CSS Properties

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CSS background-color property


The background-color property sets the background color of an element.

It can set color of the background either through a color value or the keyword transparent.

The background of an element is the total size of the element, including padding and border.

Values

This is the value you will use with background-color property

ValueDescription
colorSpecifies the background color. Look at CSS Color Values for the list of possible color values.
transparentSets the background-color to transparent i.e. content and background of the element behind the element with transparent background will be visible through. This is default.

Example


* {
   
background-color
color | transparent
}

References