To add a background image:


1. Click the edit icon on the desired area or region




2. Click 'Add Background Image'





3. Select your desired image from your File Manager, the LiveEdit Content Manager library, or upload a new image.






4. If need be, adjust the size of your image





*Tip: To set a background image for a region such as a Header or any other full-width content area, the ideal size of your image should fall between 1100 and 2000 px wide




5. When ready, click 'Accept'.


6. Adjust any additional settings for your background image:




Image Repeat: Options for having your image repeat as your background

    • None: image will remain at normal size

    • Horizontal: image will repeat from left to right

    • Vertical: image will repeat from top to bottom

    • Tile: image will repeat in a tile pattern, filling the screen


Image Size: Options for the sizing of your background image

    • Auto: image maintains original height and width

    • Length: image width is set based on image length

    • Cover: image will be scaled to ensure the background area is completely covered regardless of screen size

    • Contain: image will be scaled to the largest possible size that allow both height and width to fit within the content area


Image Scroll: Options for image scroll within the website

    • None: No setting is applied

    • Scroll: image scrolls along with screen

    • Fixed: image stays fixed as screen scrolls (*Note: this settings is not recommended for mobile devices)

    • Local: image will scroll along with area contents (similar to Scroll)

    • Initial: default settings


Image Position: Options for setting the position of the image


Background Overlay: Apply a color overlay to your background image



7.  When finished, click ‘Save’ to apply all settings.



To change an existing background image


1. Click the edit icon on the desired area or region


2. Click on the existing image



3. Select your desired image from your File Manager, the LiveEdit Content Manager, or upload a new image.

4. Adjust your image size if need be. Click ‘Accept’ when ready.


5. Make any changes to your image settings.


6. Click ‘Save’ to apply changes



To remove a background image


1. Click the edit icon on the desired area or region


2. Click the ‘Remove’ button. 


*Tip: If no background image is displayed, type ‘none’ in the URL field to force removal of the background image. Most often associated with the ‘default’ images provided with LiveEdit templates.



3. Click ‘Save’ to apply your changes.



Once saved, you will see the icon for your area turn to green to indicate that your changes have been applied.