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Problem with my linear-gradient

Hi, this is my background for the header element:

background: url("img/showcase-background.jpg") no-repeat center center/cover;

I want to put linear gradient over it that will come from the top and end after 20% of the element's height. What should be the second value (instead of that pink color) for gradient to end? Also this code does not work, why? :

background: linear-gradient(black, pink 20%), url("img/showcase-background.jpg") no-repeat center center/cover;

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
228,025 Points

To make it start black and fade out, then instead of "pink" use "transparent".

And the code seems OK, so perhaps there's an issue with the code near it. Post the whole code here if you'd like us to check it.

Here is the whole code from the CSS file about header element:

header {
  min-height: 75vh;
  background: url("img/showcase-background.jpg") no-repeat center center/cover;
  box-shadow: inset 0px 0px 300px 170px rgba(0,0,0,0.75);
  position: relative;

When it is like this it is working, only when I put this linear-gradient before the url everything crash

Oh, okay, evertyhing is working now, thank you a lot for help :)