Setting up Background Color in CSS

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We can specify the background color of an element using background-color property. We can specify values by standard names, rgb(), rgba(), hsl() or hsla().

Syntax

The syntax of CSS background-color property is as follows −

Selector {
   background-color: /*value*/
}

Example

The following examples illustrate CSS background-color property −

 Live Demo

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
<style>
p:first-of-type {
   font-family: cursive;
   background-color: pink;
}
p:last-child {
   background-color: azure;
}
div {
   margin: auto;
   padding: 5px;
   font-family: Helvetica;
   width: 430px;
   background-color: burlywood;
}
</style>
</head>
<body>
<p>
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<div>
Java released in 1995</div>
<p>
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</body>
</html>

Output

This gives the following output

Example

 Live Demo

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
<style>
div {
   background-color: springgreen;
}
h1 {
   background-color: lightcoral;
   text-align: center;
}
p {
   background-color: lightseagreen;
   font-size: 150%;
}
</style>
</head>
<body>
<div>
<h1>Demo</h1>
<p>This is demo text1. This is demo text2. This is demo text3. </p>
</div>
</body>
</html>

Output

This gives the following output −

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Published on 06-Jan-2020 07:58:18
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