Most websites feature white backgrounds. Or they sit on a navy or gray background — but most of the screen is still white, like a page of paper set against the darker background. Occasionally, you might run across more interesting colors – reds and purples and greens and rust often looking more gaudy than professional.
But every now and then, there is a website with a photo or a drawing or a pattern background. This tutorial will show you not just how to place a background on your website, but five clever ticks to spice up the background without resorting to gaudiness.
The basic html code to place a background on your web page is very simple: