If you wanted to directly modify
instead of using the template editor
, you'd simply open up the CSS file that is causing the change for your template.
For instance I'm using the beez_20
template on my Joomla site, and it has a grey background by default for the entire page, and a white background for the area around the content.
My theme's personal.css
file contains this CSS rule for the body
tag causing the background to be grey:
background: #e0dedf url(../images/personal/bg2.png) repeat-x;
I changed this to:
class making the background white:
I changed to blue:
Also finally the #contentarea
class making that section white as well:
Which I changed to grey with:
Here were the results of those quick edits, please don't critique my color scheme as I was just trying to show very clearly what each one did :)
If you happen to be unaware how to directly edit files on the server, you can take a look at our guide on how to edit a file on my server
which covers some various methods.
I hope that answered your specific question, if I misunderstood what you're trying to do please clarify a bit what end result you're hoping for and we can provide further assistance.