Checkerboard background pattern

OSCC · CSS, Visual · Oct 13, 2021

Creates a checkerboard background pattern.

  • Use background-color to set a white background.
  • Use background-image with two linear-gradient() values. Give each one a different angle to create the checkerboard pattern.
  • Use background-size to specify the pattern's size.
  • Note: The fixed height and width of the element is for demonstration purposes only.
Preview
<div class="checkerboard"></div>
.checkerboard {
  width: 240px;
  height: 240px;
  background-color: #fff;
  background-image: linear-gradient(
      45deg,
      #000 25%,
      transparent 25%,
      transparent 75%,
      #000 75%,
      #000
    ),
    linear-gradient(
      -45deg,
      #000 25%,
      transparent 25%,
      transparent 75%,
      #000 75%,
      #000
    );
  background-size: 60px 60px;
  background-repeat: repeat;
}

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