Background

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CSS 1 property: background

The background property is a shorthand for the more specific background-related properties.

Property Values

This property accepts inclusively the following values:

See the documentation for each property.

Example

Good
<style type="text/css">
body       { background: white url(http://www.htmlhelp.com/foo.gif) }
blockquote { background: #7fffd4 }
p          { background: url(../backgrounds/pawn.png) #f0f8ff fixed }
table      { background: #0c0 url(leaves.jpg) no-repeat bottom right }

</style>
...
<element attribute="foo">Contents</element>

Browser Support

If you have tested support for this property in any of the following browsers, please indicate its level of support using one of the following keywords:

  • Full
  • Partial
  • Buggy
  • None

If you indicate that support is "Partial" or "Buggy," please add further comments explaining what's missing or what doesn't work right.

IE 3 
Support is Unknown
IE 4 
Support is Unknown
IE 5 
Support is Unknown
IE 5.5 
Support is Unknown
IE 6 
Support is Unknown
IE 7 
Support is Unknown
NS 3 
Support is Unknown
NS 4 
Support is Unknown
NS 4.5 
Support is Unknown
NS 6 
Support is Unknown
NS 7 
Support is Unknown
NS 8 
Support is Unknown
Firefox 1 
Support is Unknown
Firefox 1.5 
Support is Unknown
Firefox 2 
Support is Unknown
Mozilla 
Support is Unknown
Opera 6 
Support is Unknown
Opera 7 
Support is Unknown
Opera 8 
Support is Unknown
Opera 9 
Support is Unknown

Tips and Tricks

If you know of any useful or uncommon tips or techniques using this property, please describe them here.

References