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Syntax: background-repeat : value
Possible Values : repeat | repeat-x | repeat-y | no-repeat
Initial Value : repeat
Applies to: All elements
Inherited : No

The background-repeat property determines how a specified background image is repeated. The repeat-x value will repeat the image horizontally while the repeat-y value will repeat the image vertically. For example:


BODY { background-: repeat-x; background-image: url(Ivy.gif)}

see example in action

In the above example, the image will only be tiled horizontally.

Authors may also use the shorthand background property, which is currently better supported than the background-repeat property.