My background image isn't showing up

Hi! I am currently making a webpage, but my background image hasn’t been working. I have tried parenthesis, quotation marks, adding height and width attributes, different coding choices, and even different image formats. I still haven’t found the solution. Does anyone have an idea of what is going wrong?
I will put my code below. Please note that my website is still in progress, I just need to figure out what is going on with the background.

<!DOCTYPE html>
 <html lang="en">
  <head> 
   
    <title>Assignment 13 - Final assignment.</title>

<meta charset="utf-8">
<meta name="viewport" content="width=device-width, initial-scale=1">
<style>
* {
  box-sizing: border-box;
}

body {
  backround-image: url(C:\Users\Bronte Bennion\Documents\1.My website\SilverBackround.png);
  backround-color: #DBDEDD;
  background-repeat: no-repeat;
  background-attachment: fixed;
  background-size: cover;  height: 626px;
  backround-width: 469px;
  backround-height: 626px;
  margin-top: 20px;
  margin-right: 25px;
  margin-bottom: 20px;
  margin-left: 25px;
  color: black;
}

div {
  background-color: #87CEFA;
  width: 100%;
  border: 5px solid black;
  margin: 10 px;
  padding: 7px;
}






/* Style the header */
.header {
  background-color: white;
  padding: 10px;
  text-align: center;
  border: solid 2px black;
  color: Blue;
}


/* Create two equal columns that floats next to each other */
.column {
  float: left;
  width: 48%;
  padding: 3px;
  margin: 10px;
}

/* Clear floats after the columns */
.row:after {
  content: "";
  display: table;
  clear: both;
}

/* Responsive layout - makes the two columns stack on top of each other instead of next to each other */
@media screen and (max-width:500px) {
  .column {
    width: 100%;

/* Create one column*/
.column2 {
  float: center;
  width: 97%;
  padding: 3px;
  margin: 10px;
}

/* Clear floats after the column */
.row2:after {
  content: "";
  display: table;
  clear: both;
}



/* Responsive layout - makes the three columns stack on top of each other instead of next to each other */
@media screen and (max-width:500px) {
  .column2 {
    width: 100%;

.h1 { 
  font-family: "Lucinda Sans"; 
  font-size: 60px;
  font-style: italic;
  font-variant: normal;
  font-weight: 100;
  line-height: 26.4px; 
}

  
}
</style>
</head>
<body>


<div class="header">
  <h1>Bronte Bennion</h1>
</div>


   <br/>

<div class="row">

  <div class="column row">
    <h2>Column</h2>
    <p1>...</p>
  </div>
  
  <div class="column row">
    <h2>Column</h2>
    <p2>...</p>
  </div>

</div>

   <br/>

<div class="row2">

  <div class="column2">
    <h2>Column</h2>
    <p3>...</p>
  </div>
</div>



   </body>
</html>

Hi, brotebennion. Welcome to the forum.
Try putting quotation marks on the image source url. Or copy the image and paste on your project folder and link it. Like background : url("./images/image.jpg");

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Thank you, but I have already tried using quotation marks and linking the image hasn’t worked either.

Then try putting the image inside an image folder in the project folder. Like project/images/image. jpg. Then linking it on your CSS.

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I’ve edited your post for readability. When you enter a code block into a forum post, please precede it with a separate line of three backticks and follow it with a separate line of three backticks to make it easier to read.

You can also use the “preformatted text” tool in the editor (</>) to add backticks around text.

See this post to find the backtick on your keyboard.
Note: Backticks (`) are not single quotes (’).

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Try using an inline styling

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The spaces in the folder names need to be escaped and the path has to be in quotation marks. I think the path has to be relative for local files.
Assuming your main file (index.html) is in the folder 1.My website

background-image: url("./SilverBackground.png");

Use ../ to go up a folder if needed.

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Thank you! I am new and this was very helpful to know.

Thank you for the help, but my background is still not working. I will note this for future coding though.

Hi in the code you are given, there is a typo mistake.
It should be

background-image

and instead of giving full path of the image, you can also use relative path.

something like:

background-image: url(’./assets/demoImage.jpg’);

Hope this solve your problem

Bronte, were you able to fix your issue?
Your name in a white box is on top I just didn’t cut that.
I worked on it a bit and added an image on my said and right now it looks like this.

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