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CSS Background Property

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CSS background Property


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Definition

The background property is a shorthand property for setting all background properties in one declaration.

Inherited: No


JavaScript Syntax

CSS properties can also be dynamically changed with a JavaScript.

Scripting Syntax: object.style.background="#FF0000"

In our HTML DOM tutorial you can find more details about the background property.

In our HTML DOM tutorial you can also find a full Style Object Reference.


Example

body

background: #FF0000
}

body

background: url(stars.gif) no-repeat top
}

body

background: #00FF00 url(stars.gif) no-repeat fixed top
}  

Possible Values

Value Description
background-color
background-image
background-repeat
background-attachment
background-position
You can declare from one to five background properties in this declaration

Default value: Not defined



Try-It-Yourself Demos

All the background properties in one declaration
This example demonstrates how to set all of the background properties in one declaration.


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