I wonder if someone might be able to help me out with a problem I'm having; I think it must be something pretty simple that I'm missing or ignorant of.
I am trying to have a background image beneath the main content of the site. In the theme I am using, this is all contained in the #wrapper tag. So I assumed that I could just put the code for the background image in the body tag, and then set the #wrapper background color to white. This didn't seem to work out as I expected--nothing seems to happen at all to the background of #wrapper. I've tried everything and I can't seem to get it to work. I know it's possible of course; it's just something that I'm missing. Here is a simple example of what I'm talking about in the theme A Dream To Host 2.3 (http://demo.artofblog.com), i.e. gray gradient background with the white area above.
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Thanks so much for any help you can offer--I really appreciate it!