Fullscreen Background Video Using HTML5 And CSS

Saturday, Jan 21, 2017

Tags:- HTML5 CSS


Fullscreen Background Video is a modern way to present your website in front of your user when user view your website a video is playing in the background of your website without disturbing its content and that makes your website very modern and different. So, in this tutorial we will show you how to add fullscreen background video using HTML5 and CSS.You may also like custom video player using HTML5.


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Fullscreen Background Video Using HTML5 And CSS


To Add Fullscreen Background Video It Takes Only Two Steps:-

  1. Make a HTML file and define markup
  2. Make a CSS file and define styling


Step 1.Make a HTML file and define markup

We make a HTML file and save it with a name video.html

<html>
<head>
<link rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" href="video_style.css">
</head>
<body>
<div id="video_wrapper">

<video autoplay muted loop>
<source src="sample.mp4" type="video/mp4">
</video>

<div id="wrapper">
<h1>FullScreen Background Video Using jQuery And CSS</h1>
</div>

</div>
</body>
</html>

In this step we create video element and insert our background video and we also add some attributes required for the working of background video. 'autoplay' is used to autoplay the video on page load, muted is used to mute the video sound and loop is used to replay the video after the completion.You may also like animated background using CSS3.



Step 2.Make a CSS file and define styling

We make a CSS file and save it with a name video_style.css

body
{
 text-align:center;
 width:100%;
 margin:0 auto;
 padding:0px;
 font-family:helvetica;
}
#video_wrapper
{
 margin:0px;
 padding:0px;
}
#video_wrapper video
{
 position: fixed;
 top: 50%; left: 50%;
 z-index: 1;
 min-width: 100%;
 min-height: 100%;
 width: auto;
 height: auto;
 transform: translate(-50%, -50%);
}
#wrapper
{
 position:relative;
 text-align:center;
 margin:0 auto;
 padding:0px;
 width:995px;
 z-index:2;
}
h1 
{
 margin-top:250px;	
 color:white;
 font-size:45px;
 background-color: rgba(112, 112, 112, 0.74);
}

Thats all, this is how to add fullscreen background video using HTML5 and CSS.You can customize this code further as per your requirement. And please feel free to give comments on this tutorial.

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Hello, My Name is Mudit Jain. I am a Web Developer, Professional Blogger and Digital Marketer from India. I am the founder of TalkersCode. I started this blog in february 2015 to help web developers & bloggers by providing easy and best tutorials, articles and offers for web developers and bloggers.