How to Add Background Image in WordPress?

 Add Background Image in WordPress

Hi today we shall discuss on How to Add Background Image in WordPress? So we discuss about background images, background colors and background opacity. This article will teach you to do in just six simple steps.

Let us discuss the following steps:

# 1 (Background Image)

Go to dashboard and click on Appearance → Background.


Add Background Image in WordPress

# 2 (Background Image)

In the second step you the following page appears where the Background Image section shows up.

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# 3 (Background Image)

There’s no image selected for background. If you want to do so, then click on Select Image. You get the following page.

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Here you can upload images using two options.

  • Upload Files
  • Media Library

# 4 (Background Image)

Upload Files − When you click on Upload files the following screen is displayed. Select files from your desktop and then click on Choose Image if satisfied with the image.

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# 5 (Background Image)

Media Library − When you click on Media Library the following page appears. Select files from the WordPress media library, which means, if you already have images updated then you can select any of them directly.

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After selecting an image, on the right side you will get a few options −

  • Edit Image − When you click on this you are taken to another page where you can edit the scale image, dimensions, crop image, and thumbnail settings, etc. As shown in the following image, make the required changes, click on Save and then click on Update.

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  • Delete Permanently − If you want your image off the library then click on this button.

  • URL − Enter your image URL into this box.

  • Title − If you want to make any changes in the title of the image you can do it right here.

  • Caption − You can explain briefly about your image in this section.

  • Alt text − Give an alternative text to your image so that it is easily available for the users during search.

  • Description − A little description about your image.

# 6 (Background Image)

Click on Colors → Background Color on the same page. Change your background color accordingly. Background Opacity is not used for all themes. Theme customization is not same for every theme we use. It changes from theme to theme.

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