HTML | bgcolor attribute

The HTML bgcolor attribute is used to set the background color of an HTML element. Bgcolor is one of those attributes that has become deprecated with the implementation of Cascading Style Sheets (see CSS Backgrounds).

Syntax:

<"tag" bgcolor="Value">

Supported tags:



Example: HTML <table> bgcolor attribute

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<!DOCTYPE html> 
<html
  
<head
    <title
        HTML table bgcolor Attribute 
    </title
</head
  
<body
    <h1>GeeksforGeeks</h1
  
    <h2>HTML table bgcolor Attribute</h2
  
    <table border="1"
        bgcolor="green"
        <caption
        Author Details 
    </caption
  
        <tr
            <th>NAME</th
            <th>AGE</th
            <th>BRANCH</th
        </tr
        <tr
            <td>BITTU</td
            <td>22</td
            <td>CSE</td
        </tr
        <tr
            <td>RAM</td
            <td>21</td
            <td>ECE</td
        </tr
    </table
</body
  
</html

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Example:HTML body Bgcolor Attribute

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<!DOCTYPE html> 
<html
  
<head
    <title
    HTML body Bgcolor Attribute 
</title
</head
  
<!-- body tag starts here -->
  
<body text="green" bgcolor="orange"
    <center
        <h1>GeeksforGeeks</h1
        <h2
        HTML <body> bgcolor Attribute 
    </h2
        <p
        It is a Computer 
        Science portal For Geeks 
    </p
    </center
</body
<!-- body tag ends here -->
  
</html

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Note: The bgcolor attribute is not supported in HTML5.

Supported Browsers: The browsers supported by bgcolor attribute are listed below:

  • Google Chrome
  • Internet Explorer
  • Firefox
  • Apple Safari
  • Opera


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