License and Use

As long as you don’t redistribute or re-sell backgrounds from, you may use these backgrounds in personal or commercial projects under the following license: CC BY 4.0.

Please credit when using backgrounds generated by Attribution does not need to detract from your design.

Here are acceptable ways to provide attribution:

Ideal approach: Write a caption, social media post, sentence, paragraph, blog post, or entire book about how SVGBackgrounds made your life easier. Place this credit with link on a webpage dedicated to credits, blog post, or another suitable section of your website. E.g.: I customized the background on my homepage at

Minimal approach: Place credit in CSS code commented out near background-image code (example below).

   background-color: #0b7;
   background-image:url("data:image/svg+xml,%3Csvg xmlns='' width='120' height='120' viewBox='0 0 120 120'%3E%3Cpolygon fill='%23000' points='120%2C0 120%2C60 90%2C30 60%2C0 0%2C0 0%2C0 60%2C60 0%2C120 60%2C120 90%2C90 120%2C60 120%2C0'/%3E%3C/svg%3E");
   /* background by */

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