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    Banner / Image background

    Asked by spitzy on March 11, 2011 at 02:23 PM

    I plan to have a professional image / banner created with the idea that it would be the background to a JotForm on our web site. The idea is that the form fields and submit button etc, would appear to be embedded into the banner/image. Can this be done, and if so, how, and do you have any examples of this.


    Please see the attached example of what we are trying to create.

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    JotForm Support

    Answered by mliz on March 11, 2011 at 07:11 PM

    Hi Spitzy,

    With the use of custon inject css you can change the background of

    the form.

    1) Open your form to edit.

    2) On the top toolbar> Setup and Share > Preferences

    3) Write the text below in Inject Custom CSS.

    4) Click OK.

    You can find the code for changing the background from this link.

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    Answered by spitzy on March 14, 2011 at 11:15 PM

    I have tried this but it does not work. I copied the exact code you mentioned in the link, I then changed the 'Place holder" url to the one where the image is located on our word press web site. I saved the INject CSS,  then saved the form, re-copied the "Embed "Lightbox Code then repasted it into our test page and it did not work at all. Am I putting the code in he wrong place ? Am I doing something else wrong ? This keeps showing up as a light blue plain background


    Based on your previous message, Heres the CSS code and URL I used to enter into "Inject CSS":





    Am I doing something else wrong ? Does the image need to be stored on your server ? 

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    JotForm Support

    Answered by liyam on March 15, 2011 at 01:54 AM


    This sample page came from one of the users who asked for assistance for the same:


    Here is my CSS injection sample code that I did with my test form. 

    .form-line { background: none; }

    Let us know if this works for you.