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January 3, 2012
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This little app generate Custom Box Background code after you provide an image url to it. This is the easiest way to get HTML code that makes your profile look awesome.

Tutorial video: youtu.be/WNnUhSB6QPQ

You can check preview after you generated code. Pressing CTRL+C (or CMD+C if you are Mac user) button will automatically copy the code for you, so you can paste it in the custom box.

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A small custom box background pack (25 images in a zip file). Click Purchase button on the right. Want preview? Check this out: sta.sh/0qtpybyf6ej

FAQ


  • How to get Image URL?: www.wikihow.com/Get-the-URL-fo…
  • Background image doesn't repeat This isn't an error. This is how it is. You must use a wide and tall image to cover all the background. (Update: As from v1.7.4 it is possible to repeat image vertically.) This is not an officially supported feature, so it is far from perfect.
  • Does this work at Groups? Not perfectly. At groups the image will push the content down. So you can use small image as header or something, but not as background.
  • I am an Internet Explorer user. I don't have "copy image url" at right click. What to do? First of all: Don't be an Internet Explorer user. But if you want to continue to be one, you should write a comment with an URL to the page that contains the image you want to use and I will give you the image URL.
    (Update: As from v1.8.0 it is possible get IMG URL in the app itself if the image is on deviantART or sta.sh. If you still have problems comment)
  • It hides donation button. What to do? Put several line breaks before the last tag so the button is "pushed down". At donation polls it is a good idea to use low but wide image.

  • How do I replace the hidden featured image? You put the image's :thumbXYZ: code in the text OR you use the <img src="FEATURED IMAGE URL" width="400" />  HTML tag also in the text. Where the a "width" parameter will change the width of the image and you should set it so you are happy with the result (thank you for kissingcyanide for pointing this out). Without the width parameter the image can be too big and appear strangely hidden on the sides.


Version history


    
  • Update v1.9.2: This update contains the following changes:
    • From now on the default text color is black. It was set red before this update that created some confusion.
  • Update v1.9.1: This update contains the following changes:
    • Minor bug fix at text color picker.
  • Update v1.9.0: This update contains the following changes:
    • New function: From now on you can select text background color. 
    • New function: From now on you can select text color. 
    • Centered text is optional now when background color is selected.
    • Preview text tells what options are selected (also in the code)
    • I added 100px to the height of the app, so it have space for rearrangement.
    • I rearranged the buttons, so now text based stuff is on the left, image related stuff is on the right
    • Preview is now fixed for big images. It show proper centered image as it is meant to be
    • Added llama giver button in help. Feel free to give me llama ;)
    • I changed the background color to match dAs new color.
  • Update v1.8.0: This update contains the following changes:
    • For people who can't get image URL by right click a new function is added! Just press the "Get IMG URL for me" button and copy the deviation URL there! It will get the img url for you, you just have to press the Get Code button. As it depends on my websites server, when my website is down, this function will be down too.
  • Update v1.7.4: This update contains the following changes:
    • Vertical repeat added! From now on you can repeat background image downward. A little something for you guys with very long content. It will have a small space between repeats. Sadly this is how this works, but more than nothing.
  • Update v1.7.3: This update contains the following changes:
    • A bug fixed where the preview wasn't show well (may still occur, more testing needed). This bug doesn't affect the actual result.
    • Added Facebook button in help. If you like this consider liking my Facebook Page too, where I write news about this app too.
  • Update v1.7.2: This update contains the following changes:
    • Small bug fixes
    • New video link. This new version has new tutorial video about usage. youtu.be/WNnUhSB6QPQ
  • Update v1.7.1: This update contains the following changes:
    • Bug fixed: deviantART and Youtube button's help text was rendered behind the Get Code button.
    • Minor code improvement
  • Update v1.7: This update contains the following changes:
    • New function: text background. This is a deviantArt based white background for the text. Must be centered.
    • New function: Font size added! You can change font size 1-10. Not pixel. Old old html font size. deviantART still supports it
    • Preview is better now. You can set up its look while previewing
  • Update v1.6: This update contains the following changes:
    • deviantART button added. It opens a new window with a search for background images especially made for custom boxes
    • YouTube button now opens the video page as its description also has information about the video.
  • Update v1.5.1: This update contains the following changes:
    • YouTube button now have deviantART colour when it is inactive. This is a minor change for better look.
  • Update v1.5: This update contains the following changes:
    • Button logic works better. After generating a code, when you click on the URL input you get the normal state of the app. Before this if you were in preview mode you lost all buttons.
    • Minor change in source code.
    • Youtube button added. This way you can check out the video about using this app. Thanks for sawb for the awesome icon pack: fav.me/d21dm5r
  • Update v1.4: This update contains the following changes:
    • Better error message when not proper URL added, pointing to the help screen. Thanks for namenotrequired :)
    • Minor change in help text.
    • Help screen have new design.
    • Donate button added to help screen.
  • Update v1.3: This update contains the following changes:
    • Added better help text. I included how to get image url
    • From now on only image url's are accepted because lot of people tried to feed it with deviation url. This means only urls ending with .jpg, .jpeg, .png or .gif are good. You can copy urls that have ?something at the end, this isn't affect this rule (for example ...someimage.jpg?sometext)
    • I fixed the preview. Now the background image is centered, as the real life boxes are centered too.
  • Update v1.2: Better help text added. Thanks for Ilionej for suggesting it. :)
  • Update v1.1: Centered content checkbox added. It expands the code with a
    element that will render content centered in the custom box.


Why so much update? I got ideas from time to time from comments or just find a small error I want to fix. Wanna see the first version? Here you go: fav.me/d5zfdcu

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Daily Deviation

Given 2014-02-04
Custom Box Background Code Generator v1.9.x by NAkos

[dA Related / Devious Fun / Other] ( Suggested by EeNii and Featured by ginkgografix )
:iconrdmanebog33:
This is cool. It features how to B.G. a custom box. Cool, eh?

Once again,
This is cool. It features how to B.G. a custom box. Cool, eh?

Once again and again,
This is cool. It features how to B.G. a custom box. Cool, eh?

Yeah, so cool.

Once again & again & again,
This is cool. It features how to B.G. a custom box. Cool, eh?


LOL!

Again i will say,
This is cool. It features how to B.G. a custom box. Cool, eh?

...Cool. Yesh yeh yeshhh! Even nice flash! I'll add this to my favorites! Yeah this rocks! Yay!
What do you think?
The Artist thought this was FAIR
139 out of 168 deviants thought this was fair.

:iconorangeei:
Dude, I've been looking for something like this. Like, EVERYWHERE :D
I guess you earned a fave :3
So this shows how new Premium Members on how to do it :D
I hope this gets famous sometime.
Randome Space Use Up-
well well well well well well well well well well well well well well well well well well well well well well well well well well well well well well well well well well well well
well well well well well well well well well well well well well well well well well well well well well well well well

Thank you 8D

this is more like a comment, huh?
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:iconelikoeidi:
Elikoeidi Featured By Owner 2 days ago
Is there any way to make the background bigger?
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:iconnakos:
NAkos Featured By Owner 1 day ago  Hobbyist General Artist
Yeah. Using bigger image. It is just an image html tag, it renders the image as it is (sometimes a little smaller, it depend) and we have no control over it.
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:iconcyqnus:
Cyqnus Featured By Owner Oct 10, 2014  New member Student Digital Artist
It wont load?
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:iconnakos:
NAkos Featured By Owner Oct 10, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
There is several thing that could be in "it wont load" state, so please tell me what exactly so I can help?
-The app itself? 
-In the preview the image?
-The IMG url based on deviation url? (this is knwon issue, I can't repair it at the time)
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:iconcyqnus:
Cyqnus Featured By Owner Oct 10, 2014  New member Student Digital Artist
Its okay!
I have it resolved c:
But thank you!
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:iconnakos:
NAkos Featured By Owner Oct 10, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Oh OK. I am happy it works then.
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RosesilkBeautiful Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2014   General Artist
i copied and pasted the code and it didn't work, it just made links 
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:iconglitter-kat:
Glitter-Kat Featured By Owner Oct 5, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Idk if this was addressed already, but does this work for journal skins? I'm not sure how to make journal skins yet ^^;
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:iconnakos:
NAkos Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Journal skins are very different things. When you write a journal you can open up the skin editor and change its html and css code so basically you can make your own web design in them. Search for "journal skin tutorial" sadly I have no tutorial at hand I can show you but I am sure lot of deviant made them.
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Glitter-Kat Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Oh ok thanks!
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