Changing the Default Text Color
Okay, to change your default text color in your HTML page, you will need to find your body tag. Now, look for the phrase text="" somewhere after the word body. You may have something like this:
You may also see a weird number/letter combination, like this:
Of course, you may not see either of these, or you may be creating the page from scratch. If you don't have the extra command yet, add it to your body tag like one of the examples above. If you have other commands, add this one onto the end, leaving a space after the previous command, like this:
<body bgcolor="blue" text="black">
Now, if you'd like to change the color, replace the black between the quote marks with a color name or hex code. For a list of some common color names and hex codes, click here.
So, if you want to change the text color to red, you could use one of the following:
Using a color name:
Or using a hex code:
Now, any text you type inside the body tags will show up as your new color in the Web browser. So, now you may want to change the link color as well. Well, that's coming up in the next section: Changing the Link Color.