Vide

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vodkabears / Vide

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Vide

No longer actively maintained. I am not interested to maintain jQuery plugins anymore. If you have some fixes, feel free to make PR.

Easy as hell jQuery plugin for video backgrounds.

Notes

  • All modern desktop browsers are supported.
  • IE9+
  • iOS plays video from a browser only in the native player. So video for iOS is disabled, only fullscreen poster will be used.
  • Some android devices play video, some not — go figure. So video for android is disabled, only fullscreen poster will be used.

Instructions

Download it from GitHub or via Bower:

bower install vide

Include plugin:



Prepare your video in several formats like '.webm', '.mp4' for cross browser compatibility, also add a poster with

.jpg
,
.png
or
.gif
extension:
path/
├── to/
│   ├── video.mp4
│   ├── video.ogv
│   ├── video.webm
│   └── video.jpg

Add

data-vide-bg
attribute with a path to the video and poster without extension, video and poster must have the same name. Add
data-vide-options
to pass vide options, if you need it. By default video is muted, looped and starts automatically.
html

Also you can set extended path:

html

In some situations it can be helpful to initialize it with JS because Vide doesn't have mutation observers:

js
$('#myBlock').vide('path/to/video');
$('#myBlock').vide('path/to/video', {
...options...
});
$('#myBlock').vide({
  mp4: path/to/video1,
  webm: path/to/video2,
  ogv: path/to/video3,
  poster: path/to/poster
}, {
...options...
});
$('#myBlock').vide('extended path as a string', 'options as a string');

Easy as hell.

Options

Below is a complete list of options and matching default values:

{
  volume: 1,
  playbackRate: 1,
  muted: true,
  loop: true,
  autoplay: true,
  position: '50% 50%', // Similar to the CSS `background-position` property.
  posterType: 'detect', // Poster image type. "detect" — auto-detection; "none" — no poster; "jpg", "png", "gif",... - extensions.
  resizing: true, // Auto-resizing, read: https://github.com/VodkaBears/Vide#resizing
  bgColor: 'transparent', // Allow custom background-color for Vide div,
  className: '' // Add custom CSS class to Vide div
}

Methods

Below is a complete list of methods:

// Get instance of the plugin
var instance = $('#yourElement').data('vide');

// Get video element of the background. Do what you want. instance.getVideoObject();

// Resize video background. // It calls automatically, if window resize (or element, if you will use something like https://github.com/cowboy/jquery-resize). instance.resize();

// Destroy plugin instance instance.destroy();

Resizing

The Vide plugin resizes if the window resizes. If you will use something like https://github.com/cowboy/jquery-resize, it will resize automatically when the container resizes. Or simply use

resize()
method whenever you need.

Set the

resizing
option to false to disable auto-resizing.

Encoding video

http://diveintohtml5.info/video.html#miro

Meteor

Install

meteor add vodkabears:vide

Usage

Because of how meteor renders templates reactively you will need to initialize manually for the templates you want to use vide in.

Template.templateName.onRendered(function() {
  this.$('#elementName').vide('fileNameWithoutExtension');
});

Meteor integration by zimme.

Ruby Gem

Vider by Islam Wazery.

License

The MIT License (MIT)

Copyright (c) 2015 Ilya Makarov

Permission is hereby granted, free of charge, to any person obtaining a copy of this software and associated documentation files (the "Software"), to deal in the Software without restriction, including without limitation the rights to use, copy, modify, merge, publish, distribute, sublicense, and/or sell copies of the Software, and to permit persons to whom the Software is furnished to do so, subject to the following conditions:

The above copyright notice and this permission notice shall be included in all copies or substantial portions of the Software.

THE SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED "AS IS", WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NONINFRINGEMENT. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE AUTHORS OR COPYRIGHT HOLDERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY CLAIM, DAMAGES OR OTHER LIABILITY, WHETHER IN AN ACTION OF CONTRACT, TORT OR OTHERWISE, ARISING FROM, OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE SOFTWARE OR THE USE OR OTHER DEALINGS IN THE SOFTWARE.

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