CSS background-position-y Property

The background-position-y property sets the vertical position for each background.

One or more values can be specified separated by commas.

Negative values are valid.

This property is experimental.

Initial Value top
Applies to All elements.
Inherited No.
Animatable No.
Version CSS4
DOM Syntax object.style.backgroundPositionY = "bottom";

Syntax

background-position-y: top | center | bottom | length | percentage | initial | inherit;

Example

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
  <head>
    <title>Title of the document</title>
    <style>
      html { 
      height: 50%;
      }
      body {
      background: url("/uploads/media/default/0001/01/0710cad7a1017902166203def268a0df2a5fd545.png") no-repeat; 
      background-position-y: top;   
      }
    </style>
  </head>
  <body>
    <h2>Background-position-y property example</h2>
  </body>
</html>

Another example with bottom value:

Example

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
  <head>
    <title>Title of the document</title>
    <style>
      html { 
      height: 50%;
      }
      body {
      background: url("/uploads/media/default/0001/01/0710cad7a1017902166203def268a0df2a5fd545.png") no-repeat; 
      background-position-y: bottom;   
      }
    </style>
  </head>
  <body>
    <h2>Background-position-y property example</h2>
  </body>
</html>

Values

Value Description
top Specifies the alignment of the top edge of the background image with the top edge of the background position layer.
center Specifies the alignment of the center of the background image with the center of the background position layer.
bottom Specifies the alignment of the bottom edge of the background image with the bottom of the background position layer.
length Specifies the offset of the given background image's left horizontal edge from the background position layer's left horizontal edge.
percentage Specifies the offset of the background image's vertical position relative to the container. 0% aligns the left edge of the background image with the left edge of the container, and 100% aligns the right edge of the background image with the right edge of the container, and 50% horizontally centers the background image.
initial Sets the property to its default value.
inherit Inherits the property from its parent element.

Browser support

4.0+ 6.0+ 12.0+ 49.0+ 3.1+ 15.0+



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