Manage large adaptive (mobile-ready) images and automatically apply them to areas on your WordPress site as backgrounds.
Pull beautiful photos from Unsplash using the in-built browser, or supply your own images from uploads and supplied URLs.
Once activated, go to Appearance > Nice Backgrounds. You can create one or more ‘sets’ of background images with
Note: This plugin typically deals with resizing very large images, if you’re having problems make sure your memory limit
is sufficiently high enough to deal with some occasional heavy lifting.
Note: PNG images that are either very large or are 24-bit can be problematic. The exact details of this are yet to be
Just the other day I read a fortune cookie that said something about giving credit. I threw it away, but here is a
list of stuff I looked at to get some ideas of what to do for this plugin:
Simple Full Screen Background Image by Pippin Williamson
Adaptive Images for WordPress by Nevma
Unsplash by Crew
Drag and Drop File Uploading by Osvaldas Valutis
jquery-image-blob by Joe Nasca
1. Install the plugin via Plugins > Add New.
2. Activate the plugin.
1. Upload the nicebackgrounds folder to /wp-content/plugins/
2. Activate the plugin through the Plugins menu in WordPress
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