Adding a background image or color is an easy way to give your paper some pizazz and visual flair!
Note: It is not possible to add a custom background image or color on the modern layout.
Add a background image
From your Paper Settings Dashboard, click Web Newspaper > Layout & appearance > Look & feel, then Paper background to upload an image.
Click to upload your image.
In your settings, you will also be able to choose whether or not to tile the image and how to align (right, left, center).
See our summary of recommended sizes.
You must own the copyright or have the necessary rights for any content you upload.
Add the background color
You can also choose a color for your background from your Paper Settings Dashboard. Click Web Newspaper > Layout & appearance > Look & feel, then then Background color to change your color.
The background color applies to the border color on the left and right of the main news section of the paper, as shown here.
Special note for publishers using the Paper.li News Page App (on a WIX site)
Using the Paper.li News Page App on your WIX site? All layout and color controls are found by accessing your WIX page settings. Click anywhere on the body of your Newspaper to see Settings button, shown below. From there, you can edit the text color, choose a font, and choose a general color scheme. WIX does not allow for a background image.
Last updated: Julia Aug 29 2017