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CSS Enhancing Design with CSS Background Images Background Images

Joanna Conrad
Joanna Conrad
3,716 Points

Why doesn't "none" work for background-repeat instead of no-repeat?

Task 2 of 5, Enhancing Design with CSS background property: "no repeat" seems counter-intuitive. Is there a reason?

1 Answer

Jamie Moore
Jamie Moore
3,950 Points

That's just how the syntax is... Some of the values seem a little inconsistent. When it comes to background-repeat though, the default value is repeat, so no-repeat makes a bit of sense There's also repeat-x and repeat-y, so while it doesn't seem consistent with other css properties, it's consistent with those availabe to background-repeat. It can seem confusing at first, but it will fall into place.