SimplytheBest Background Scripts

The simply the best collection of background scripts

A jQuery plugin that lets you play a Youtube movie in a chromeless player or use a movie as a background of your HTML page.

A jQuery/Zepto plugin for background slideshows.

jQuery Tubular By: Sean McCambridge
Free MIT

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.

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Poshy Tip By: Vasil Dinkov

The default browser tooltip that displays the value of the title attribute is replaced with a "poshier" version. Create a scalable tooltip by using a background image for the tooltip body.

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Backstretch By: Scott Robbin

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

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Vide By: Ilya Caulfield
Free MIT

Easy as hell jQuery plugin for video backgrounds.

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BigVideo.js By: FCB Chicago Open Source
Free MIT

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.

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bootstrapDatepickr By: Mark Moffat
Free MIT

A Bootstrap styled datepicker with simple options. It plays nice on most desktop and mobile browsers. The selected date is shown with a primary background color and today's date is shown with a warning background color.

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BackgroundCheck By: Kenneth Cachia
Free MIT

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

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Jquery Adaptive Backgrounds By: Brian Gonzalez
Free MIT

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

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