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    We had someone created our website a little while ago. It was considered pretty cool. Most recently I received quite a bit of feedback, saying the black background color is unwelcoming.
    And this is our website, and it is for this software,

    Question, what background color would fit this software while it also gives the visitor a sense of “warmth” or the like? Then, how do I go about finding the right places in multiple CSS files to change this guy?

    Many thanks.

    Jonathon Harrelson

    If you’re wanting to maintain the same type of branding as the website and you’re not sure how to find the files or even which css file to update you might want to get someone with a little bit more web experience to tackle it, otherwise you can do the following:

    If you’re using Chrome, you can right click the background of the page and go to inspect element, from there you can find the <body> tag, on the right side of the code inspector you should be able to see the css styles. Look for one that controls the body and has the background color. In the top right hand corner of that box, it will show you the file as well as the line number of where that code is located.

    Like I stated before, if you’re unfamiliar with the process I would recommend you hire someone with more expertise to resolve the issue for you.

    Hope this helps.


    In this case it’s the element #content that has it’s style defined on line 534 of style.css (background only). My idea would be to add a top to bottom gradient , making it a bit lighter at the bottom. I wouldn’t deviate from the original concept too much.

    Jonathon Harrelson

    You can visit and easily generate the css gradient that you want. But that’s a real good start.

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