[thelist] CSS background-position property not working

Sarah poohbear at designshift.com
Wed Feb 26 15:20:01 CST 2003

>I missed this the first time around...How was the background image not
>positioning correctly? Was it simply not leaving a space on the left for
>the orange navigation? In theory you could put the stripes into thecontent div
>instead of trying to move the background colour over. Of course you're
>going to have problems in the browsers that don't respect body set to 100%
>and divs set to 100% for the full height effect (which is a mouthful but
>hopefully makes sense).
>I was just playing around with it and I couldn't get it to move over
>slightly politely either. I've always stuck to the "top left" or "bottom
>right" stuff... I'd recommend setting background-position: fixed, but it's
>not going to help with people who have high resolutions and maximized
>browsers. The only other site I've got up right now with background images
>is www.salzmann.com (original design is not mine). My favorite page is the
>Aquatic Massage Therapy page.
>I'd also add a padding-right to your thecontent div. The words feel all
>squished against the ride side of the page.

I guess I should have been more specific about it not positioning
correctly. Yes, it was not leaving room for the orange section (it just
filled the whole background).

I changed the padding in thecontent - you're right, it was kind of squished.


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