The Background Blog
The Background Blog covers topics at the cross section of web design, entrepreneurship, and all things SVG.
How to add SVG Backgrounds in Canva
In this video and written tutorial, we'll demonstrate how to get and apply SVG Backgrounds in the Canva editor.
READMatt Visiwig | Jan 7, 2022
How to add SVG Backgrounds in Webflow
This is a tutorial on how to get SVG backgrounds working in Webflow. There are two methods SVG uploads and CSS (if you have a paid version of Webflow)
READMatt Visiwig | Jan 6, 2022
How to add SVG backgrounds into the Gutenberg editor
Learn how to add backgrounds to Gutenberg blocks using the magic of CSS classes. You don't need to know how to code for this beginner's tutorial.
READMatt Visiwig | Jan 5, 2022
How to add SVG backgrounds to WordPress
I'll show you the easiest way to add an SVG background to your WordPress website, whether you use a pagebuilder, built your own custom themes, or use Gutenberg.
READMatt Visiwig | Dec 22, 2021
How to add SVG backgrounds to WordPress pagebuilders
I will break down how to add an SVG background to your designs on the most popular pagebuilders on WordPress, which all use a similar approach.
READMatt Visiwig | Dec 8, 2021
How to add SVG backgrounds to Elementor
I'll show you by video and written tutorial how to get SVG Backgrounds on any Elementor section, column, or widget, whether or not you're comfortable with CSS.
READMatt Visiwig | Nov 18, 2021
How to add SVG backgrounds to Adobe Illustrator
How do you import SVG into Adobe Illustrator? While you can open an SVG file in Illustrator, it is easier and faster to copy and paste the SVG code.
READMatt Visiwig | Oct 27, 2021
How to add SVG backgrounds to HTML
We are going to learn how to add an SVG background into HTML as an inline SVG. This method allows us to manipulate the SVG via CSS or JS.
READMatt Visiwig | Oct 20, 2021
14 pieces of bad advice aspiring entrepreneurs should ignore
The worst advice given to aspiring entrepreneurs slows down progress, wastes time, and leads them astray. Here are 14 misguided pieces of advice to avoid.
READMatt Visiwig | Oct 13, 2021
Free SVG Generators
Discover our favorite free SVG generators on the web to handle the time-consuming task of creating patterns, textures, blobs, illustrations, and more.
READMatt Visiwig | Oct 6, 2021
3 ways SVG can help websites look less blocky
Web design is built on the CSS box model, which causes default content to be constrained by rectangular design. SVGs can help you think outside of the box .
READMatt Visiwig | Sep 29, 2021
How to add an SVG to WordPress without a plugin
The WP media library doesn’t allow SVG file uploads by default, due to security concerns. Let’s take a look at the various methods to display SVG on WordPress.
READMatt Visiwig | Sep 22, 2021
My surefire method to build a Twitter following
How do you grow a Twitter following? Tweeting value is important, but the missing piece for many accounts is attracting engaged followers. I’ll break down how.
READMatt Visiwig | Sep 17, 2021
How I arrived at my perfect business idea
Hint: I didn’t come up with the idea out of the blue. Let’s track down the key moments of my journey, leading to the moment I noticed an opportunity.
READMatt Visiwig | Sep 9, 2021
How I created branded syntax highlighting for my WordPress blog
I wanted to colorize code snippets with my chosen colors. I found a JS library that works with Gutenberg, allowing me to add syntax highlighting to my WP blog.
READMatt Visiwig | Sep 2, 2021
How to add SVGs with CSS (background-image)
Let's look at how to add SVGs into the CSS property background-image and how the related background properties can transform the results.
READMatt Visiwig | Aug 25, 2021