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HTML <body> text Attribute

HTML body Tag Reference HTML <body> tag

Example

Specify the color of text in an HTML document:

<html>
<body text="green">
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</body>
</html>

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Definition and Usage

The text attribute specifies the color of the text in a document.


Browser Support

Attribute
text Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes


Compatibility Notes

The <body> text attribute is not supported in HTML5. Use CSS instead.

CSS syntax (in <head>): <style>body{color:green}</style>

CSS Example: Set the color of text in a document

In our CSS tutorial you can find more details about the text color property.


Syntax

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

Attribute Values

Value Description
color_name Specifies the text-color with a color name (like "red")
hex_number Specifies the text-color with a hex code (like "#ff0000")
rgb_number Specifies the text-color with an rgb code (like "rgb(255,0,0)")


HTML body Tag Reference HTML <body> tag

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