A quick and effective way to enhance and personalize a webpage, or section (body, div, table) is to add an image background. This can also add greater depth than a flat color. For this example let us look at how to add a background image to a myspace page; Http://www.myspace.com/digify
Myspace allow users to add CSS codes to the content areas on their pages. By inserting the tags in one of the text boxes, typically 'About me' it is possible to change the appearance of many of the page's attributes. Most of the standard CSS definitions are permitted, but it should be noted that changes to attributes such as z-index are not allowed. Likewise CSS codes which attempt to obscure or remove advertising will be blocked, or be in breach of myspace's terms and conditions.
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The basic CSS code to add a background image is:
By default a background image will be added to the top left of the area and will 'tile' both horizontally and vertically. It is possible through two additional CSS codes to change this setting to achieve other varied effects;
Fortunately with a few more nifty myspace specific CSS codes this can be solved:
View the myspace background example ( http://www.myspace.com/digify ) for the see the finished effect.