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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.

Mobile Users and people without Flash player


Here is the mobile version for you: customboxgenerator.nikhazy-diz…

You can add it to home screen too, as this is a web mobile app.

Buy to support me


Do you want to support me maintaining this app? This is 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


  • It isn't look good with featured images, ID, donation etc.  Yeah. Because this works best with custom box widget. In any other cases there will be bugs like hidden content, spaces between content and top of widgets etc. There are workarounds for these but they will be still far from perfect.

  • 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.


  • Background image doesn't fill the box horizontally It is because you use a too small image. To understand this better try to resize the window and see how the layout changes, you will see eventually it will fill it. The minimum recommended width for the image to use is 1000px. That fills the background even on bigger screens. There are no other way for this. 

  • 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. It is bad for your and your computer's health. 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 downwards". At donation polls it is a good idea to use low but wide image, so it only hides the donation amount.


  • 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.

  • There is a space on top of featured image widget: Set the view to "Normal view". There will be still a space at the top. But this is as close as you get. Remember the first FAQ.


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:
Critique by RdManebog33 Aug 11, 2013, 11:50:56 PM
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
281 out of 338 deviants thought this was fair.

:iconorangeei:
Critique by orangeei Sep 2, 2013, 2:57:13 PM
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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249 out of 283 deviants thought this was fair.

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:iconpamonk:
PaMonk Featured By Owner 3 days ago  Hobbyist General Artist
Congratulations on the DD and very cool.
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:iconnakos:
NAkos Featured By Owner 3 days ago  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you :)
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:iconpamonk:
PaMonk Featured By Owner 3 days ago  Hobbyist General Artist
Most welcome.:D
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:iconitcomesfromlogan:
ItComesFromLogan Featured By Owner 4 days ago
omg ty :heart:
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:iconmeg-pony:
Meg-Pony Featured By Owner 5 days ago  Hobbyist Artist
Is there a code that I can add that will make text background about 50% transparent?
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:iconnakos:
NAkos Featured By Owner 5 days ago  Hobbyist General Artist
I don't know such thing.
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:iconmeg-pony:
Meg-Pony Featured By Owner 5 days ago  Hobbyist Artist
Aw, well that's fine, thank you for this amazing generator!
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:icondoggiewuv:
DoggieWuv Featured By Owner 6 days ago  Hobbyist Artist
cool!!!
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:iconxxfabulouswolf:
xXFabulousWolf Featured By Owner 6 days ago  Hobbyist Digital Artist
ITS PERFECT! THANK YOU! 
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:iconsilversfangurl:
SilversFanGurl Featured By Owner Jun 24, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
How can I get a scroll on the box? x.x I've been wondering that for the longest of time
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:iconx-sophifif-is-kawaii:
x-Sophifif-Is-Kawaii Featured By Owner Jun 24, 2015  New Deviant
THANK YOU!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! 
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:iconrubina1970:
Rubina1970 Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
It works very well, thank you! Get a llama for this ^^
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:icontntadopts:
TNTadopts Featured By Owner Jun 14, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Every time I try to put a BG in it just looks like a blank custom box. Help?
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:iconnakos:
NAkos Featured By Owner Jun 14, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Do you copy the whole code? Put the text where the code says? You put it in custom box or other boxes too? So many questions so many opportunity to fail :D
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:icontntadopts:
TNTadopts Featured By Owner Jun 15, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I followed all the instructions on MULTIPLE instructional videos.. :/
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:iconnakos:
NAkos Featured By Owner Jun 15, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
I don't see any image url in the custom box :S
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:icontntadopts:
TNTadopts Featured By Owner Jun 15, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Come again?
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:iconnakos:
NAkos Featured By Owner Jun 16, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Well it seems your custom box has no image url in it so it has no background image. What image URL do you try use as background?
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:icontntadopts:
TNTadopts Featured By Owner Jun 16, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
This one. fav.me/d54kzg3
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:iconnakos:
NAkos Featured By Owner Jun 16, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
And you put this URL in the app?

img08.deviantart.net/d24a/i/20…
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:icontoxic-chuckle:
Toxic-Chuckle Featured By Owner Jun 8, 2015  Student General Artist
how do you make the text background wider?:o 
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:iconnakos:
NAkos Featured By Owner Jun 8, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
there is no way for that. I don't know about it anyway.
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:icontoxic-chuckle:
Toxic-Chuckle Featured By Owner Jun 8, 2015  Student General Artist
oh! and another question is it possible to put an image outside the text box? :o
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:iconnakos:
NAkos Featured By Owner Jun 8, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Yeah you put the thumb code outside the box code. In theory that would do that. :)
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:icontoxic-chuckle:
Toxic-Chuckle Featured By Owner Jun 8, 2015  Student General Artist
ive tried and nothing :o 
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:iconnakos:
NAkos Featured By Owner Jun 9, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
 Try put it before the last </div>
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:iconitalyrose-aj:
ItalyRose-AJ Featured By Owner Jun 7, 2015  New Deviant
I did this, then when I went to preview it, the background was only on one side, not the other. Did I do something wrong?
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:iconnakos:
NAkos Featured By Owner Jun 7, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
The inapp preview is a little buggy sometimes. Also this whole stuff will not work for you as you are not a premium member
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:iconitalyrose-aj:
ItalyRose-AJ Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2015  New Deviant
I know I'm not. I was on this account[my sisters] and forgot to log onto my main account :iconl4dhunterxsmoker:. e_e
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:iconitalyrose-aj:
ItalyRose-AJ Featured By Owner Jun 7, 2015  New Deviant
Wrote this on the wrong one, L4DHunterxSmoker was suppose to comment it, sorry.
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:iconxxbloodhoundxx:
XxbloodhoundxX Featured By Owner May 31, 2015  Hobbyist Artist
I used the custom box but the image showed up with all the text under it :(
idk what I did wrong
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:iconnakos:
NAkos Featured By Owner May 31, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
You are not a premium member
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:iconxxbloodhoundxx:
XxbloodhoundxX Featured By Owner May 31, 2015  Hobbyist Artist
I used it on my groups custom box (no shit sherlock I'm not a premium member >.>)
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:iconnakos:
NAkos Featured By Owner Jun 1, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
you have to be a premium member for this to work properly. 
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:iconxxbloodhoundxx:
XxbloodhoundxX Featured By Owner Jun 1, 2015  Hobbyist Artist
well fuck
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:iconedwardscott:
EdwardScott Featured By Owner May 28, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Well i'm not fucking premium... >_>
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:iconlamberlight-star:
Lamberlight-Star Featured By Owner May 30, 2015  Student Digital Artist
Me too...
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:iconxxnocturnal-skyesxx:
xXNocturnal-SkyesXx Featured By Owner May 27, 2015  Professional General Artist
How do you put a youtube video in the custom box??
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:icontygertooth:
Tygertooth Featured By Owner May 21, 2015  New Deviant Student Photographer
:iconohmeplz:
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:iconspringelena:
SpringElena Featured By Owner Edited May 20, 2015  Hobbyist Artist
Szia! Megtudnád mondani, hogy hogyan tudom a szöveg színét változtatni a már egyszer kész dobozban? :)
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:iconnakos:
NAkos Featured By Owner May 20, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Szia :)

Miután generáltad a kódot ott van a "pick text color" gomb. Ott vannak a választható színek. Bármi amit a generálás után nyomkodsz ott az hatással van a kódra, szóval utána másolhatod.
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:iconspringelena:
SpringElena Featured By Owner May 20, 2015  Hobbyist Artist
Odaáig eljutottam, de nekem ugye már van kész dobozom.
És én abban szeretnék színt változtatni anélkül, hogy újra kéne generálnom a kódot. Ez megoldható?
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:iconnakos:
NAkos Featured By Owner May 20, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Írd be, hogy .jpg a generátorba, generálj egy kamu kódot így és figyeld meg mi változik a színválasztóval a kódban. Sajnos ezt nem lehet máshogy. 

De azt is csinálhatod, hogy kimásolod a dobozod tartalmát egy jegyzettömbbe, újra generálod a kódot a kívánt színnel és abba másolod vissza a tartalmat.

Sajnos ez az egész dobozosdi egy nagy hack, nincs kényelmes módja nagyon még ezzel a progival együtt se.
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:iconethorrorgamer:
ETHorrorGamer Featured By Owner May 17, 2015  Student Digital Artist
Oh
Migod
YES
I CAN HAVE A DALEK CUSTOM BOX NOW!!!
YYYEEEHHH!!!
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:iconfedsi:
Fedsi Featured By Owner May 14, 2015  New Deviant Professional Artist
How do i make the buttons and stamps bigger
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:iconnakos:
NAkos Featured By Owner May 15, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
There is no way. Stamps have fixed size.
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:iconmackanga:
Mackanga Featured By Owner May 14, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
One question: how can I repeat the image vertical?
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:iconnakos:
NAkos Featured By Owner May 14, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
img repeat down button after you generated the code it affects the code :)
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:iconmackanga:
Mackanga Featured By Owner May 15, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Ooooh thank you so much!
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:iconfedsi:
Fedsi Featured By Owner May 13, 2015  New Deviant Professional Artist
How do i put stamps and stuff
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