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How can I set up the featured image of a page as the background image of the site in Wordpress with Genesis framework?
I need to set up the featured images of pages as background images for a site build in Wordpress using the Genesis Framework. To be precise, I'm trying to customize Atmosphere Pro theme.
I could handle the CCS to customize how the image should look, but I'm lost with the PHP…
Can anyone give me a hand?
Thanks in advance!
Daniel Botta17,956 Points
I usually just add the image as css by inlining it in the html and I use the follow php the generate the URL to the image.
<?php $thumb = wp_get_attachment_image_src( get_post_thumbnail_id($post->ID), 'full' ); $url = $thumb['0']; ?>
The second parameter in the function can be whatever size you want such as small, medium, thumb, etc...Then you can inline the image as a background image like so:
style="background: url('<?php echo $url; ?>');"
There may be a better way that I am not aware of, but this always works for me. I hope this helps.