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I'm trying to use the_post_thumbnail featured image as the background image to a div container within a page template file.

I'm using LESS CSS and wondered if it was possible to pass in a Wordpress tag to the LESS file or use PHP in anyway?

If not, I guess my only option would be inline style?

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To use a PHP function in a stylesheet you have to create the stylesheet with PHP-- for example, WordPress does this with load-styles.php on the backend--, or configure your server to process .css files as if they were PHP. See: stackoverflow.com/questions/8136331/… At any rate, this doesn't look WordPress specific to me. –  s_ha_dum Sep 20 '13 at 14:59
    
Posted it here incase someone was able to come up with a Wordpress specific way of using featured image as background image in CSS. Thanks. –  zigojacko Sep 20 '13 at 15:05
    
WordPress can't escape the basic rules of PHP, HTML/CSS, and HTTP :) –  s_ha_dum Sep 20 '13 at 15:10

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