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Currently trying to change the top menu background color, tried to change it from the CSS files, found out through firebug that the file pub/static/frontend/Venustheme/beat/en_US/css/styles-l.css is the one responsible for this,

And even tried to change it on firebug to confirm, turns out it actually is.

So I changed the css file and refreshed the page, but nothing changed, looked up solutions for this, flushed cache storage flushed Magento cache and flushed javascript/css cache through the admin interface, didn't work,

Checked the URL in core_config_data turned out to be correct, can anyone help with this? and is there a way to change the css files through the admin interface?

Also, what is the difference between beat and beat_child?

and does the less file affect that in any way?

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You will need to compile LESS if you aren't already, the easiest way is to enable client-side compilation. Login to the admin and navigate to store > config > advanced > developer > front-end workflow and set it to client-side compilation (or something similar).

Then delete these two directories:

var/view_preprocessed
pub/static/frontend

Clear your caches (Magento and browser) then refresh. Your change should now be displayed.

Note: There are better ways of compiling such as Grunt/Gulp but that's out of scope for this answer.

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Never work on Pub/Static/frontend folder directly. It's get generated automatically.

CSS and JS files for theme can be found in app/design/frontend/YOURTHEME/web folder.

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