SimplytheBest Background Scripts

The simply the best collection of background scripts

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The 7 best background scripts

A jQuery plugin that lets you set a YouTube video as your page background. It scales the video, offsets the video and provides some basic controls for the video.

Backstretch By: Scott Robbin

A jQuery plugin that allows you to add a dynamically resized, slideshow capable background image to any page or element.

A jQuery/Zepto plugin for background slideshows.

Add fit-to-fill background video to web sites, play silent ambient background video (or series of videos), or use it as a player to show avideo playlist.

Vide By: Ilya Caulfield
Free MIT

Easy as hell jQuery plugin for video backgrounds.

A jQuery plugin to extract the dominant color of an image and apply it to the background of its parent element.

Automatically switch to a darker or a lighter version of an element depending on the brightness of images behind it.