Html and css background color

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by vsasikalabe dot icon Updated: Mar 14, 2023

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By default, the background of the webpage is white. Sometimes, you may not like it. HTML provides you following two good ways to apply background to your webpage. 

  • HTML Background with Colors 
  • HTML Background with Images 

Use the CSS background-color property to add background color in HTML. Provide the color name or code you want and place it inside a style attribute. Then apply this style attribute to an HTML element, like a table, heading, div, or span tag. 

You can specify an image for the background of your HTML page or table. On various websites, you might have seen many patterns or transparent backgrounds. Using a patterned or transparent image in the background is achieved. The bgcolor attribute is used to apply the color to the background of an HTML element, specifically the body of the page. 

Use the smallest dimensions possible images, even as small as 1x1, while creating patterns or transparent GIF or PNG images to avoid slow loading. To set an element's background color, the background-color CSS property is used. The main difference between background and Background-color CSS is that the CSS background property is the simple property of all background properties. At the same time, the background colors are the property used to set the background color. The content of the webpage is created using HTML code. 

Here is an example of how to set the background color using HTML and CSS: 

Preview of the output that you will get on running this code from your IDE.



Follow the steps carefully to get the output easily.

  1. Download and Install VS Code on your Desktop.
  2. Open the VS Code and install Live Server from Extensions.
  3. Open the new file and save it as filename.html.
  4. Copy the code using the "Copy" button above, and paste it into your HTML file.
  5. Click the Go live button in the bottom right corner to get the output.

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Environment Tested

I tested this solution in the following versions. Be mindful of changes when working with other versions.

  1. The solution is created in VS Code 1.73.1 version.
  2. Live Server v5.7.9

Using this solution, we are able to do HTML and CSS background color with simple steps. This process also facilities an easy way to use, hassle-free method to create a hands-on working version of code which would help us to do background color using HTML and CSS.


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