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Building a simple website - early CSS lesson.

Hello everyone!

I just started the web designer courses today and I'm having a slight problem that I can't figure out.

I'm trying to add a background texture to my website, the image file is in the correct location but it is refusing to do anything - instead I'm getting the hex colour. Please take a look at my code as I cannot see what I'm doing wrong.

font-family: 'Nunito', sans-serif;
color: #FAF3BC;
background: #420600 url('img/bg-texture.jpg') repeat;


2 Answers

John Locke
John Locke
15,479 Points

Hi Mark:

Try putting a slash in front of your url path to your jpg. That indicates that it's starting at the root folder and working down the tree.

Hi John,

I figured it, lol! I thought I could use the same img folder for the the textures I was using in CSS as I was using for the HTML images. I now have funky textures, yay!