I bet you’ve seen it. A video background that takes up the entire browser window. There is text on top of it (hence, “background”), which is an interesting effect that you don’t see every day. The biggest reason you don’t, probably, is that you can’t set a movie file as the
background-image in CSS. You’ll have to do some layout trickery to get it done.
Certainly, full page background video can be just A BIT MUCH. I’d argue it can be done tastefully. I’m not particularly interested in a design philosophy debate here (perhaps another time), but instead the how-to of getting it done if you need to, as well as some different patterns it might take the form of.
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