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Create an HTML5/Youtube Video as Background on a Webpage

Video Background Plugin is a small jQuery plugin to simplify the process of displaying HTML5 video as background. You can use this to display a video file or a Youtube video on the background of the entire page or to show the video as the background of elements like <div>, <section>.

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  • Cross browser video Background¬†plugin.
  • Support mp4 and WebM video files.
  • YouTube video support.
  • Very small file size (4KB total).
  • Easy to use.
  • They can be used for a page background or for an element’s background.
  • Backup image when the video is not supported.
  • Pause the video when it is out of view.
  • Multiple instances on the same page are possible.
  • The device is easy to respond to and quick to respond.
  • Tested on all modern browsers.

How to make use of it:

1. Include the vidbacking JavaScript and CSS files on the web page where the jQuery library loads properly.

<link rel="stylesheet" href="jquery.vidbacking.css" type="text/css">
<script src="//"></script>
<script src="dist/jquery.vidbacking.js"></script>

2. Embed an HTML5 video or a Youtube video on the webpage.

<video poster="poster.jpg" autoplay muted loop class="vidbacking">
  <source src="sample.mp4" type="video/mp4">
<iframe width="560" height="315" src="Add Video Link Here" frameborder="0" allow="autoplay; encrypted-media" allowfullscreen  class="vidbacking"></iframe><br type="_moz">

3. Make the video in full-screen mode and serve as background for the whole page.


4. You can also apply the video background to the container element you select.


5. If you want to display an overlay mask in the background of the video.

  'masked': true

6. Change the opacity of the mask and video.

  'video-opacity': '1',
  'mask-opacity': '1'

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This superior jQuery/javascript plugin is developed by souravm84. For extra advanced usage, please go to the official website.

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