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Using the background-color property for a background gradient

The Zombie: Using the background-color property for a background gradient
Always a Zombie? Yes
Severity: medium – (It doesn’t work, but its unlikely to break the site)
Why is it a zombie: The gradient won’t show up at all.
Cure the Zombie by: Despite gradients being literally colors, they are treated as images. Move the gradient to the background-image property and everything works.