Change Text Selection Highlighting Color in blogs

imageAnother way to stand out from the crowd is to have a customized blog Text Highlighting color. This can ensure that when users highlight text on your blog, it matches your blog’s theme, and may also look professional at the same time.

Here is a quick demo:

Live Demo

Styling Text Highlight color In Blogger

1. Go To Blogger > Design > Edit HTML

2. and search for ]]></b:skin>

3. Right above it, paste this code:

::-moz-selection  {
Background: #EB7F17;
color: #FFFFFF;
text-shadow: none; 
::selection   {
background: #EB7F17;
color: #FFFFFF;
text-shadow: none; 


Make these changes:

  • Replace #EB7F17 with the highlight color
  • Replace #FFFFFF with the Font color. By default the font color appears white.

You can choose a color using the HexaDecimal Color Generator
Once you have entered your preferred color code, save your template, and see the difference!
Have fun blogging!



About the Guest Author:

Anims is freelance web designer and enjoys playing around with and learning coding in his free time. He likes to write about Web Technologies such as HTML, CSS and SEO.

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  1. Nice Post and useful to all blog authors...

  2. Thank you sir. I really like this.
    Very useful for me.

  3. Hello,
    My requirement is bit different. I want certain text in my blog post which is different from normal text. It should be highlighted one, surrounded one etc.
    I currently use "pre" tag for highlighting those texts, but that are not so attractive.
    I want similar as you have written "Tutorial Series" in page

    Please help me out.


    1. Mr.Ashish for that purpose use Bold, or itallic covering for your Blog, around the text of the link