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I have created a div with background color black, and written a p inside it with white. When I am using opacity in the div, the color of the p is also getting changed into gray. Is there any way to change the opacity only of the div without affecting the color of the p?

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    I'm voting to close this question as off-topic because it belongs on StackOverflow – Zach Saucier Jun 30 '15 at 2:59
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Just read this article. It explains everything: https://css-tricks.com/rgba-browser-support/

You should have:

div {
     background: rgba(0, 0, 0, 0.5);
     color: #fff; 
}

There are also same or similar questions here, like this: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/15449280/html-css-text-background-transparent-but-text-not

  • I have tried with Rgba(0,0,0,.6) it is working perfect. But I have to use Opacity. Is there any way to do that using opacity? – Amit Jun 30 '15 at 6:30
  • There is a thread with your question. stackoverflow.com/questions/13248289/…. – Antonija Jun 30 '15 at 9:12
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You can use css :after selector to give shadow dom element the background color and opacity. This will not effect to p tag. Here is jsfiddle http://jsfiddle.net/vjandrei/fyvc3ejy/2/

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