This example shows alternative colored rows (tr element). I use a CSS classes to have different background and text colors. The magic is the switch using the modulus (%) operator which decides what CSS class is used inside the currrent row of the MySQL result set.

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For this demo we're using table rows instead of the DIV containers in our example. The hover effect is part of the Bootstrap CSS framework.