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GIF image as background

  1. Can I set an animated GIF image as a background on

    If so, how can I do that?

    I have a news website and would like to have a moving orb as a background, but before buying the GIF file I'd like to make sure it is possible.



    The blog I need help with is

  2. I just tried an animated gif as a bg: it didn't work when uploaded via Appearance > Background, but it did when I added the equivalent code in the CSS editor.

    Note: I'm a Mac user so I can't tell if Explorer would display it correctly.

  3. Would you please lend me the code you used so I can test it?


  4. Upload the image via Media > Add New and copy the file URL. Then paste this in the CSS editor:

    body {
    background-position:top center;

    Replace 123456 with the hex for a color that's close to the predominant one of the image and URL with the actual URL of the image.

  5. Very greatful!

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