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Positioning an Image on HTML

Hi,
I was wondering if there's a way to overlay an image on top of the entire webpage but make it relatively fixed to the webpage so it seems like it's a part of it.  I need to be able to scroll through the page and resize the window.  I am using a wordpress template, the image is the crucifix on http://theme.saintmaryplano.com.

Thanks
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sihar86Commented:
we can make it using css.
there is good resources css site for me
http://www.w3schools.com/css/pr_background-position.asp

<!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.01 Transitional//EN">
<html>
  <head>
  <title></title>
  <style>
  body{
    background-image:url('imagefilename');
    background-repeat:no-repeat;
    background-attachment:fixed;
    background-position:center top; 
  }
  </style>
  </head>
  
  <body>

  </body>
</html>

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onBasicsAuthor Commented:
Thanks for the quick reply but that's not what I meant.  I should have made my question clearer.  I want to make the crucifix on the website be in the background.  But since wordpress dynamically resizes the webpages I can not just put it in in a section.
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blueghoztCommented:
you are positioning the image using percentages hence it will move about - use a fixed pixel absolute positioning and put it inside something like your header which* must* have position:relative (the reason for putting the mark-up inside header is that this provides a fixed point to measure top and left from) - try deleting the existing div you have for the image and putting this inside your header div (doesn't matter where in the div as it's absolutely positioned) - I hasvae scraped your header mark-up and included the div with positioning I believe will work for you


<div id="header" style="position:relative">

 <div style="position: absolute; left:448px; top: 0; z-index: 1000;"><img src="http://theme.saintmaryplano.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/03/crucifix.png" height="840" /></div>

<!--LOGO GOES HERE-->

<div id="logo">

<a href="http://theme.saintmaryplano.com/"><img src="http://theme.saintmaryplano.com/wp-content/themes/wpchurch/images/logo-trans.png" alt="St. Mary" /></a>

</div><!--end LOGO-->

<div class="pagenav"><ul id="dropmenu" class="menu"><li id="menu-item-106" class="menu-item menu-item-type-custom menu-item-home menu-item-106"><a href="http://theme.saintmaryplano.com">Home</a></li> 
<li id="menu-item-102" class="menu-item menu-item-type-taxonomy menu-item-102"><a href="http://theme.saintmaryplano.com/category/parish/">Parish</a></li> 
<li id="menu-item-103" class="menu-item menu-item-type-taxonomy menu-item-103"><a href="http://theme.saintmaryplano.com/category/religious_ed/">Religious Education</a> 
<ul class="sub-menu"> 
	<li id="menu-item-526" class="menu-item menu-item-type-post_type menu-item-526"><a href="http://theme.saintmaryplano.com/125th-anniversary/">125th Anniversary</a></li> 
</ul> 
</li> 
<li id="menu-item-104" class="menu-item menu-item-type-taxonomy menu-item-104"><a href="http://theme.saintmaryplano.com/category/school/">School</a> 
<ul class="sub-menu"> 
	<li id="menu-item-507" class="menu-item menu-item-type-post_type menu-item-507"><a href="http://theme.saintmaryplano.com/online-payments/">Online Payments</a></li> 
	<li id="menu-item-549" class="menu-item menu-item-type-post_type menu-item-549"><a href="http://theme.saintmaryplano.com/test/">TEST</a></li> 
</ul> 
</li> 
<li id="menu-item-502" class="menu-item menu-item-type-taxonomy menu-item-502"><a href="http://theme.saintmaryplano.com/category/calendar2/">Calendar</a></li> 
<li id="menu-item-101" class="menu-item menu-item-type-taxonomy menu-item-101"><a href="http://theme.saintmaryplano.com/category/contact/">Contact</a></li> 
</ul></div>

</div><!--end header-->

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onBasicsAuthor Commented:
Thanks blueghozt, I tried exactly what you said and it almost works. However, the crucifix is still moving when you resize the site.  I want it to keep in the same place relative to the content on the right and the left, can that be done?
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blueghoztCommented:
do you have a link to your test page? I suggested putting it inside the #header div as this will then act as the position from which the co-ordinates are measured so it will only move in sync with the header when the site is resized and always be in the same place, so to speak. Let me see existing code and I am sure I can find the solution, I was sure this would work out of the box for you.
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onBasicsAuthor Commented:
Yea the updated site is http://theme.saintmaryplano.com.  I have made the changes exactly as you said and its still not right.
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blueghoztCommented:
mmm in this example the <div> in question isn't actually within the header div mark up this is why it is still floating about - you need to put the mark up inside the header, say before the logo (doesn't matter where as long as it's inside the <div id="header"></div> then it will be fixed in place for you
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blueghoztCommented:
also in your link the crucifix div still has percentage positioning....
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onBasicsAuthor Commented:
Oh sorry, I did exactly that and it works! But now I have ran into another problem, is there anyway to make the links behind the actual picture clickable?  The image right now is on the top so it is not allowing us to click on the links behind it.
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blueghoztCommented:
I am glad you tried it out and that it works for you :)

with respect to your new issue, you won't be able to click through the transparency - you may have to use sliced images to create the effect you are after to avoid the bounding box of a single large image - maybe open another help request for that?
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