How to use images as backgrounds in My Yahoo

My Yahoo is an application which allows its users to be creative and innovative along with being informed of what is going around the world. Images and backgrounds that are used in My Yahoo are one of the many features that are catchy and can be utilized in a variety of ways depending on your personalization needs. You can use the preloaded backgrounds and themes already customized by Yahoo according to different categories or make some of your own with the help of colors and images. Photos for background are unique; and you can include them in your tabs with respect to its type and content.
In this tutorial, you will learn how to use images as backgrounds in My Yahoo.


Step # 1- Opening a tab

Firstly, you must click on a tab name to view it.

view a tab

Step # 2- Changing the theme image

Now you must go to the “themes” button and select the “customize theme” option. Now, you will need to select the area you want to apply an image as background on and from the center pane, select the “background” as element. You can choose the “image” option and then go to the “change image” button.

alter theme background

Step # 3- Uploading an image

You can also use your Flickr account to upload an image but if you have pictures already stored in your computer file, click on the “upload file” button.

put up a photo

Step # 4- Selecting an image to upload

You must now select a particular file, and then click on the option titled “open”.

choose a photo to upload

Step # 5- Keeping the image

Once this is done, the image will start to load on your tab and when it completes, you will notice it appear on your background. If you like it, you can click on the “Keep it” button and if vice-versa, then on the “change image” button.

confirm image application

Step # 6- Making an image see through

If you want to use this image in the body of your tab as well, you must select the content body area and check the “make see through” option in the “background” section. Now you must click on the “I’m done” button.

select see through option

Step # 7- Saving theme changes

After this, a new window will open to save the theme that you changed and applied. Here, you must Enter a name and click on the “OK” button in order to apply changes.

store theme