In web design, there are essentially two types of web page backgrounds:
Colors: You can create colored backgrounds easily using HTML or a web editing program, such as Macromedia Dreamweaver.
Graphics: Small images that seamlessly tile together to create a single, large background. The reason these images are small is because a large background image would make your web pages agonizingly slow to load.
In this tutorial, we’ll focus on creating these small images that will tile together into a background. Confused a little on how this all works? Then read on…