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Function Reference/background color

Description

Display background color for the current active theme, if the active theme supports the customize background color ability in the Appearance Customize Screen.

This is a hexadecimal value for the color without the leading hash sign (#).

Usage

<?php background_color(); ?>

Parameters

None.

Return Values

None.

Examples

Display a div with the theme's background color:

<div id="background" style="background-color: #<?php background_color(); ?>">
Content here.
</div>

Notes

Change Log

Since: 3.0.0

Source File

background_color() is located in wp-includes/theme.php.

Related

get_background_color(), background_image(), get_background_image()

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