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  • Last Updated : 01 Jul, 2022
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The url() function is an inbuilt function which is used to include a file. The parameter of this function is absolute URL, relative URL or a data URI. The url() function can be used for background-image, border-image, list-style-image, content, cursor, border-image, border-image-source, src as part of a @font-face block, and @counter-style/symbol. 

Syntax:

url( <string> <url-modifier>* )

Parameters: This function accepts single parameter url which holds the url in string format. 

The examples of url are:

<css_property>: url("https://geeksforgeeks.org/image.png")
<css_property>: url('https://geeksforgeeks.org/image.png')
<css_property>: url(https://geeksforgeeks.org/image.png)

Below example illustrates the url() function in CSS: 

Example: 

html




<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
 
<head>
    <title>CSS url() function</title>
 
    <style>
        body {
            background-image: url(
            text-align:center;
        }
        h1 {
            color:white;
        }
    </style>
</head>
 
<body>
    <h1>GeeksforGeeks</h1>
    <h2>CSS url() function</h2>
</body>
 
</html>   

Output: 

 

Supported Browsers: The browsers supported by url() function are listed below:

  • Google Chrome 1
  • Edge 12
  • Internet Explorer 3
  • Firefox 1
  • Safari 1
  • Opera 3.5
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