9 jQuery Plugins For Animating Background

Animated web backgrounds can give your website a trendy and funky look. So here are 9 jQuery plugins for animating background on your website.


A jQuery plugin for snazzy background particle systems. Includes an optional parallax effect controlled by the mouse on desktop devices and gyroscope on mobile devices. Works in any browser that supports HTML5 canvas.



jQuery.spritely is a jQuery plugin created by Artlogic for creating dynamic character and background animation in pure HTML and JavaScript. It’s a simple, light-weight plugin with a few simple methods for creating animated sprites such as the birds you see on this page, and dynamic scrolling backgrounds.



Motio is a small JavaScript library for simple but powerful sprite based animations and panning. It takes an element, and changes the background position to create an animation effect.


Easy backgrounds

With easy backgrounds you can add animated and non animated backgrounds to your webpage and HTML elements using just a few lines of code.


Background Trip

7 type effect : Bubble, Stars, Square, Triangle etc.. etc…



jAni is a simple plugin for jQuery which allows you animate background images. The plugin is basically an alternative to the animated GIF but with several benefits.


Color animation jQuery-plugin

With jQuery’s animate function, you can animate all kinds of css-properties. What’s really missing from jQuery is animating colors. This plugin will add this feature.



Switch the background image with using effect.


Adaptive Backgrounds

A jQuery plugin for extracting the dominant color from images and applying the color to their parent.


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