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How To Add a Background Image


Do you want more than just a color in the background of your Web pages? Then find out how to add your favorite graphic, picture, or image behind your words.
Difficulty: Easy
Time Required: 5 minutes

Here's How:

  1. Inside the body tag add the 'background' tag and the url of the image.
  2. The code will look like this: <body background=http://sitename.com/image.gif>
  3. Replace 'http://sitename.com/image.gif' with the URL of the image that you want to use.


  1. You must first have an image online to do this.
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