logesh logesh - 18 days ago 8
CSS Question

How to set a background image in rails from css?

I am using rails 3.2 and i have to set a background for one of the page and i have tried many ways and nothing went right, so looking for some good help. I have tried

background: url(<%= asset_path 'background.jpg' %>)

background: url("public/background.jpg");

background-image:url('/assets/images/background.jpg')


and nothing worked. Please help me.

Answer

In your CSS:

background-image: url(background.jpg);

or

background-image: url(/assets/background.jpg);

In environments/production.rb:

# Disable Rails's static asset server (Apache or nginx will already do this)  
config.serve_static_assets = false

# Compress JavaScripts and CSS  
config.assets.compress = true

# Don't fallback to assets pipeline if a precompiled asset is missed  
config.assets.compile = false

# Generate digests for assets URLs  
config.assets.digest = true
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