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    How can I change the colour of the highlight effect that appears when a required field is not filled?

    Asked by Nixor on December 21, 2011 at 03:59 AM


    Need some help with CSS codes.

    1. In my form, when a required field isn't filled, a pinkish higlighted effect appears. Since my theme is grey and orange, I need some help changing that effect to a lighter orange shade.

    2. The pop up box for the warning message also has a pinkish background. I need some help changing that to either a light grey or a lighter orange. 


    I have attached a screen shot too. Thanks 

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    Answered by NeilVicente on December 21, 2011 at 04:18 AM

    To change those colors, you would need to inject custom css to your form. Click here to learn how to do that.

    For the field background, use this css code:

    .form-line-error {
        backgroundnone repeat scroll 0 0 red !important;

    For the error message background color, use this:

    .form-error-message {
    background: yellow !important;
    .form-error-arrow-inner {
    border-color: transparent transparent yellow !important;


    You may change the color value to whichever color name or color code you fancy.