Displaying Loading Image using CSS

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.my-img-container {
  position: relative;
  &:before {
    display: block;
    content: " ";
    background: url("https://lorempixel.com/300/160/") no-repeat;
    background-size: 100% 100%;
    width: 100% !important;
    padding-top: 56.25%;
  }
  >img {
    position: absolute;
    top: 0;
    left: 0;
    right: 0;
    bottom: 0;
    width: 100% !important;
    height: 100% !important;
  }
}
<div class="my-img-container">
  <img srcset="https://lorempixel.com/540/304 540w, https://lorempixel.com/960/540 960w" sizes="(min-width: 500px) 540px, 100vw" src="https://lorempixel.com/300/160">
</div>

I'm attempting to have a picture display in the background as the responsive image loads, hence the CSS content, however it's not working. Do you have any clue why?

May 27, 2022 in CSS by Edureka
• 13,620 points
344 views

1 answer to this question.

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You can set the spinner as a background to the image:

html,
body {
  height: 100%;
  margin: 0;
}

img {
  display: block;
  top: 0;
  left: 0;
  right: 0;
  bottom: 0;
  width: 100%;
  height: 100%;
  background: url(https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/b/b1/Loading_icon.gif ) no-repeat center;
}
<img srcset="https://picsum.photos/540/304 540w, https://picsum.photos/960/540 960w" sizes="(min-width: 576px) 540px, 100vw" src="https://picsum.photos/300/160">
answered May 28, 2022 by Edureka
• 12,690 points

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