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I am updating code on a site that I inherited from another development team. There is one feature in the site that causes a background image to disappear once the screen size is reduced. I have gone through all the code and CSS and cannot figure out what they used to make this work. The section in question is #featured_area. Can anyone point me to the section of the code or the style in the CSS that is making this happen?

    <div id="featured_area" class="full_width">
    	<div class="page_wrapper">
		<div class="featured_title">
			<h1>Informed Patients Are Better Patients</h1><br>
			<p>Our Healthy Florida is designed to help patients navigate and understand the complex and confusing treatment options available today.</p>
		</div>
            <div class="featured_content">
            </div>
        </div>
    </div>

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If you are following any of my other threads you will recognize this from the last problem I resolved. I have changed these pages but I need to solve this issue for yet another reason.
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by:Tom Beck
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I have an advantage on this one because I'm already familiar with your site.

The css that causes the background image to disappear at 539px width is in responsive.css, line 39 (according to the developer tools), not style.css.

@media only screen and (max-width: 539px) {
    #featured_area {
        background: none repeat scroll 0 0 #fff;
    }
}
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In style.css add background-size: contain to the #featured_area css like we discussed, leave everything else as is, then in responsive.css change the definition for #featured_area in the media query for 539px to:

#featured_area {
    background-position: center 200px;
}

This will move the background image down so it's not overlapping the text.

Then for other media query widths, add the same css as above but adjust the 200px value as needed to position the background image where it looks best for that width.

With a little tweaking, you can have the background image scale properly for every screen width. That's responsive design!
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by:gacto
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Yep you have an advantage and you solved it on the first shot. I didn't even consider the responsive.css sheet. I was too focused on style.css.

Thanks again for the help and the quick response. Hopefully I won't have too many more ridiculous questions come up.
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by:Tom Beck
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Ridiculous?? Not even close.

Thanks for the points.
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