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CSS background-blend-mode Property


Specify a blending mode:

div {
    width: 200px;
    height: 200px;
    background-size: 200px 200px;
    background-image: linear-gradient(to right, black 0%, white 100%), url('w3css.gif');
    background-blend-mode: color-dodge;
Try it yourself »

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:"screen"

Browser Support

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

background-blend-mode 35.0 Not supported 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 »

Related Pages

CSS tutorial: CSS Background