I was thinking about plug-in-izing this as well potentially for a screencast. I like the look and design of it. upload your image, click add text button, then edit the default text over image. Also, The CSS image over the text block responsive for small devices. This comment thread is closed. Chris, would using inline-block on the span fix the padding problem? Thank you very useful. padding: 10px; BTW. Then there is the (ehem…) IE6 issue. I dont know how to put the caption at foreground ? Use the Content tab to add an image. Someone recently asked me about this technique and my first reaction was that it was probably a little too mundane to cover as a tutorial. I am trying to apply the trick with a slideshow… but it does not work on my page : Cool stuff. You can just adjust the line-height to fix the overlapping line. On Safari 4 the spacer background is overlaying the main span making it darker. A block quote is a quotation, or an excerpt from a copyrighted source, that you set apart on a page. Keep up the awesome work, Chris. You can add text over the image and choose an overlay color from the block settings. I have a class applied that makes the title wrap into two lines by limiting the line width. Great stuff, I am assuming this can be added to WP and a jQuery gallery? If you have important information to share, please, http://www.thinktherefore.co.uk/tests/text-blocks-over-image, http://www.ferretarmy.com/files/jQuery/ImageOverlay/ImageOverlay.html, http://www.w3schools.com/Css/css_image_transparency.asp. The examples you’ve used imply a sort of sub-headline anyway, which could justify splitting the text into two elements. Or couldn’t you just add a margin to the break instead? Text Art is the creation of images from text, also known as ASCII art. Check it out here: http://www.ferretarmy.com/files/jQuery/ImageOverlay/ImageOverlay.html. I just have to say this: such an ill use of h2! CSS code to place the text over the image There is a CSS property available which will help you to place a text over an image. Thanks a lot. background:url(IMG/site/clouds.jpg) no-repeat; Got a question about this. There is a whole pack of those PNGs in the downloads section. #main-content { I’ve never figure it out, very interesting, it doesn’t need too put extra html code in the definitive html document. $("div.image h2").append("" + this + "