Quick reference

bg-repeatbackground-repeat: repeat;
bg-no-repeatbackground-repeat: no-repeat;
bg-repeat-xbackground-repeat: repeat-x;
bg-repeat-ybackground-repeat: repeat-y;
bg-repeat-roundbackground-repeat: round;
bg-repeat-spacebackground-repeat: space;

Basic usage


Use bg-repeat to repeat the background image both vertically and horizontally.

<div class="bg-repeat ..." style="background-image: url(...)"></div>

No Repeat

Use bg-no-repeat when you don’t want to repeat the background image.

<div class="bg-no-repeat bg-center ..." style="background-image: url(...)"></div>

Repeat Horizontally

Use bg-repeat-x to repeat the background image only horizontally.

<div class="bg-repeat-x bg-center ..." style="background-image: url(...)"></div>

Repeat Vertically

Use bg-repeat-y to repeat the background image only vertically.

<div class="bg-repeat-y bg-center ..." style="background-image: url(...)"></div>

Applying conditionally

Hover, focus, and other states

Tailwind lets you conditionally apply utility classes in different states using variant modifiers. For example, use hover:bg-repeat-x to only apply the bg-repeat-x utility on hover.

<div class="bg-repeat hover:bg-repeat-x">
  <!-- ... -->

For a complete list of all available state modifiers, check out the Hover, Focus, & Other States documentation.

Breakpoints and media queries

You can also use variant modifiers to target media queries like responsive breakpoints, dark mode, prefers-reduced-motion, and more. For example, use md:bg-repeat-x to apply the bg-repeat-x utility at only medium screen sizes and above.

<div class="bg-repeat md:bg-repeat-x">
  <!-- ... -->

To learn more, check out the documentation on Responsive Design, Dark Mode and other media query modifiers.