Change calendar event background color in SharePoint 2013

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This SharePoint 2013 tutorial explains, how to change calendar event background color using CSS in SharePoint 2013.

By default when you create an event in SharePoint 2013/Online calendar, the background color will appear in blue like below:

Change calendar event background color in SharePoint 2013
Change calendar event background color in SharePoint 2013

You can change this background color using CSS. Edit the calendar page and add a script editor web part. To add a script editor web part, edit the page then from the Ribbon click on INSERT -> Web Part -> then from the categories select Media and Content and then choose Script editor web part.

<style type=”text/css”>
.ms-acal-item {
BORDER-BOTTOM: #ed0033; BORDER-LEFT: #ed0033; BACKGROUND-COLOR: #ed0033; BORDER-TOP: #ed0033; BORDER-RIGHT: #ed0033
}
.ms-acal-default-hover {
BORDER-BOTTOM: #ed0033; BORDER-LEFT: #ed0033; BACKGROUND-COLOR: #ed0033; BORDER-TOP: #ed0033; BORDER-RIGHT: #ed0033
}
.ms-acal-apanel-item {
BORDER-BOTTOM: #00485b; BORDER-LEFT: #ed0033; BACKGROUND-COLOR: #ed0033; BORDER-TOP: #ed0033; BORDER-RIGHT: #ed0033
}</style>

Then Save the page. Now the background color will appear like below:

Change calendar event background color in SharePoint 2016
Change calendar event background color in SharePoint 2016

You may like following SharePoint Calendar tutorials:

Hope this will be helpful to change SharePoint 2013 calendar background color in SharePoint 2013/2016 Or SharePoint Online.

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I am Bijay from Odisha, India. Currently working in my own venture TSInfo Technologies in Bangalore, India. I am Microsoft Office Servers and Services (SharePoint) MVP (5 times). I works in SharePoint 2016/2013/2010, SharePoint Online Office 365 etc. Check out My MVP Profile.. I also run popular SharePoint web site SharePointSky.com

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