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#262645 04/29/2019 10:09 AM
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How do I change the background on the new black default theme?

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UBB.threads styles utilize CSS coding to present a custom style to your users; the style editor can be found in the Control Panel and it'll allow you to edit, and preview, any changes to your style. Simply open the body class in the editor and make any changes to the associated CSS and save your style.

Take care to not edit any styles directly via FTP, as they will be overwritten when a style is edited via the style editor. Documentation on CSS can be found at w3schools.com: CSS.


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Its done with basic CSS:
https://www.w3schools.com/css/css_background.asp

Go to: Control Panel > Styles

Select the style you want to edit

In the "General CSS Properties > Body" section, the very first line contains the background CSS elements.


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Whats this?

url('../styles/images/chalkboard.jpg') fixed !important;

I can change the css number but nothing happens.

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That is a basic usage of the Background CSS tag (the URL to documentation was supplied with Isaac's last post); to take care not to completely hose your style, you should have a solid understanding of CSS before continuing with the Style Editor.

The General CSS -> Body class background:
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background:#101012 url('../styles/images/chalkboard.jpg') fixed !important;
That particular instance of the tag is:
Defining a color of #101012
Embedding an image to the background: url('../styles/images/chalkboard.jpg')
Defining that the background should be fixed on the page
!important means to override any other specification

Again, this is all included on the W3C documentation.


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Above my head..I will just live with it.


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