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  • This may seem like a rather simple question, but for some reason I can not figure this out. On my website, I have a large header, and the main content begins on top of it, and then is supposed to fade into my background which is just some simple lines and a color. For some reason though, the background overlaps the header image, therefore covering up part of it. I want my background to start at the bottom of the header image. I’ve tried using background-position: 0 -220px, but that doesn’t do anything. How do I move the starting postion of the background in #content down?

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  • add a top margin to it.

    margin-top: 220px

    Right now I have margin-top: -220px to move all the content down, but I need the background to go further down than that…here’s what I have

    #content {
    font-size: 1.2em;
    background: url(‘images/bgleft.jpg’);
    background-position: 0 -320px;

    oh…well a negative value would move the image up….try a positive to move it down

    background-position: 0 220px;

    no luck 🙁

    does it matter that the background image is only 1 px tall…it shouldn’t I don’t think?!

    Also I’m using the default wordpress theme to create this on.

    well, could just add the image in it’s own class where you need it?

    <div id=”content”>
    <div class=”contentImage”>



    the just style the image onto .contentImage in the css?

    Thanks for the help 😀 I couldn’t seem to get that method to work either, but I figured out another trick.

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