background

The background property is a shortcut that can be used to set the background-image properties.

syntax
background: <background-attachment> <background_color> <background_image> <background_position> <backgound_repeat>

Both the background-color and background-image can be rendered simultaneously.
snippet
<html>
<head>
<style>
p {width:300px; height:250px; }
</style>
</head>
<body>
<form>
<p style="background: fixed blue url(bg.jpg) 5cm repeat-x;">This is a paragraph with the background style</p>
</form>
</body>
</html>
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