Looking for a solution to create attractive backgrounds for the hero header or the whole body of your webpage?
Originally Published Nov, 2019, updated Mar 06 2022
Table of contents:
- jQuery Background Slideshow Plugins
- Vanilla Background Slideshow Plugins
- Pure CSS Background Slideshows
jQuery Background Slideshow Plugins:
A responsive, full width, automatic slideshow from an array of background images, with a subtle image zoom effect.
A tiny (3kb minified) yet fully responsive and highly customizable jQuery background slideshow (Carousel) plugin that automatically cross-fades or scrolls between background images of your container element at a certain speed.
Vegas is a amazing jQuery Plugin for adding beautiful fullscreen backgrounds to your webpages.
A simple lightweight jQuery plugin that enables you to cycle through an array of background images within a given container. Also can be used as a responsive fullscreen slideshow with basic fade transition for creating a dynamic background on your website.
A tiny, dynamic, fullscreen, blazing-fast jQuery background image slideshow plugin for attractive backgrounds.
Vanilla JS Background Slideshow Plugins:
A fully responsive background image slideshow with CSS3 powered fade transitions and next/prev/autoplay/pause controls.
Pure CSS Background Slideshows:
A fullscreen background slideshow with a crossfade transition effect built only with HTML and CSS/CSS3.
A fancy responsive background slideshow which uses CSS3 to fade through a group of background images with a Ken Burns effect.