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Hello Kevin. I have this fiddle.
This menu works great in Firefox, with the stripes going up and down, and on hover, the stripes move to the right using the background position plugin. But in webkit browsers, the stripes display as horizontal, and the background doesn't move. I don't know what I am doing wrong. Can you help me out?

Hi Cody,

Thanks for your question. The problem was in the CSS. Every instance of  "-webkit-linear-gradient(90deg..." needed to be changed to:  "-webkit-linear-gradient(180deg..."

Here is a JS Fiddle link with the problem fixed:

The JS fiddle link works for me in FireFox, Chrome and Safari (all on MAC)

Best Wishes,

Kevin Chisholm


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