The simply the best collection of background scripts
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.
A jQuery plugin that allows you to add a dynamically resized, slideshow capable background image to any page or element.
A jQuery/Zepto plugin for background slideshows.
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.
Easy as hell jQuery plugin for video backgrounds.
A jQuery plugin to extract the dominant color of an image and apply it to the background of its parent element.
Automatically switch to a darker or a lighter version of an element depending on the brightness of images behind it.