Expression Web:Background images

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This is my hints page.

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Objective Adding a background image

By the end of this page you will be able to:

  1. Use Expression Web to generate the CSS required for a background image


Adding a background image
  1. The style for the background needs to be added to the body tag as the background image is for te whole page.
  2. Use New Style (or use Manage styles) and select body
  3. choose appropriate settings for: image, repeat, and x and y positions.

The following style will be created:

<style type="text/css">
body {
	background-image: url('MVFern.png');
	background-repeat: no-repeat;
	background-position: center center;

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  • Video demonstration (Show what is returned by the server 3.2MB @ 1min30sec)


Icon References.png References

Expression Web:Background images. (2017). In virtualMV's ( Michael Verhaart ) wiki. Retrieved December 13, 2017, from    (zotero)