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CSS question: how to stretch an image to full screen width

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I've been having trouble with this one. I need to stretch an image to the full width of a screen, no matter what screen resolution. I am pretty sure I can do that with CSS.

Here is the web site: http://www.leafyhead.com/

In the header area you can see the logo image. I'd like to stretch that image to whatever the width of the screen is.

Does the image need to be a background image?

Is there a CSS style that will do what I need?

Thanks as always for your help.

Eric
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Just use background-size:cover for the CSS of the element where you are using it.

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Got it. I was looking for that. =) I'll go try it now. Thank you!
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Thanks for pointing this out to me. =)
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