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HTML <body> bgcolor Attribute

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  • Last Updated : 06 Jan, 2022
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The HTML <body> bgcolor Attribute is used to define a Background color of a Document.

Note: It is not supported by HTML5

Syntax:

<body bgcolor="color_name | hex_number | rgb_number">

Attribute Values:

  • color_name: It specifies the name of the Background color of the Document.
  • hex_number: It specifies the hex code of the Background color in the Document.
  • rgb_number: It specifies the rgb value of the Background color in the Document

Example: In this example, we simply set the bg color of the body to green.

HTML




<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<!-- body tag starts here -->
  
<body bgcolor="green">
    <h2>GeeksforGeeks</h2>
      
<p> It is a Computer Science portal For Geeks </p>
  
</body>
<!-- body tag ends here -->
  
</html>

Output:

 HTML <body> bgcolor Attribute 

Example: This example describes the  HTML <body> bgcolor Attribute by specifying the text as green & background as orange color.

HTML




<!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>

Output:

 HTML <body> bgcolor Attribute 

Supported Browsers:

  • Google Chrome
  • Internet Explorer
  • Firefox
  • Safari
  • Opera
  • Microsoft Edge

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