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CSS

SeHyun Choi
SeHyun Choi
3,441 Points

How to make background-image responsive

I tried

background-image:url(" "); background-size:cover; background-repeat:no-repeat;

But when the screen gets to certain size (small) it doesn't show all the image. How do I fix that?

3 Answers

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
229,670 Points

It's normal for "cover" to trim off parts of the image to maintain the aspect ratio.

You could use "contain" instead of "cover" to insure the whole image is displayed, but then either the image will repeat or you get blank areas on the sides or top and bottom (known as "letterboxing").

The alternatives to these would distort the aspect ratio, which is generally even less desirable.

SeHyun Choi
SeHyun Choi
3,441 Points

Thank you everyone for your help.