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20 Background Effects using jQuery with 19 Excellent Examples

One of the latest web design trends is creating effects on the webpage background and using the entire visible area of the screen for an entertaining display. Besides creating pleasing user experience, the background images in full-screen are sometimes a real practical need of the web designers as they have to manage the webpage layouts on high resolution graphical screens of the modern devices.

Using the full-sized background images is also pleasant for the users resizing the browser window as the image is not distorted, but scales accordingly. So, lets move across some of most useful jQuery plugins to enrich our web backgrounds.

1-Vegas

Vegas Background jQuery plugin integrates beautiful digital photographs as a full-size website background. The images are not only scaled automatically conforming the screen resolution, but it also allows integrating any element or text overlays.

Vegas

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2- Effortless Full Screen Background Images With jQuery

A nice effect that you can implement on your website is a large image shown on a background, just like as used on the Deutsche Post DHL.Effortless Full Screen Background Images With jQuery will automatically fit to the browser size or resolution of the active user.

Effortless Image

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3-Redux

Using Redux, you can easily add a background image, which perfectly adjusts for all major browser resolution settings.

Redux

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4-Maximage

Your site looks impressive when it displays a slideshow background image in the wind and Maximage makes it possible for you.

Maximage

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5- Smooth Full-screen Background Slideshow in jQuery

Why not to redesign your website by implementing full-screen background slideshow? I am sure it will help you in representing your personality in the design besides providing your fans all the important information.

Smooth full screen

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6- jQuery Scrolling Background with Randomized Overlay Effect

Scrolling Background with Randomized Overlay Effect changes the background color gradually. Refresh the site to see how it gives a new effect each time. This is useful to give users a fresh look of your web design each time they visit.

Overlay effect

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7-Live Background Change

This is how jQuery can easily change the background image with just a hover to complement the content with the related image.

Live background

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8-Nice jQuery Full-Background Image Slider

Background is a really important aspect, when it comes to designing a website. When the users look at your website’s background, they mostly get an idea about the entire website.

Nice full background

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9-Cool Background Animation

It’s a good idea to bring little movement in the background. It is all about creating animated background with jQuery and gives your website some nice effect.

Animated Background

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10- Advanced jQuery Background Image Slideshow

As you are seeing large background images everywhere and that’s why you are here. Today’s bandwidth allows us to use large photographs in our websites and as a designer you can also try it with this jQuery background image slideshow.

Advanced Background Image

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11-jQuery Scalable Full-screen Background Image

You might have come across many websites having bewitching background images that fill your browser. Do you also want to integrate images on the background of your own website that is proportionally scalable according to the browsers’ sizes?

Scalable full screen

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12-Background Scrolling Effect

Unlike other simple effects, this lightweight script can add some special feature to your site where the elements scroll across the site.

Background Scrolling

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13-Recreate Nikebetterworld Parallax

Parallax scrolling in web designing is a nice gimmick, if implemented specifically and in a limited way. It is always fun to experiment something different.

Vertical Parallax

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14-Funky Parallax Background Effect

There are lot of techniques for implementing parallax scrolling in web design, but this plugin is useful if you want to animate the scrolling movements among many different elements with different speeds.

Funky Parallax Effect

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15-Background Color Animation with jQuery

This is an easy way to create a fading effect on your website’s background. This is probably what you need.

Background Color Animation with jQuery

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16-3D Parallax Background Effect

The parallax scrolling is an entertaining effect that enables to bring some nice movements in your web pages.

 

3D parallax background

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17-Cool Background Image Sliding effect

You might find it useful for creating sliding image cell effect on your small image gallery.

Cool Background Image Sliding effect

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18-Parallax Scrolling Website Interface with jQuery

Many sites use parallax effect, which is totally confused, but this nice parallax scrolling effect is very much coherent.

Parallax Scrolling Interface

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19-Auto-moving Parallax Background

Just design your well-thought website with this parallax effect. You can show your message effectively, where your content will be at the forefront and not the effect.

Auto-moving Parallax Background

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20-Hal-Jordan Parallax

Parallax effect can be modified to achieve some very interesting effects, like this one.

Hal-jordan parallax

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Few Excellent Live Examples

Now, as I promised, below are few excellent examples of jQuery use on background.

1-Cadran Hotel

Cadran

2-Rober Voigt

Robert Voigt

3-The North Face

thenorthface

4-Zeit Raeume

Zeit Raeume

5-Mike Condrick

Mike Condrick

6-Febrü

Febru

7-Irish Pub

Irish-pub

8-Ultimate Black Belt Test

UBBT

9-Culinaria

Culinaria

10-GoToChina

GoToChina

11-Mediovski

Mediovski

12-Lviv

Lviv

13-August

August

14-Dibi

Dibi

15-Foo Fighters

Foo Fighters

16-Piropixel

Piropixel

17-CalaSant Vicenc

CalaSant Vicenc

18-Knopetweber

Knopetweber

19-Wangapoa

wangapoa

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