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    what if I want my form to have .png images so the background can show through my placed images in jotform?

    Asked by psdesigns on April 07, 2012 at 12:45 PM

    I have a grandient sky background. and I want my jotform to be placed on top. I have images, but I want the images to be png, so when I upload the jotform, the background shows through my .png. images. 


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    Answered by gori-mathew on April 07, 2012 at 04:07 PM


    Thanks for contacting us. I hope i get your question right and incase i ddn't, please you can give more details on your issue. You intend to have image background on your form? If so, then this is possible;

    Please take a look at the following threads to know how to set background image for your form:




    You may find some free background images in Google. JPG or PNG images should be fine.

    It is possible either to use external links to images or upload image to your account with us. In order to upload some image please follow next steps:

    1. Open your form

    2. Drag-and-drop Image element from Power Tools


     3. Use Image Wizard to upload the Image File

    Then, you can get the Image Link under Properties of Image element.

    Please feel free to contact us if you have any further questions

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    Answered by fxr on April 07, 2012 at 04:10 PM

    To expand on my colleges response.

    Please also refer to this user gude article

    You can use your png as bckground by adding some Custom CSS that looks a little like this:



    Please let us know if you need any further help sorting this issue out.