Browser.display.background color

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When web pages don’t explicitly set their background color, Mozilla consults this preference for the color to use instead. Additionally, users can force web pages to use this color as the background color.

This preference was formerly named browser.background_color.

Possible values and their effects

A hex color value determining the default background color. Default is #FFFFFF.




"Tools → Options → Content / Fonts & Colors → Colors... → Text and Background → Background"

Mozilla Suite and SeaMonkey

Edit → Preferences → Appearance → Colors → Text and Background → Background”

First checked in

2000-05-17 by Chris McAfee

Has an effect in

  • Mozilla Suite (all versions since M16)
  • Mozilla Firefox (all versions)
  • SeaMonkey (all versions)
  • Camino (all versions)

Related bugs

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