background-attachment

  • Revision slug: CSS/background-attachment
  • Revision title: background-attachment
  • Revision id: 21253
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  • Creator: Dria
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Summary

If a background-image is specified, background-attachment determines whether that image's position is fixed within the viewport, or scrolls along with its containing block.

  • Initial value: scroll
  • Applies to: all elements
  • Inherited: no
  • Percentages: N/A
  • Media: visual
  • Computed value: as specified

Syntax

background-attachment: scroll | fixed | inherit

Values

scroll 
If scroll is specified, the background image will scroll within the viewport along with the block the image is contained within.
fixed 
If fixed is specified, the background image will not scroll with its containing element, instead remaining stationary within the viewport.

Examples

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body {
	background-image: url("images/cartooncat.png");
	background-position: bottom left;
	background-attachment: fixed;
	background-repeat: no-repeat;
}

Specifications

Browser Compatibility

TBD, may be removed in favour of a centralized compatibility chart.

See Also

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Revision Source

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<h3 name="Summary"> Summary </h3>
<p>If a <code><a href="en/CSS/background-image">background-image</a></code> is specified, <code>background-attachment</code> determines whether that image's position is fixed within the viewport, or scrolls along with its containing block.
</p>
<ul><li> Initial value: scroll
</li><li> Applies to: all elements
</li><li> Inherited: no
</li><li> Percentages: N/A
</li><li> Media: <a href="en/CSS/Media/Visual">visual</a>
</li><li> Computed value: as specified
</li></ul>
<h3 name="Syntax"> Syntax </h3>
<pre class="eval">background-attachment: scroll | fixed | inherit
</pre>
<h3 name="Values"> Values </h3>
<dl><dt> scroll </dt><dd> If <code>scroll</code> is specified, the background image will scroll within the viewport along with the block the image is contained within.
</dd><dt> fixed </dt><dd> If <code>fixed</code> is specified, the background image will not scroll with its containing element, instead remaining stationary within the viewport.
</dd></dl>
<h3 name="Examples"> Examples </h3>
<p>{{template.CSSRefExampleLink("background-attachment")}}
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<pre>body {
	background-image: url("images/cartooncat.png");
	background-position: bottom left;
	background-attachment: fixed;
	background-repeat: no-repeat;
}
</pre>
<h3 name="Specifications"> Specifications </h3>
<ul><li> <a class="external" href="http://www.w3.org/TR/CSS1#background-attachment">CSS 1</a>
</li><li> <a class="external" href="http://www.w3.org/TR/CSS21/colors.html#propdef-background-attachment">CSS 2.1</a>
</li><li> <a class="external" href="http://www.w3.org/TR/2005/WD-css3-background-20050216/#background-attachment">CSS 3</a>
</li></ul>
<h3 name="Browser_Compatibility"> Browser Compatibility </h3>
<p>TBD, may be removed in favour of a centralized compatibility chart.
</p>
<h3 name="See_Also"> See Also </h3>
<p>{{wiki.template('CSS_Reference:Background')}}
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