How to Add a Background Image to Your WordPress Website

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Things explained in the video:
-3 methods to add a background image to your WordPress website

Here are some reasons why you should add a background image to your website:

1) Aesthetics and Branding: Background images can contribute to the overall aesthetics of your website, making it more visually appealing. If the image aligns with your brand identity, it can help reinforce brand recognition and create a cohesive design.

2) Engagement and User Experience: A visually pleasing background can capture visitors’ attention and encourage them to explore your site further. A well-chosen background can enhance the overall user experience.

3) Storytelling and Atmosphere: Background images can be used to tell a story or convey a specific mood or atmosphere that aligns with your website’s purpose or content.

4) Highlighting Specific Content: It can be strategically used to highlight specific sections or elements on your website, drawing attention to key information or calls to action.


00:00:00 Introduction
00:01:28 Method 1: Using team settings
00:01:54 Method 2: Using a plugin
00:02:27 Using CSS

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Code to be used while adding background image using CSS:

body {

background-image: url(;

background-position: center center;

background-size: cover;

background-repeat: no-repeat;

background-attachment: fixed;



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