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Using magento 1.9. My own version of the RWD theme.

If you notice there is still a white bar at the left and right after changing the background colour of my main container and my footer.

Any idea what I should be looking for in my CSS to also change the white bars at the sides to a different color? Also I would love to know how to do the same at the top right with my account and cart buttons, and search bar. Thanks

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  • add your backgorund colour to body tag – Ahmed Elawadi Feb 25 '16 at 14:03
  • @AhmedElawadi that didn't actually work – Oli Tuck Feb 25 '16 at 14:08
  • do you have this site live? can you share link – Ahmed Elawadi Feb 25 '16 at 14:10
  • It's private as I don't want it available til launch, any ideas? – Oli Tuck Feb 25 '16 at 14:21
  • I'm voting to close this question as off-topic because it has nothing to do with Magento platform specifically and can be better answered at stackoverflow.com – Prateek Feb 25 '16 at 14:51

RWD background added to .wrapper class so you need to change it in here :

/* ============================================ *
 * Global
 * ============================================ */
body {
  height: 100%;

.wrapper {
  min-width: 320px;
  min-height: 100%;
  margin: 0 auto;
  background: #FFFFFF;

.wrapper:after {
  content: '';
  display: table;
  clear: both;

The header links are :

/* -------------------------------------------- *
 * Skip - Link
.skip-link {
  position: relative;
  float: left;
  width: 20%;
  height: 44px;
  background: #FFFFFF;
  color: #636363;
  line-height: 42px;
  text-align: center;

And the search add background to #search or if you want to change the background for all inputs add it to .input-text

Anther advice if you are on Chrome you can hover on the element you want to change, right click and select inspect element. I use firebug on firefox.

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