Awesome YouTube Background WordPress Themes

When building up a website, using a YouTube video background has become a very popular trend among WordPress users. There is no better way to show your content trough a video theme, especially is you are a creative type. If your product or company has a specific visual element, or you simply want to showcase your previous work, different client projects or your office, doing so with a video may be an excellent way to give your site a dynamic feel and look while establishing your brand as well.

Below in this article you can find some of the best video background WP themes that will help you feature a video on your website background in an interesting and innovative way.



The BlackLabel WP theme has an easy and solid setup in order to explain the best parts of a video background WP theme. For example, it supports both image and video backgrounds, just in case if you need to display an image as well as a placeholder. This theme offers a fullscreen background, and all content falls into place on tablets and mobile devices. In addition to all, you can create unlimited galleries and portfolios that will allow your video background to lead to more creative work.

Besides all of these amazing features, the BlackLabel theme has the WooCommerce plugin, allowing you to set up your own online store. The video background can be self hosted or uploaded from YouTube, and it comes with an audio background, 40 custom fonts, 30 shortcodes, translation tools and Google Web Fonts.

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Soho delivers support for both photos and fullscreen videos that you can self host or upload from YouTube. The videos are played in HD, and with the fullscreen slider you can scroll trough different options if you have various to choose from. The gallery folders have different formats, such as grid and masonry.

This amazing theme has an easy color management, which will allow you to match the colors of your website with the shades that are shown in the background video. It contains more than 650 Google fonts, as well as more than 430 Font Awesome icons that will provide icons for any service or industry. Soho has a modern and clean design, a custom 404 page and lots of gallery layouts.

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Inspiro is a professional video and photo focused WP theme, with a modern and clean design. It is packed with lots of amazing features, such as a fullscreen slideshow, that supports self hosted videos as well as YouTube videos, gallery module and a widgetized homepage.

This amazing theme is the perfect theme for showing off your images, videos and portfolios to clients in an innovative and interesting way.

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Naila is a one page WP theme, which is perfect for building up an agency or business website. Thanks to its optional fullscreen video background display, you can easily use this amazing feature to get the attention of your clients. It supports slider and YouTube backgrounds, making it one of the best video background WP themes out there for creating amazing promotional sites.

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Alamak is a WP theme built with Bootstrap. It is a totally responsive one page theme, with an elegant and clean design. This amazing theme comes packed with 3 optional homepage layouts: Video, Slider and YouTube fullscreen background.


Rydon is a WP theme with strong features including a modern and an amazing fullscreen homepage, presenting your videos in high resolution. It is a completely responsive theme, showing your video backgrounds even on mobile devices. You can import videos from YouTube, as well as from Dailymotion and Vimeo.

With Rydon it will be very easy to import your initial data, so just adjust your content, upload your background video and your site is ready to be published. It contains unlimited color schemes, and thanks to the Google fonts and the Font Awesome icons you can make your icons relevant and your fonts strong.


Benten is a WP theme with an elegant and clean design, which can easily be enhanced through its great support for fullscreen video backgrounds. You can use content from your own media library, the integrated slideshow builder or from YouTube, you can add animated backgrounds displays very easily to your website.


Thank you very much for reading this article. If you need any additional help regarding these themes, please feel free to ask below in comments, and we will do our best to help you in any way we can.

*last updated 11/07/2019

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