Adding a background image is a great way to help your blog content stand out and reinforce your brand. When you use one of our Design Lab themes, you can use one of our pre-loaded background patterns or add your own background image. Today we are going over how to add your own background image.
Find the perfect image
We recommend using one of the many free image finders available to you on the web. Some of our favorites are Pexels and Pixabay. Read our post "What You Need to Know about Using Images on Your Blog" to learn how to safely pick an image to use on your blog.
When looking for the perfect image you want something that will look good repeating. You don't want the seam between images to sand out. You can use a simple wood image, brick image, or grass! Look for images that look good with your brand colors.
Once you have the image, you will need to save it to your computer. Follow their instructions on how to save it to your computer. A good image size to look for is around 2000px wide.
With few clicks you can change your background image.
1) Click on the Blogs tab, then the name of the blog.
2) Click on the Design tab, then on Style.
3) On the right, click on Background to display your options.
4) Under Pattern, select Upload Custom Image and upload the image you saved.
If you like how it looks in the preview window, save your changes.
Super easy! Now log into your account today to get started!