What Is Video Background
Video background is a modern web design pattern that makes an HTML5/Youtube/Vimeo video act as an animated, interactive, attractive background of your hero header of the whole webpage.
The Best Video Background Plugin
Originally Published Aug 13 2019, updated Mar 19 2021
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jQuery Video Background Plugins:
YTPlayer is a jQuery plugin that allows you to use a youtube video as the background of your web page using html5 data-* attributes and youtube API.
Yet another jQuery Youtube Video Background plugin which makes Youtube videos behavior like a covering background.
mb.vimeoPlayer is a jQuery HTML5 video background plugin which allows you to insert a fully controllable Vimeo video player as the background of any container element.
Yet another jQuery plugin for creating an Html5 video background that is responsive to fit within any container.
An HTML5 video builder that allows you to put an HTML5 video as a covering background in any container element.
Just another jQuery wrapper for Youtube API that allows to embed a YouTube video into your web page as a video background.
Vanilla JS Video Background Plugins: