Super Simple jQuery Parallax Background enables a parallax effect with your theme’s background image. Just set a background image in your theme’s « customize » options (optionally setting it to « fixed » position) and activate this plugin. Done. « It just works. »
It relies on jQuery, which comes with WordPress and is probably built into your theme. Tested and works with the « Twenty Twelve » theme out of the box.
Looks best with seamlessly-tiling background images.
- Use the « Install Now » option from the WordPress Find/Add plugins admin page, or Upload the
super-simple-jquery-parallax-backgroundfolder (with it’s contents, of course) to the
- Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress.
- How does this work?
- Why doesn’t it look *awesome*?
How it looks depends on the background image used, and your theme. It works well with themes like Twenty Twelve, where content bits have their own opaque background color. I also suggest using a background image that tiles seamlessly.
- Where can I get support?
While I will do my best to honor inquiries about this plugin, I did not release it with the intent to support it. This plugin is to be used at the user’s own risk and I may not always be able to respond to inquiries or continue updating the plugin on a regular basis. The actual methods employed by this plugin are relatively « simple » in nature, and almost any WordPress or web developer should be able to help you out, in my absense. Use the fine forums provided by WordPress to seek help.
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