Question about appearance of

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    My theme is Mystique and I purchased the upgrade in order to customize. I would like to know if I can better distinguish my side columns/sidebars with a background color. If this option is available to me, how is it done? CSS? If CSS, where/how does one enter the code?

    Thanks for any help.

    The blog I need help with is


    You can add CSS to the Appearance → Custom Design → CSS editor in your blog dashboard.

    Changing the background color of the sidebar in Mystique may take a little work. Here is a basic example to illustrate:

    #sidebar {
    	background-color: yellow;

    You can try it out by adding it to your Appearance → Custom Design → CSS editor and clicking the Preview button.

    Change the color name to a color code of your choice:

    If you make the change, note that the sidebar area is a block that may stop short when the main content area has a lot of content in it. Try adding a test post with a lot of content to see what I mean.

    Also, this is another good resource you can check out if you are starting out with CSS:

    And this:

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