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  • Last Updated : 10 Jan, 2022
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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">

Attribute Values:

  • color_name: It sets the background color by using the color name. For example “red”.
  • hex_number: It sets the background color by using the color hex code. For example “#0000ff”.
  • rgb_number: It sets the background color by using the RGB code. For example: “RGB(0, 153, 0)” .

Supported tags: 
 

Note: The bgcolor attribute is not supported by HTML5. 

Example: HTML <table> bgcolor attribute 
 

html




<!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>


Output: 
 

Example:HTML body Bgcolor Attribute 
 

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: 
 

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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