CSS: text-decoration values
text-decorationhas some values that you can adjust to get your links look nicer and you do not have to have use
paddinglike I did for way too long.
MDN has a list of the values if you want to dive deeper.
I found out about it after seeing the look on Manuel Moreales page. Opening web inspector made me find out how easy it is to create a different look for a link and it does not need any crazy CSS markup: