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[SOLVED] Changing the Post CONTAINER color changes text color, NOT background color

Old Jun 22, 2012, 05:55 PM
32 posts · Jan 2010
[SOLVED] Changing the Post CONTAINER color changes text color, NOT background color

My site has an all white (#ffffff) background, no distinction between the page body container and the outside background.

Wanted to make the body container stand out, as a centered "box" laying on top the outside area, so I went into Ato>Style Posts & Pages>Post Container and added the line color: #D9E4D8; below the default margin line. Saved and viewed pages, but what changed was the color of the text, NOT the color of the background behind the text. What am I doing wrong, what should I be putting in there?

site is: www.weavesfire.com, using latest version of Atahuapla
Old Jun 22, 2012, 05:58 PM
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Do a google search using 'CSS color' then one for 'CSS background color'
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Old Jun 22, 2012, 07:44 PM
32 posts · Jan 2010
Thanks Juggle. I actually tried background color, but left out the hyphen


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