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Video Backgrounds in Web Design: 20 Themes & Templates

We have an amazing selection of CMS themes and templates that all offer an all-in-one video background solution.

We’ve shown you the techniques, discussed the guidelines, and also shared the tools for quickly and easily adding video backgrounds to your own web site.

Today, we’re going to bring all of those posts together by sharing a selection of CMS themes and templates that all offer an all-in-one video background solution.

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Video Background Themes & Templates


Gris – Creative Coming Soon TemplatePreview

Gris is a minimally designed coming soon web template that includes three homepage variants and supports both full-screen images and video (Youtube and Vimeo).

Gris - Creative Coming Soon Template


Sparx – Responsive Coming Soon TemplatePreview

Sparx is a professional, 8-in-1 responsive and retina-ready coming soon template that has been built using Bootstrap 3.

Sparx - Responsive Coming Soon Html5 Template


inTime – Responsive Coming Soon TemplatePreview

inTime is a responsive, modern and clean under construction/coming soon template. This minimally designed template is packed with a countdown timer, Ajax subscription form, social icons and an about page.

inTime - Responsive Coming Soon Template


Vesa – Responsive Parallax One Page TemplatePreview

The retina-ready Vesa is a creative, parallax scrolling, one-page web template that comes with support for video background built-in. You can use videos from Youtube, Vimeo, or your own custom MP4 clips.

Vesa Responsive Parallax One Page Template


Family – MultiPurpose Responsive One Page TemplatePreview

Family is a fully responsive and retina-ready one-page HTML/CSS template. This template comes packaged with three homepage variants and includes all of the features and elements you would expect for building a modern portfolio, including video backgrounds.

Family - MultiPurpose Responsive One Page Template


King Size – Full-Screen Background TemplatePreview

King Size is a portfolio/photography theme with support for fullscreen images and background videos. There is also a WordPress version available here.

King Size - fullscreen background template


Beuh – Responsive One Page Portfolio TemplatePreview

Built with Bootstrap, Beuh is a responsive one-page portfolio template with a clean, simple and elegant design.

Beuh - Responsive One Page Portfolio Template


Tides – Fullscreen Video Single Page TemplatePreview

Tides comes with loads of unique layouts, a working load-more button, three homepage variants, filterable portfolio, background video header and much more.

Tides - Fullscreen Video Single Page Template


Fenix – Fullscreen Video & Image BackgroundPreview

Fenix is a creative portfolio WordPress theme with support for full-screen images and video.

WordPress - Fenix - Fullscreen Video & Image Background


Xenon – YouTube Video Background PagePreview

Xenon is a modern and interactive coming soon page template that can ben easily and quickly customized. It also includes a newsletter form to collect prospective customers and visitors.

Xenon — Countdown & YouTube Video Background Page


Bell – Video Background Countdown Landing PagePreview

Bell is a simple, clean and fully responsive mobile friendly landing page. It supports full video or image background headers.

Bell - Video Background Countdown Landing Page


Alamak – Responsive One Page Portfolio WordPress ThemePreview

Built with Bootstrap, Alamak is a responsive one-page WordPress Theme with a clean and elegant design. It comes packaged with three optional homepage layouts: Slider, video and Youtube background.

WordPress - Alamak - Responsive One Page Portfolio Theme


HQ – Photography Responsive WP ThemePreview

HQ is an interactive and engaging WordPress theme designed for photographers and videographers. It includes video backgrounds, photo/video grid galleries, portfolio layouts, and much more.

WordPress - HQ Photography Responsive WP Theme


Vozx – Multipurpose WordPress ThemePreview

Vozx is an ideal theme for any creative agency, and includes a great collection of elements to choose from and present your services.

WordPress - Vozx - Multipurpose WordPress Theme


Versatile – Responsive Multi-Purpose WP ThemePreview

Versatile is a clean and responsive multi-purpose WordPress theme with support for video as a background.

WordPress - Versatile - Responsive Multi-Purpose WP Theme


Alpha – Ultra Flexibile WordPress ThemePreview

Alpha is a multi-purpose theme, so you can use it as a corporate website, business website, blog, or a portfolio showcase website. It come packaged with a versatile system for placing video backgrounds anywhere on the homepage (except the footer).

WordPress - Alpha - Ultra Flexibile Responsive WordPress Theme


PaperPlane – Creative One Page Joomla TemplatePreview

PaperPlane is a creative one-page Joomla template that includes three homepage variants (video background, parallax image and parallax slider).

CMS Themes - PaperPlane - Creative One Page Joomla Template


Royalet – One Page Bootstrap Drupal ThemePreview

Built with Bootstrap, Royalet is a one-page Drupal theme that comes packaged with eight homepage variants, including video backgrounds.

CMS Themes - Royalet | One Page Bootstrap Drupal Theme


Neat – Lightweight MODX ThemePreview

Neat is a clean, fast loading MODX Theme built with modular Sass files, for quick and easy front-end customisation. It comes with support for video backgrounds.

CMS Themes - Neat - Lightweight MODX with Sass & Bourbon Neat


Kane – Responsive Bootstrap 3 App Landing PagePreview

Built with Bootstrap 3, Kane is a clean and modern landing page template designed for releasing and promoting mobile apps.

Marketing - Kane - Responsive Bootstrap 3 App Landing Page


Next Steps

The above examples are merely the tip of the iceberg. ThemeForest currently has a huge selection of themes and templates that all come with support for video backgrounds built-in, you should check them out.

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Paul Andrew

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