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CSS Body Background Image Only Works in Firefox

Posted on 2011-05-05
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Hi Experts,

I noticed that my body background image is not showing up in Internet Explorer. It works fine in FF but also does not appear in Chrome... The strange thing is I have other background images on the site coded exactly the same and they all work fine in all browsers so I know it is pathed correctly. Any suggestions??
html, body {
    height: 100%; width: 100%;
    padding: 0; margin: 0;
}

body{
	margin: 0;
	padding: 0;
	font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;
	font-size: 14px;	
	background-image: url(../images/bg.jpg);
	background-repeat: repeat-x;
	color: #333;
}

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Question by:brettsky07
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by:bartvd
ID: 35701914
Try to empty the browser cache of the other browsers and reload the page.
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by:brettsky07
ID: 35701951
I have... I have also tried it on multiple machines... no luck. I've also tried using different images.
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by:bartvd
ID: 35701990
I tested your code on IE and Chrome and it just worked. I think the problem is in the other code. Could you give me all the code?
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by:brettsky07
ID: 35702530
The project hasn't launched yet so I cant upload all the code.... its a php file header:

<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-transitional.dtd">
<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">
<head>
<meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=utf-8" />

<link href="css/style.css" rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" />

</head>

<body>

It could very well be something in my css overriding it but I cant seem to figure it out...
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by:Lukasz Chmielewski
ID: 35704126
Char by char - check if this is exactly the same syntax as in the other cases for including the images, also try to put " around the path

background-image: url("../images/bg.jpg");
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by:Jagadishwor Dulal
ID: 35704137
Is your image path in the correct location ? I mean you are using style sheet inside a folder css and that means your images folder should be there in your root so you are using "../images/bg.jpg". So check your image path  and I think it's better post your css code and index page code so that can check.

     
  background-image: url(../images/bg.jpg);
	background-repeat: repeat-x;

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by:deegoy418
ID: 35704762
hi

i have created a demo page to resolve your issues, please see attachment and let me know if this is not work for you.

regards
deepak
 bg-image.zip
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brettsky07 earned 0 total points
ID: 35723784
Stupid mistake... apparently the file was saved as CMYK and IE didn't like that.... changed it to RGB and seems to work now. Thanks for all your suggestions.
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by:brettsky07
ID: 35759479
File error.
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