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Style backgroundRepeat Property

Example

Set a background-image to no-repeat:

document.body.style.backgroundRepeat = "repeat-y";
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Definition and Usage

The backgroundRepeat property sets or returns how to repeat (tile) a background-image.

See Also:

HTML Styles: The background Property

CSS Tutorial: CSS Backgrounds

CSS3 Tutorial: CSS3 Backgrounds

CSS Reference: The background-repeat property


Syntax

Return the backgroundRepeat property:

object.style.backgroundRepeat

Set the backgroundRepeat property:

object.style.backgroundRepeat = "repeat|repeat-x|repeat-y|no-repeat|initial|inherit"

Property Values

Value Description
repeat The background image is repeated both vertically and horizontally. This is default
repeat-x The background image is only repeated horizontally
repeat-y The background image is only repeated vertically
no-repeat The background-image is not repeated
initial Sets this property to its default value. Read about initial
inherit Inherits this property from its parent element. Read about inherit

Technical Details

Default Value: repeat
Return Value: A String, representing how a background-image is repeated
CSS Version CSS1


Browser Support

backgroundRepeat is a CSS1 (1996) feature.

It is fully supported in all browsers:

Chrome Edge Firefox Safari Opera IE
Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes

More Examples

Example

Change the backgroundRepeat property of a specified DIV element:

document.getElementById("myDIV").style.backgroundRepeat = "repeat-x";
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Example

Set a background-image to repeat horizontally or vertically:

function repeatVer() {
  document.body.style.backgroundRepeat = "repeat-y";
}

function repeatHor() {
  document.body.style.backgroundRepeat = "repeat-x";
}
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Example

Return the background-repeat value of a document:

alert(document.body.style.backgroundRepeat);
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