CSS - background-color


background-color sets a solid color for the entire background, including the padding and border background, of an element.

Possible Values

  • color − Any color value in any valid format.

  • transparent

Applies to

All the HTML elements.

DOM Syntax

object.style.backgroundColor = "Any value as defined above";



      <p style = "background-color:yellow;">
         This text has a yellow background color.

This will produce following result −