Controling the Background Using Cascading Style Sheet
No need to do anything with your <BODY> within your HTML tag
Just leave it as is but make sure you do the following with your Style.
In the <HEAD> element do this:
Set Background Color of your page:
The background color is required by the CSS specification. If you don't specify the
background color, and you validate it using the W3C CSS Validation engine, you will get
a warning that the background color is not specify. Get rid of that complaint by
specify the background as follows:
For some reason, the W3C CSS Validator does not recognize that this is white:
You can choose your favorite color by using the color palette of the Tripod HTML Editor; or if you use Notepad to edit your page go to one of the following pages to get the color you want.