Responsive Full Background Image Using CSS
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What Is This?
These are the sources files for a Six Revisions tutorial called Responsive Full Background Image Using CSS.
responsive-full-background-image.css- this contains the CSS for achieving the responsive full background image
responsive-full-background-image-demo.html- this is the HTML source code
- Files in the
/presentational-onlyare not required. They're purely for demonstrative purposes.
/imagesdirectory contains the background images. The background image is from Unsplash.
The most important property/value pair is
background-size: cover, which dynamically scales the background image to cover the viewport even when it's resized. Responsive full background image can be achieved using this simple style rule:
background: url(background-photo.jpg) center center cover no-repeat fixed;
For a faster page load on small screens (i.e., mobile devices) a scaled-down version of the background image is served using a media query.
For a complete explanation, read this tutorial: Responsive Full Background Image Using CSS.
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