Need Help: How to add a background image for the site?

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Hi:

I'm fresh to use Concrete5, I'm find that it seems no button to add a background image for the whole site. Anyone could teach me how to add a background for the site step by step? Like:

1.Open ** page.
2.Click ** button.
3.Choose the ** image for the background image.It's done.

Thank you very much!

andywu1206
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wagdi replied on at Permalink Best Answer Reply
wagdi
Why not use one of these great add-ons-

1. Backstretch- developed byhereNT

"Uses a jQuery library written by Scott Robbin to place an image from the file manager as the background of your page, stretched to fill the browser window. Resizes with the window and changes orientation for iPhone."

SOURCE: http://www.concrete5.org/marketplace/addons/backstretch/...



2. Background gallery- developed by lak17a

"Fullscreen background slideshow.

Features:

Resizes images to fill browser while maintaining image dimension ratio
Cycles backgrounds via slideshow with transitions and dynamic preloading
Thumbnail navigation option
Navigation controls with keyboard support
Images from a file set
Ability to show one random image from File Set"

SOURCE: http://www.concrete5.org/marketplace/addons/background/...



3. Dojo Supersized-developed bydojodesign

"Add images that fill your website background.

Works great in Concrete 5.5!

Images can:

Resizes images to fill browser while maintaining image dimension ratio
Cycles backgrounds via slideshow with transitions and preloading
Thumbnail navigation option with image titles
Navigate images using your keyboards arrow keys
Pulls images from a file set
Add code anywhere on your page
Works great on an iPad!"

View it in action without navigation:
http://www.dojodesignstudio.com/dev/c5-testing/dojo-supersized/...

View it in action with navigation:
http://www.dojodesignstudio.com/dev/c5-testing/supersized-with-nav/...

SOURCE: http://www.concrete5.org/marketplace/addons/dojo-supersized/...



4. DeepIt Slider- developed bysebastienj

"The DeepIt plug-in has a lot of features of a regular slider. Some of them are auto play, stop on hover, show/hide navigation, bullets list or thumbnails for a navigation, captions with html content. But the main cause for creation of the addons was to give websites' users amazing live-background experience. Use as many layers as you want.

Resizing capabilities (Whatever the size of your image, the plugin can reduce the size of each image)
4 captions position (top, bottom, left, right)
Use any image attribute as caption
Image description attribute will converted with Textile Markup
Bullet and thumbnails are dynamically positioned on the center of the screen
The addon support differents ratio of picture (not only images of the same size)
Pretty cool CSS3 easy to adapt.
Any Animated backgrounds you want
Auto playPause on hover
Bullets list or thumbnails navigation
Prev/Next arrowsHide arrows on mouse out
And more !
The depth effect is created by superimposing images with transparency (PNG 24 bits). In the plugin, these images are called 'layers' and you can add as many as you want, manage their speed and their direction of movement (right to left or left to right)."

SOURCE:http://www.concrete5.org/marketplace/addons/deepit-slider/...
andywu1206 replied on at Permalink Reply
andywu1206
Wow,Thanks Wagdi, It seems there are a lot of Add-on could change the background.

However, is there any way to change the site background without add-on,I mean free way.

Thanks.
wagdi replied on at Permalink Reply
wagdi
andywu1206 replied on at Permalink Reply
andywu1206
Hi wagdi,

Thanks for the help,could I ask for some details :

1.Where I can edit the css for the background image?
2.Is it possible to click a button to change the background image.
harveyappleton replied on at Permalink Reply
harveyappleton
Developed a simple addon to do this for you across whole site, and free! :) -http://www.concrete5.org/marketplace/addons/background-image/...
pihlaka replied on at Permalink Reply
it just makes me insane... have been looking for hours WHERE is the Pages. Backround option for that plugin.. can not find.

In what places i can access the settings where?