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JotForm is a free online form builder which helps you create online forms without writing a single line of code. No sign-up required.

At JotForm, we want to make sure that you’re getting the online form builder help that you need. Our friendly customer support team is available 24/7.

We believe that if one user has a question, there could be more users who may have the same question. This is why many of our support forum threads are public and available to be searched and viewed. If you’d like help immediately, feel free to search for a similar question, or submit your question or concern.


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    How to add a background image to a form?

    Asked by odofertas on November 29, 2013 at 03:00 PM

    as I can I can add a background image?, eg a png file on a phone and on this image, a text field



    This is a re-post of a comment on How to Display Images on Secure Forms

    background image text field png form image
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    JotForm Support

    Answered by Mike_T on November 29, 2013 at 03:47 PM

    Thank you for contacting us.

    We can style the form with custom CSS. In order to add the image background you can inject the following CSS to your form:

    .form-all {
    background: url('http://your-image.com/here.png')
    no-repeat top left;

    Where http://your-image.com/here.png  should be replaced with your image URL. Also, if you add the form to httpS site, please make sure to use httpS path to your image.

    Form example:

    http://form.jotformpro.com/form/33326512260949

    Please feel free to contact us if you need any further assistance.

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    Answered by talents on September 30, 2014 at 05:53 AM

    hello

    this process made the actual form turn into a background

    what I need is the page background (wallpaper) to be set , not the form background

    thank you

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    JotForm Designer

    Answered by omer on September 30, 2014 at 07:24 AM

    Hi talents,

    Can you try to inject this CSS line?

    html {

    background: url('http://your-image.com/here.png') no-repeat top left;

    Have a good day.

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    Answered by RightClickMedia on October 14, 2014 at 09:08 AM

    i have an image, can i know how to convert it to CSS File to use as my form backgroud?

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    JotForm Support

    Answered by ashwin_d on October 14, 2014 at 10:39 AM

    Hello RightClickMedia,

    You want to use your image as form background. Is that correct?

    You need to first upload the image to any web server and then grab the URL. You can upload it in JotForm as well. Here are the steps you should follow:

    1. Add the "Image" field in your form:

    2.  Choose "Upload Image File" option in the Image Wizard and then click Next:

    3.  Browse to the image file in your computer which you want to upload and then click "Upload File":

    4.  Select the Image field of your form then click "Image Source" in the toolbar :

    You can then use this image URL in the custom css code to set it as the form back ground.

    Hope this helps.

    Do get back to us if you have any questions.

    Thank you!

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    Answered by jhcarrjr on March 23, 2015 at 12:39 PM

    I am having trouble getting the 2nd step to appear.  How do I get the Upload File Box to appear?  It just has red text in the lower right section of the 1st box saying "Please select a type first".  There is no where to select a type.
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    JotForm Support

    Answered by Charlie on March 23, 2015 at 01:33 PM

    Hi jhcarrjr,

    To better assist our users, we advise them to open a new thread for each question or concern that they have. I went ahead and opened one for you. Please refer to this link instead: http://www.jotform.com/answers/538768. We will address to it accordingly.

    Kind regards.