Specifically, your Twitter timeline and Notifications page no longer sport whatever background image you may have set up. On Monday, Twitter started removing the background image or wallpaper from the pages of Twitter users.UPDATE: pm EST -- This fix for the Twitter Background problem appears to be patched or disabled by Google and is, therefore, no longer working.On Monday, Twitter users sadly discovered their custom picked wallpapers and images seemed to have disappeared or were just not working right, leaving in their place a dull grey background instead. Twitter is actually removing the option for users to see their custom background images and wallpapers on the Home and Notifications pages, though the background still appears on Tweet pages, list pages and collections pages.The decision to remove custom backgrounds from Twitter profiles has enraged and frustrated many users to say the least. Thanks to an enterprising German coder names Mika, there is now a developer Chrome Extension on Github called “Twitter Background Restorer ” that allows users, with a tiny bit of geekpertise, to restore their custom background images and wallpapers on Twitter and fix that grey mess they’ve replaced it with.
There, you'll find the site's pre-made background images and the tools to upload your own photos.Though there's no way to change it back on your home feed or profile, your old Twitter background still appears in places here "logged-in users will see them publicly," the company says.Backgrounds still appear behind individual tweets, on topic-based collection pages and lists.Step 3: Search through the mess of code by pressing Control F/Command F (or search the edit menu for the “Find” option) and you should see a little search box appear in the upper right hand corner of the page.Step 5: A couple lines of code below that, you should see a line that has this: background-image: url( -- Inside the parethesis will be the url of your current Twitter background image.