The jQuery Plugin for Big Background Video (and Images)


Easy as hell jQuery plugin for video backgrounds.

jQuery FocusPoint

jQuery plugin for ‘responsive cropping’. Dynamically crop images to fill available space without cutting out the image’s subject. Great for full-screen images.

jQuery mb.YTPlayer

This plugin let you play any public YouTube video as background of your page. It can also be used as a customized player in page.

jQuery Lazy – Delayed Image and Background Loader

The fast and lightweight Lazy plugin for jQuery loads specified images and backgrounds in view after the page itself and speed up your loading time through this. Images outside of the visible area will only be loaded when the user scrolls to them in any direction. This will not only increase the page loading speed, … Continue reading


A jQuery plugin that helps ease the pain when having to deal with IE z-index issues.


A jQuery plugin for smooth-scaling image and video backgrounds. Part of the Formstone Library.

jQuery mb.bgndGallery

This plugin let you create A flexible photo gallery that you can use also as background of your site.

jQuery Element Background Dimming

This lightweight plugin allows you to dim (darken) all the website but one or more user-selected elements. A frequently used eye candy for every web application.

jQuery Unobtrusive Background Image Switcher

jQuery plugin that makes it possible to use many heavier images as full screen background slider or image slider, while minimizing their influence on load times.