CSS | background-origin property

The background-origin is a property defined in CSS which helps in adjusting the background image of the webpage. This property is used to set the origin of the image in the background. By default, this property sets the background image origin to the upper-left corner of the screen/webpage.

Syntax:

background-origin: padding-box|border-box|content-box|initial|inherit;

Property Value:

  • initial: This takes the initial/default value of setting the background origin to the padding edge int the upper left corner.

    Syntax:

    background-origin: initial;

    Example:

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    <!DOCTYPE html>
    <html>
        <head>
            <title>background-origin property</title>
            <style>
                .gfg {
                    padding: 40px;
                    width: 400px;
                    background-image: url(
                    background-repeat: no-repeat;
                    background-origin: intial;
                    border:1px double ;
                    text-align:justify;
                    }
            </style>
        </head>
        <body>
            <div class="gfg" >
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                efficient and successful. </p>
            </div>
        </body>
    </html>                    

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    Output:
    initial prop

  • padding-box: This property is used to set the the origin of the background image to the padding edge in the upper left corner.

    Syntax:

    background-origin: padding-box;

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    <!DOCTYPE html>
    <html>
        <head>
            <title>background-origin property</title>
            <style>
                .gfg {
                    padding: 40px;
                    width: 400px;
                    background-image: url(
                    background-repeat: no-repeat;
                    background-origin: padding-box;
                    border:1px double ;
                    text-align:justify;
                    }
            </style>
        </head>
        <body>
            <div class="gfg" >
                <p>Prepare for the Recruitment drive of product based companies like 
                Microsoft, Amazon, Adobe etc with a free online placement preparation
                course. The course focuses on various MCQ's & Coding question likely 
                to be asked in the interviews & make your upcoming placement season
                efficient and successful. </p>
            </div>
        </body>
    </html>                    

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    Output:
    padding box

  • border-box: This property is used to set the image to the border of the body of the webpage i.e. the absolute upper left corner.

    Syntax:

    background-origin: border-box;

    Example:

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    <!DOCTYPE html>
    <html>
        <head>
            <title>background-origin property</title>
            <style>
                .gfg {
                    padding: 40px;
                    width: 400px;
                    background-image: url(
                    background-repeat: no-repeat;
                    background-origin: border-box;
                    border:1px double ;
                    text-align:justify;
                    }
            </style>
        </head>
        <body>
            <div class="gfg" >
                <p>Prepare for the Recruitment drive of product based companies like 
                Microsoft, Amazon, Adobe etc with a free online placement preparation
                course. The course focuses on various MCQ's & Coding question likely 
                to be asked in the interviews & make your upcoming placement season
                efficient and successful. </p>
            </div>
        </body>
    </html>                    

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    Output:
    border box

  • content-box: This property is used to set the origin of the background according to the content of the division/body wherever the property is being used.

    Syntax:

    background-origin: content-box;

    Example:

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    <!DOCTYPE html>
    <html>
        <head>
            <title>background-origin property</title>
            <style>
                .gfg {
                    padding: 40px;
                    width: 400px;
                    background-image: url(
                    background-repeat: no-repeat;
                    background-origin: content-box;
                    border:1px double ;
                    text-align:justify;
                    }
            </style>
        </head>
        <body>
            <div class="gfg" >
                <p>Prepare for the Recruitment drive of product based companies like 
                Microsoft, Amazon, Adobe etc with a free online placement preparation
                course. The course focuses on various MCQ's & Coding question likely 
                to be asked in the interviews & make your upcoming placement season
                efficient and successful. </p>
            </div>
        </body>
    </html>                    

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    Output:
    content box

  • inherit: It is used to inherit the property from already used code (parent property) else works as padding-box by default.

    Syntax:

    background-origin: inherit;

    Example:

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    <!DOCTYPE html>
    <html>
        <head>
            <title>background-origin property</title>
            <style>
                .gfg {
                    padding: 40px;
                    width: 400px;
                    background-image: url(
                    background-repeat: no-repeat;
                    background-origin: inherit;
                    border:1px double ;
                    text-align:justify;
                }
            </style>
        </head>
        <body>
            <div class="gfg" >
                <p>Prepare for the Recruitment drive of product based companies like 
                Microsoft, Amazon, Adobe etc with a free online placement preparation
                course. The course focuses on various MCQ's & Coding question likely 
                to be asked in the interviews & make your upcoming placement season
                efficient and successful. </p>
            </div>
        </body>
    </html>                    

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    Output:
    initial prop



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