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Add this to your BODY tag

background="bgimage.gif"

The W3C suggest you use CSS now, place this in your HEAD:

<style type="text/css">
body {
background-image: url('bgimage.gif');
background-color: #000000;
}
</style>
With CSS you can also specify if the image should tile, scroll with the page, and position it on the page.


You'll want to specify a bgcolor="" with a colour similar to your background so that people can read your text while they wait for the image to download. So for a dark background image, add bgcolor="#000000" or bgcolor="black" to your BODY tag. -- Mark Gallagher

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