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Default Div background doesn't show

Pretty common problem, judging from what i've been seeing so far. Most of the time it's url problem or backslashes etc. Not this time though...

My code
<div id="est"></div>
#est {
	background-image: url(http://blabla.com/wp-content/themes/blankslate.3.3/blankslate/images/est.jpg);
	background-repeat: no-repeat;
I've been trying everything. Local url/full url, quotation marks (single and double), bacground-imgage:/background. No luck...
Thanks in advance!
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An <img> placed inside a container like your div has dimensions that will "stretch" that container around it by default. That's because the item is something that fits into that container.

Styling a background image falls outside of the document content and merely "paints" it into what you specify. If that div you want a background on has no content in it and has no defined area then nothing will show. Set your #est div width and height or place content into it to "stretch it" and you will see your background displays as you intend.

#est {
width: 300px;
background-image: url(http://blabla.com/wp-content/themes/...ages/est.jpg);
background-repeat: no-repeat;
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