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CSS How to Make a Website Adding Pages to a Website Add Iconography

About background-size: 20px 20px;

In the video, why are we setting two values (20px 20px) to the background-size to make a square instead of one value? I was under the impression that setting one value and css will think it's 20px all around.

Jesus Mendoza
Jesus Mendoza
23,289 Points

Probably to show you that you can use multiple values to set width and height

1 Answer

Andrew Larson
Andrew Larson
12,912 Points

In the case of background-size it does not apply the same value. If only one value is given the second value is set to auto. While this may not create a problem in this situation as the image will proportionally scale this will not always be the situation.

For further details the MDN documentation on Background-size has more detailed information. https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Web/CSS/background-size