Deprecated: This feature is no longer recommended. Though some browsers might still support it, it may have already been removed from the relevant web standards, may be in the process of being dropped, or may only be kept for compatibility purposes. Avoid using it, and update existing code if possible; see the compatibility table at the bottom of this page to guide your decision. Be aware that this feature may cease to work at any time.
bgColor property gets or sets the background color of the
A string representing the color as a word (e.g., "red") or hexadecimal value (e.g., "
document.bgColor = "darkblue";
The default value for this property in Firefox is white (
document.bgColor is deprecated in DOM Level 2
HTML. The recommended alternative is use of the CSS style
background-color which can be accessed through the DOM with
document.body.style.backgroundColor. Another alternative is
document.body.bgColor, although this is also deprecated in HTML 4.01 in
favor of the CSS alternative.
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