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Full Screen (Page) Background Image Slideshow

Description

This plugin allows you to add single or multiple backgrounds that spans behind whole website contents. You can

  1. Set single background
  2. Configure multiple backgrounds to behave as slideshow
  3. Randomize Backgrounds for each refresh
  4. Set animation duration and delay
  5. Add dotted Overlay
  6. Set Opacity of Background Images
  7. Set single or multiple images for individual pages
  8. Select where backgrounds should be displayed

If image is larger than the user’s resolution, plugin will stretch either width or height (keeping aspect ratio) to fit on the screen. It will also centralize the image. If image is smaller than the user’s browser resolution, It will be displayed centered in the background without stretching.

You can check more details at plugin’s page or submit a suggestion or bug at support forum.

Screenshots

  • An Example with dotted overlay
  • An Example with dotted overlay
  • An Example
  • Setting in Admin Panel
  • Setting in individual Pages

Installation

As usual,

  1. Upload full-screen-background-image-slideshow folder to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  3. Visit Settings page to set images and options.

FAQ

Is it cross browser compatible?

Yes, It is tested on IE8+, FireFox, Chrome and Safari.

What is the recommended dimensions for the background images?

As 1280×768 and above are commonly used screen resolutions, So, We recommend images of dimensions 2000×1200.

Does it add overhead to website?

The only overhead are the images you will set. There is nothing else significant to mention.

How to set backgrounds for individual pages?

You will see a new meta box titled “Full Screen Backgroud Images” where you can set images and enable/disable slideshows.

Contributors & Developers

“Full Screen (Page) Background Image Slideshow” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.

Contributors

Changelog

1.2

  • Add feature to Turn on or off backgrounds in different areas
  • Fixed the Opacity problem when slideshow is disabled

1.1

  • Fixed aspect ratio bug
  • Added feature to set backgrounds for individual pages.

1.0

  • First Revision