10 Best Background Slideshows In JavaScript Or Pure CSS

by jQueryScript,

Looking for a solution to create attractive backgrounds for the hero header or the whole body of your webpage?

This is a hand-picked list of 10 best JavaScript & Pure CSS solutions to create background slideshows that attract user's attention and increase engagement & conversion rates on the modern web app. Have fun.

Table of contents:

jQuery Background Slideshow Plugins:

Simple jQuery Background Image Slideshow with Fade Transitions - Background Cycle

Background Cycle is a simple lightweight jQuery plugin that enables you to cycle through an array of background images within a given container.

Simple jQuery Background Image Slideshow with Fade Transitions - Background Cycle

[Demo] [Download]


jQuery Plugin For Automatic Background Slideshow with Image Zoom Effect - zoomslider

A responsive, full width, automatic slideshow from an array of background images, with a subtle image zoom effect.

jQuery Plugin For Automatic Background Slideshow with Image Zoom Effect - zoomslider

[Demo] [Download]


Lightweight jQuery Background Slideshow Plugin - BgSwitcher

jQuery BgSwitcher is a lightweight jQuery plugin that switches the background-image with some animation/easing effects and options.

Lightweight jQuery Background Slideshow Plugin - BgSwitcher

[Demo] [Download]


Amazing Background & Slideshow Plugin - Vegas

Vegas is a amazing jQuery Plugin for adding beautiful fullscreen backgrounds to your webpages.

Amazing Background & Slideshow Plugin - Vegas

[Demo] [Download]


Responsive Full Screen Background Slider Plugin For jQuery

A full screen background image slider plugin that automatically resizes and centers the images while preserving their aspect ratios to adapt your slider for any device.

Responsive Full Screen Background Slider Plugin For jQuery

[Demo] [Download]


Vanilla JS Background Slideshow Plugins:

Fullscreen Responsive Slideshow with Vanilla JavaScript and CSS3

A pure vanilla JavaScript library to create a full page, responsive image slideshow or background slideshow with CSS3 powered transition effects.

Fullscreen Responsive Slideshow with Vanilla JavaScript and CSS3

[Demo] [Download]


Mobile-friendly Background Carousel – Suwa.js

Suwa.js is a responsive, touch-enabled and fully customizable carousel component that enables you to endlessly slide through a group of DIV elements containing different background images.

Mobile-friendly Background Carousel – Suwa.js

[Demo] [Download]


Basic Background Slideshow In JavaScript – easy_background

easy_background is a vanilla JavaScript library to create a responsive, automatic, dynamic background slideshow from an array of images.

Basic Background Slideshow In JavaScript – easy_background

[Demo] [Download]


Pure CSS Background Slideshows:

CSS Only Crossfading Background Slideshow

A fullscreen background slideshow with a crossfade transition effect built only with HTML and CSS/CSS3.

CSS Only Crossfading Background Slideshow

[Demo] [Download]


Pure CSS Background Slideshow With Ken Burns Effect

A fancy responsive background slideshow which uses CSS3 to fade through a group of background images with a Ken Burns effect.

Pure CSS Background Slideshow With Ken Burns Effect

[Demo] [Download]


Conclusion:

Want more jQuery plugins or JavaScript libraries to create awesome Backgrounds on the web & mobile? Check out the jQuery Background Slideshow and JavaScript/CSS Background Slideshow sections.

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