12. Background Color


I keep getting an error message saying I didn't change the background to brown but I did.

   <!DOCTYPE html>
	<title>Sexy background color!</title>
<body               style=background-color:brown>
	<h3>Favorite Football Teams</h3>
		<ol style=background-color:yellow>
			<li>The Hawthorn Football Club</li>	
			<li>San Franscisco 49ers</li>
			<li>Barcelona FC</li>


You will have to encapsulate the style-property in a pair of double-quotes-" "



I have a similar issue saying "Oops, try again. Make sure you set the body's background-color to brown." Can you please help? Thank you.
Here's my code:

Favorite Football Teams

  1. The Hawthorn Football Club

  2. San Franscisco 49ers

  3. Barcelona FC


Sorry, here is the specific image of the code.



Try completing the opening-body-Tag and the opening-ol-Tag

 <body style="background-color:brown">


 <ol style="background-color:yellow">


Thank you Sir! This worked like a charm


my background color is still showing up red



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done it but dident work your help was bad ugh you teaching not good boooo booo boo boo boo you hear that boo for you


i was posting what i did and that it still wasn't working...no need to take it to a childish level. Maybe you should pay attention to what i said in the thread right before i posted this.


Also, your spelling and grammar could use some serious work


my grammar is okay i know and i dident want t read ur post i needed to work!


I have the same problem, I tried everything



Color not recognized by browser


yes, don't forget the > tag