How To Edit Color Of Category

(Timothy) #1

Hello Sports,

How do we edit the color given to every category?

(Jeff Atwood) #2

Visit a category page, press edit button (at the upper right of each category).

(Timothy) #3

Very cool, I fiddled with it and yes that did it.

I had felt worried that if I edited any of the ‘background color’ settings it would edit the appearance of the whole category.

Too kind of you to personally assist a layman like myself.

(Joshua Rosenfeld) #4

You bring up a good point…I’ve always just “known” to change the background color setting to change the color of the category, but never thought about why it’s called “Background Color”. @codinghorror is there a historical reason for this name? Perhaps this is from back when box was the default category style?

(Timothy) #5

I would have known what to do intuitively if it featured a simple ‘Badge color’ with an accompanied color palette beside it. Please do not consider this a complaint at all, just my humble opinion.

(Alex Sherwood) #6

I didn’t make the connection between the ‘background color’ & the category color today, that doesn’t seem obvious IMHO.

The fact that a padlock’s displayed next to the square showing the badge color made me initially assume that it couldn’t be changed either, until I found this topic.