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Background color – CSS

Summary

To change the background color of an element using CSS, use the background-color property:

selector {
  background-color: red;
}

Details

You can use RGB, hex, HSL, and keyword values for the background-color property.

Demo

Exercises

First, recreate the CSS code from the Demo section in your CSS file. Then try changing the value for the property.

References

background color on MDN

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