Background Line on Header Text

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This snippet will allow you to put a background line on either side of the header text as the following:

Example

                               Centered Header Text                               

HTML

<h2><span>Centered Header Text</span></h2>

CSS

h2 {
    text-align: center;
    display: table;
    width: 100%;
}
h2 > span, h2:before, h2:after {
    display: table-cell;
}
h2:before, h2:after {
    background: url(http://dummyimage.com/2x1/f0f/fff&text=+) repeat-x center;
    width: 50%;
    content: ' ';
}
h2 > span {
    white-space: nowrap;
    padding: 0 9px;
}

For Reference:

How can I make a fieldset legend-style “background line” on heading text?
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