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Custom-box Background Tutorial by CypherVisor Custom-box Background Tutorial by CypherVisor

Exclusively for Premium members and Super groups only

Updated: 23-Feb-2014

How to use ?

Just copy the source code(s) below and paste it in your Custombox module in your profile or group page.

Spanish translation of this tutorial

Tutorial fondo en caja Custom. by FanasY


Code to insert an image without stretching: (ORIGINAL CODE)

<div class="popup2-moremenu"><div class="floaty-boat"><br><img src="URL"/></div></div><div class="gr-box gr-genericbox"><br>Body text here..</div>

Code to stretch an image (It works as to repeat image ONLY FOR SOLID COLOR IMAGES though!) :

Insert the width and height in the <img> tag of the code as shown below:

<img width="YOUR-WIDTH-SIZE" height="YOUR-HEIGHT-SIZE" src="URL"/>

<div class="popup2-moremenu"><div class="floaty-boat"><br><img width="1000" height="1600" src="URL"/></div></div><div class="gr-box gr-genericbox"><br>Body text here..</div>

How to insert a content-holder box inside a custom box?

Simply copy a content-holder boxes from my gallery folder here: LINK and paste it where it says "Body text here.." in the above code.

My background image link (the background that I've used for demo in this tutorial)

Other tutorials

Custom background for DeviantID-box widget:
deviantID widget box customization tutorial by CypherVisor

Custom background for New deviation-box widget:
Deviation-box background tutorial by CypherVisor

The content holder box used in this tutorial

Shadow Content-holder box (Default Bright) by CypherVisor

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Raindropmemory Apr 15, 2014   Digital Artist
Really useful, currently use this technique on my page!
Big thanks! :)
Cool! And you're welcome! :hug:
fruitypebbleskitty Apr 14, 2014  Student General Artist
how do you get a custom box?
Goto your profile page>edit page there you'll find all the widgets to install. Select the "custom" widget and install in your page. :)
fruitypebbleskitty 4 days ago  Student General Artist
oh ok!  thnx!
Foxlover4218 Apr 15, 2014  Student Digital Artist
Click edit page and by the add this widget click mics it's called Custom 
fruitypebbleskitty Apr 15, 2014  Student General Artist
I did, but its the coding that's not working.  =C
Moonfire-Insanity Apr 14, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Go to the edit page button on your dA page and you can add a custom box there ^w^
fruitypebbleskitty Apr 14, 2014  Student General Artist
ok! ill try!  THNX!
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