCssSelectorVisited