How to Create a Scalable Background Image For Your Website | Wordpress | Web-building | Scoop.it

As the web progresses, we all desire beautiful websites. There are many different ways to spice up any website, but a common one is to implement a full size background image that scales with the page. Knowing how to do this is essential, because doing this incorrectly can yield unwanted results, such as scrollbars, and clipping of your background image. Luckily, you can set up your background image to avoid these issues.

 

Be sure to use an image that is large enough to fill an average browser window without being stretched too much. It would be best to avoid stretching the image at all. Just be sure to save your background image as an optimized jpeg. That way, you can have a fairly large image, but it won’t take forever to load. You can download the sample image from here.