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Changing theme content background colour

  1. Hi Guys,

    This is probably a really simple thing but I can't for the life of me work out how to do it, I did try a google and a search in here but I think my terms are too broad.

    Basically all I want to do is change the content background colour on my wordpress theme, its currently set to transparent but it makes all my text and content mucky, so i would just like a nice padded white background!!

    Heres the Css stylesheet, I think this is where I'm meant to be looking! If someone could help me out It would be much appreciated, sorry for being a retard!

    body {</p> <p> font-family: 'Droid Sans', sans-serif;</p> <p> font-size:14px;</p> <p> background: #EE2C2C url('images/pv_bg_01a.jpeg');</p> <p>}</p> <p>.box {</p> <p> width:960px;</p> <p> margin:0 auto;</p> <p>}

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  4. Ah I think Im in the wrong forum, sorry! My blog is still offline and I will be hosting it myself, If anyones still willing to help that would be great, I promise to post in the other forum in the future!

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  6. My blog is still offline and I will be hosting it ...

    If you are referring to a free hosted WordPress.com blog that you did purchase a custom design upgrade for from WordPress.com, then know that the theme you are CSS editing cannot be transferred to a WordPress.org install.

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