CSS Properties: How to set the background-color of different elements?

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HTML Code:

<!DOCTYPE html>
<meta type="utf-8" /><!-- Specify the character encoding of the HTML document -->
<title>How to set the background-color of different elements</title><!-- Set the title of the HTML document -->
<style type="text/css">/* CSS style start*/
body {
    background-color: #00CCFF; /* Set background color for the body */

h1 {
    background-color: #bbff00; /* Set background color for the h1 element */

p {
    background-color: rgb(255,0,255); /* Set background color for the p element using RGB color notation */
<h1>This is heading 1</h1><!-- Display a heading with background color -->
<p>This is a paragraph.</p><!-- Display a paragraph with background color -->


  • The HTML document sets the background color for the entire body, <h1> heading, and <p> paragraph elements.
  • Each CSS rule targets a specific element (body, h1, p) and sets the background-color property to a specific color.
  • The colors are specified using hexadecimal notation (#00CCFF, #bbff00) and RGB notation (rgb(255,0,255)).
  • As a result, the background color of the body, heading, and paragraph will be different as defined in the CSS.

Live Demo:

See the Pen background-color-answer by w3resource (@w3resource) on CodePen.

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