How To Apply Opacity To Background Color In CSS

In this tutorial, learn how to apply opacity to background color using CSS. Add a transparent background to the text and give a look and effect on your content.

The back part of the background is still slightly visible to the viewer. This can be useful when you want to add a text to the container. You may also like to read How to change background transparency Without Affecting Child.

Apply Opacity To Background Color Using CSS RGBA

You can use CSS RGBA color code to give a transparent background color. If you want to make the text background visible to the visitors to display the back image.

See the example below to add a background with a transparent color with CSS.

Output

Transparent Background

The above example using the transparent color background to display the image. The image is in the background of the parent div and background is an inner div. You can change the size of the above content as per your requirement.

Create Transparent Color Background Using CSS Opacity

If you want to use the CSS opacity property, you have to use the below-given example. The below example contains the same above example is given content. However, you have to use the opacity property of CSS to give a transparent background.

The below example actually do not create a transparent background color. It uses the opacity property to make the above div slightly visible to the viewer.

Output

Transparent Background

The above example contains the background image to the parent div. It also contains the inner div with content and inner text. One more thing you have to note here that. If you use the opacity property, the text is also slightly visible to the viewers.

Transparency Background Color on hover Effect Using CSS

In addition to above all, if you want to make the transparent background only on hover. You have to use the below-given example. The example uses the same CSS and div content. However, it applies the effect on hover to the div element.

So, let’s check the below example to apply the hover effect.

Output

Transparent Background

Hover over the above example to see the transparent background effect. It uses the CSS RGBA color property to apply the opacity effect to the background.

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Also tell me, which method you are using to create a transparent background color.

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