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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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Features:

  • 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="//code.jquery.com/jquery-3.6.0.min.js"></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">
</video>
<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.

$('body').vidbacking();

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

$('.container').vidbacking();

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

$('.container').vidbacking({
  'masked': true
});

6. Change the opacity of the mask and video.

$('.container').vidbacking({
  'video-opacity': '1',
  'mask-opacity': '1'
});

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Official Website(souravm84): Click Here

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

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