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CSS background-blend-mode Property


Example

Specify the blending mode to be "lighten":

div {
    width: 400px;
    height: 400px;
    background-repeat: no-repeat, repeat;
    background-image: url("img_tree.gif"), url("paper.gif");
    background-blend-mode: lighten;
}
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More "Try it Yourself" examples below.


Definition and Usage

The background-blend-mode property defines the blending mode of each background layer (color and/or image).

Default value: normal
Inherited: no
Animatable: no. Read about animatable
Version: CSS3
JavaScript syntax: object.style.backgroundBlendMode="screen"

Browser Support

The numbers in the table specify the first browser version that fully supports the property.

Property
background-blend-mode 35.0 Not supported 30.0 7.1 22.0


CSS Syntax

background-blend-mode: normal|multiply|screen|overlay|darken|lighten|color-dodge|saturation|color|luminosity;

Property Values

Value Description Play it
normal This is default. Sets the blending mode to normal Play it »
multiply Sets the blending mode to multiply Play it »
screen Sets the blending mode to screen Play it »
overlay Sets the blending mode to overlay Play it »
darken Sets the blending mode to darken Play it »
lighten Sets the blending mode to lighten Play it »
color-dodge Sets the blending mode to color-dodge Play it »
saturation Sets the blending mode to saturation Play it »
color Sets the blending mode to color Play it »
luminosity Sets the blending mode to luminosity Play it »

More Examples

Example

Specify the blending mode to be "multiply":

div {
    width: 400px;
    height: 400px;
    background-repeat: no-repeat, repeat;
    background-image: url("img_tree.gif"), url("paper.gif");
    background-blend-mode: multiply;
}
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Example

Specify the blending mode to be "screen":

div {
    width: 400px;
    height: 400px;
    background-repeat: no-repeat, repeat;
    background-image: url("img_tree.gif"), url("paper.gif");
    background-blend-mode: screen;
}
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Example

Specify the blending mode to be "overlay":

div {
    width: 400px;
    height: 400px;
    background-repeat: no-repeat, repeat;
    background-image: url("img_tree.gif"), url("paper.gif");
    background-blend-mode: overlay;
}
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Example

Specify the blending mode to be "darken":

div {
    width: 400px;
    height: 400px;
    background-repeat: no-repeat, repeat;
    background-image: url("img_tree.gif"), url("paper.gif");
    background-blend-mode: darken;
}
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Example

Specify the blending mode to be "color-dodge":

div {
    width: 400px;
    height: 400px;
    background-repeat: no-repeat, repeat;
    background-image: url("img_tree.gif"), url("paper.gif");
    background-blend-mode: color-dodge;
}
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Example

Specify the blending mode to be "saturation":

div {
    width: 400px;
    height: 400px;
    background-repeat: no-repeat, repeat;
    background-image: url("img_tree.gif"), url("paper.gif");
    background-blend-mode: saturation;
}
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Example

Specify the blending mode to be "color":

div {
    width: 400px;
    height: 400px;
    background-repeat: no-repeat, repeat;
    background-image: url("img_tree.gif"), url("paper.gif");
    background-blend-mode: color;
}
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Example

Specify the blending mode to be "luminosity":

div {
    width: 400px;
    height: 400px;
    background-repeat: no-repeat, repeat;
    background-image: url("img_tree.gif"), url("paper.gif");
    background-blend-mode: luminosity;
}
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Example

Specify the blending mode to be "normal":

div {
    width: 400px;
    height: 400px;
    background-repeat: no-repeat, repeat;
    background-image: url("img_tree.gif"), url("paper.gif");
    background-blend-mode: normal;
}
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Related Pages

CSS tutorial: CSS Background