Fixing Background Image Issues

Background images on Strikingly are meant to conform to various screen sizes, so parts of the background may be cropped depending on the screen size. (If viewing on a monitor, the top and bottom of the image may be cropped. If viewing on a phone in portrait mode, the left and right sides of the image may be cropped.)

For a more optimized background setting, an image dimension of 1600 x 900 px should do nicely. 

Keep this in mind when you upload background images with content in them (faces, text, etc). If your background images contain content, it's best to keep it in the center of the image and ensure enough space on the edges so cropping won't cut off your content. Another method is to upload the content as an image on top of the background, but this is only doable with specific sections. 

It's also possible to alter your background image's positioning/scaling settings. 
If you need to display the entire image, try setting the scale option to "Contain".
If you want the entire section to be covered by the image all the time, try "Stretch".

Learn more at Backgrounds & Image Settings.

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