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How do I correctly document this in CSS?

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I'm putting together a Wordpress site for my client and I want to have a white area for the content, but only the content.

In other words, the background color of the body needs to be black. But where I have text needs to be white.

Using Firebug, I was able to locate the precise location where I want to make my change. The CSS looks like this:

<body class="home blog" itemtype="" itemscope="itemscope">
<div class="full-background">
<div class="body_wraper_box">
<header class="header-wraper">
<section id="contents" class="clearfix">
<div class="row main_content">
<div class="container content_wraper">

It's in "section id="contents" class="clear fix" - that's where I need to make by background color white.

So I head out to the css file and I can't find "contents." So I write:

#contents {
background: #fff;

...and nothing.

I'm poised on the threshold of great things, here, I know it. But I can't make the change and I don't know why.

What am I missing?
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