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CSS Background Clip

The background-clip property specifies the painting area of the background

Default value: border-box

  • border-box is the default value. This allows the background to extend all the way to the outside edge of the element's border.
  • padding-box clips the background at the outside edge of the element's padding and does not let it extend into the border;
  • content-box clips the background at the edge of the content box.
  • inherit applies the setting of the parent to the selected element.

.example {
width: 300px;
border: 20px solid black;
padding: 50px;
background: url(;
background-repeat: no-repeat;
background-origin: border-box;


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