[WSG] Background image not visible in ie

2009-04-29 Thread Lynette Smith
Good afternoon http://www.westernwebdesign.com.au/zoobridal/index.html IE is not showing the background image on #container. Have only just noticed this. Cannot find any reason for it to be so. I have a very similar site with a background image on #container and it has no problems in

Re: [WSG] Background image not visible in ie

2009-04-29 Thread Ben Dodson
Hi Lyn, I've tested it in IE7 and it works ok, but just isn't working in IE6 (it loads but is blue at one end rather than white). The reason for this is that you're using a transparent PNG which isn't supported on IE6 and below. There are tons of examples of this (and how to fix it) on

RE: [WSG] Background image not visible in ie

2009-04-29 Thread Phillip Lovelace
: Wednesday, April 29, 2009 11:18 AM To: wsg@webstandardsgroup.org; Lynette Smith Subject: Re: [WSG] Background image not visible in ie Hi Lyn, I've tested it in IE7 and it works ok, but just isn't working in IE6 (it loads but is blue at one end rather than white). The reason

RE: [WSG] Background image not visible in ie

2009-04-29 Thread James Leslie
The guys over at unit interactive also have a help script to help fix the issues with transparent PNG images in IE6. http://labs.unitinteractive.com/unitpngfix.php I highly recommend this script very handy and concise. The one problem I have noticed with it is that it doesn't

Re: [WSG] Background image not visible in ie

2009-04-29 Thread Ben Dodson
It does of course require JavaScript which isn't strictly necessary as you can get the same effect with just CSS (especially for the purposes of the example given initially). With regards to background image positioning, I'm fairly sure there is no way to stop it going to position (0,0) as

Re: [WSG] Background image not visible in ie

2009-04-29 Thread Brett Patterson
Have you used the CSS: background-position: center center; ? -- Brett P. On Wed, Apr 29, 2009 at 12:48 PM, Ben Dodson b...@bendodson.com wrote: It does of course require JavaScript which isn't strictly necessary as you can get the same effect with just CSS (especially for the purposes

RE: [WSG] Background image not visible in ie

2009-04-29 Thread James Leslie
From: li...@webstandardsgroup.org [mailto:li...@webstandardsgroup.org] On Behalf Of Brett Patterson Sent: 29 April 2009 18:00 To: wsg@webstandardsgroup.org Subject: Re: [WSG] Background image not visible in ie Have you used the CSS: background-position: center

Re: [WSG] Background image not visible in ie

2009-04-29 Thread Lynette Smith
Thanks Ben, Phillip, James and Brett The guys over at unit interactive also have a help script to help fix the issues with transparent PNG images in IE6. http://labs.unitinteractive.com/unitpngfix.php I thought I would have a go at this one first - with the result that IE7 shows an