Plugin Reviews

Background Manager

Display a random image as the website background at each visit or as a timed slideshow, without the need to edit the theme.

49 reviews
Average Rating
4.6 out of 5 stars
Very Complete
By , for WP 4.2.2

It has a lot of functions. The only not so well aspect is the image management in the Image Set Editor. But overall it works pretty well. Thanks

Slowed my website down and conflicted with other plugins
By , for WP 4.2.1

a) This plugin hasn't been updated in a LONG time. No bueno.
b) This plugin slowed my website down as it struggled to download the background. Also no bueno.
c) When I had this plugin and Wunderground (weather) plugin activated at the same time, my website would not work on a mobile device, period. It completely broke my site.

However, this plugin does have more options than any other background plugin, which is nice. And it does technically work, as long as you never want to use Wunderground on your website.

I switched over to Random Backgrounds (after trying other background managers that also didn't work) and found that my website sped right up and there was no conflict with other plugins. My hearty recommendation is to use Random Backgrounds (https://wordpress.org/plugins/random-backgrounds/) instead.

AWESOME full-screen slider
By , for WP 4.1

Works flawlessly. Took some tweaking to get it exactly how I wanted, but looks great. For mobile versions, I substituted for a slider called "Slider WD", which I also highly recommend. Do note, background manager plugin is deprecated and no longer supported. But, most of it is straight CSS, and right now, it's working great in 4.1. I came on here after installing this to look for a Donate button for the author.

Works perfect for me
By , for WP 4.1

This Pugin does exactly what I need in my background. What else to say?! Perfect.

anamolies now with WP 4.1
By , for WP 4.1

Maybe it's my theme or other plugin conflict, I use Virtue theme by Kadence and Admin Editor Pro plug in. But trouble now is Background Manager's Dashboard menu item shows up twice under Appearance. And on the Add New Image Set page there's a window for Image Selection that never allows me to select the image. I'm figuring out a workaround because I LOVE Background Manager. But wanted to report this.

Very good
By , for WP 4.0

Free and smart, perfect! It just works out of the box (custom theme). Thanks for that piece of good work!

Life Saver
By , for WP 3.9.1

I have been looking for a plugin like this for months!


By ,

Not more to say: It's simply awesome. Works like a charme and has a lot of settings, so you can fit it to your needs.

thank you!

Simply Powerful
By , for WP 4.2.1

The image background manager is simply powerful and works as promised!

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Must have plugin
By , for WP 3.9.1

It's awesome.

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