Removing Highlighting? Change blog font? Change background color of blog post so it is not the template background?

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I can't remove highlighting of my blog post or change the font. I was playing around with it since I wanted an entirely white background (can't do that either) and now I can't take off the highlighting. ...I am using the Clean Slate template.
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Hello athomeinthefoothill

I'm sorry to hear that you're having some trouble with your blog. Can you please post your blog URL so that I can take a look at what's going on?

Thank you for your patience as we work on this together.
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I actually have the same question.
The templete I am using has a grey background, after using the blog widget, the text has to be white as the site templete is grey. What I mean is that the blog widget, the post are transparent so you will see the background colour of the website (the unchangeable area).

Is there an HTML code that I can use to make the blog background White?
white text with dark grey background for a blog post is really not too user friendly to the eye.

would you be able to help me
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Hi Wowkid - the text should be white - can you post your site's URL so that we can take a look?
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Hello
Yes, the text is white, but what I meant was that I really like the premium layout, but i also prefer my text be black and blog background white. Would there be any HTML code that may be able to to change a blog background to white?

sorry, I should be more clear on my questions :P
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You should be able to change the background on your style if you have a style that supports this: http://www.yola.com/customer-support/....

I think you can also change this with code and I will ask one of my colleagues to comment with further info.
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Thank you for that.
The link you gave me is to change the background, in which is easy to apply. But what I was asking is the background of a blog post.
Blog post packground seem's to be transparent, and if the templete of the website is dark grey, the blog entry text had to be typed in white; which is not friendly to the eye. What I meant is, if there is a way to change the blog entry background colour to white, so i can type in black.
I was not able to find an option to do that, so was wondering if there was any known html code that I can use to create a white blog entry background?

Thanks!
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Hello Wowkid,

I understand that you are trying to change the background color of your blog, so that you can type with black font and it will show up. I do not know whether you can change each particular blog box and keep the template background, but in order to change the entire background on your blog page, follow these instructions:

While on your blog page, click the 'change background' tab. Then click the top option 'change background'

You will then be able to pick any color that you would like to change your background color to.

Remember, you can always change the font color so that your blog posts are easier to read by clicking on the title of your blog, highlighting the text and changing the color. I am confident that if you try out a few different colors for the text, you will find one that works with your template background!

I hope this helps,

Bri
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Hello Wowkid

Can you please let me know the style you are using? I'll take a look and see if there is a way to over-ride the blog post background. IF there is, can you please let me know what color you'd like?

Thank you for your patience as we work on this together.
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Sure :)
The background that I am using is Sharp image, and the background is dark grey. IF there is, I would prefer white background, as its really a lot more user friendly to the eye while reading blogs... Thanks :)
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Hi Wowkid - Thanks for this info. We actually need the name of your style you are using on your site. You can also just post the URL of your site as well.
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I actually figured it out. I made a small banner the width of my blog. Then I just used it as an image for the background and tiled it centered and down. It worked great.. However I really have decided to use blogger instead. I am using a frame and putting in my blogger content with an HTML widget. Yola just doesn't have enough custom options. Thanks for all the replies though. My site is Somethingtolearn.com
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I'm glad that you were able to figure it out! Great idea to use an iframe to embed blogger!
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ella.marie.rufin.gomez

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Just click "remove formatting" so every style that you have applied with your post will be removed including those highlighting problem you had. And just redo every format as you preferred
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It's pretty dumb though that you can't just remove the background color formatting. A very uneccessary glitch in blogger.
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Click Edit your Blog Post > Click HTML > press Ctrl + F (to Find background-color

Then type the find box "background-color" OR "(your Highlighting Color Name" example "white") whitout (" ")

note : Make sure : like this " span style=background-color: white;

Rename your color "none"

example : span style=background-color: none;

Done...!
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Thank you! I never thought to use the search function. I'm pretty ropey with html so I try to keep it as clean as possible and took this one step further... I noticed everything to do with"background-color" was opened and closed with "div" tags. I deleted everything between a "" that had the word "div" in and it worked a treat for me. How silly that there's not a button to remove the background color though - it took me ages this way!