10 Best Video Background Plugins In JavaScript (2021 Update)

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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

Want to have an awesome video background on the web page? Here is the list of 10 best JavaScript/jQuery plugin to makes it easier to implement the video background on your next project. Have fun.

Originally Published Aug 13 2019, updated Mar 19 2021

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jQuery Video Background Plugins:

Awesome Video Background Plugin with HTML5 and Youtube API - YTPlayer

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.

Awesome Video Background Plugin with HTML5 and Youtube API - YTPlayer

[Demo] [Download]


Use Youtube Videos As A Fullscreen Background - youtube-background.js

Yet another jQuery Youtube Video Background plugin which makes Youtube videos behavior like a covering background.

Use Youtube Videos As A Fullscreen Background - youtube-background.js

[Demo] [Download]


HTML5 Background Player For Vimeo Videos - mb.vimeoPlayer

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.

HTML5 Background Player For Vimeo Videos - mb.vimeoPlayer

[Demo] [Download]


Responsive Full Page Video Background Plugin with jQuery - Vide

Yet another jQuery plugin for creating an Html5 video background that is responsive to fit within any container.

Responsive Full Page Video Background Plugin with jQuery - Vide

[Demo] [Download]


Put HTML5 Video As A Background In HTML - jQuery Tape.js

An HTML5 video builder that allows you to put an HTML5 video as a covering background in any container element.

Put HTML5 Video As A Background In HTML - jQuery Tape.js

[Demo] [Download]


Fullscreen Youtube Video Background Plugin with jQuery

Just another jQuery wrapper for Youtube API that allows to embed a YouTube video into your web page as a video background.

Fullscreen Youtube Video Background Plugin with jQuery

[Demo] [Download]


Vanilla JS Video Background Plugins:

Creating A Fullscreen Video Background With Pure JS – background-video

background-video is a pure JavaScript/CSS solution to create a video background with playlist support for your webpage.

Creating A Fullscreen Video Background With Pure JS – background-video

[Demo] [Download]


Mobile-friendly Background Video Solution – Vidage.js

Vidage.js a lightweight JavaScript library which allows for HTML5 videos to be used as a background for your webpage.

Mobile-friendly Background Video Solution – Vidage.js

[Demo] [Download]


Video Background With Fallback And Overlay – vidbg.js

A Vanilla JavaScript library which allows an HTML5 video to be used as the background of an element. With fallback image & background overlay support.

Video Background With Fallback And Overlay – vidbg.js

[Demo] [Download]


Fullscreen Html5 Video Background With Pure JavaScript – bgVideo.js

bgVideo.js is a tiny JavaScript library that adds a fullscreen video background to your body or a specific container by using Html5 video element.

Fullscreen Html5 Video Background With Pure JavaScript – bgVideo.js

[Demo] [Download]


Conclusion:

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

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