You can add a silent video background to any page section using a stock video or a Youtube video link.

Getting started

First, make sure you have added the page section.

  1. Click the arrow on the right to expand the right sidebar if it doesn't display. 
  2. Select a section by clicking on it - you should see a 'Section' tab display in the top left of the selected component. 

Pro tip: Make sure to select the right area - you can read more about the different page components here.

Adding a Youtube video

  1. Under the 'Background' section in the right sidebar, select 'Youtube' from the dropdown menu.
  2. Paste the full URL of your YouTube video, and the video will load in the editor behind your page content. 
  3. Choose to enable Blur or Opacity on the video using their respective dropdown menus. 

Adding a Stock video 

  1. Under the 'Background' section in the right sidebar, select 'Stock Video' from the dropdown menu.
  2. Click 'Click to insert video' and select a stock video from the gallery.
  3. Choose to enable Blur or Opacity on the video.

FAQs

Why can't I see my video background on a mobile device?

Currently, we do not support playback of video backgrounds on mobile devices. However you can add an image background to be seen by mobile visitors and a video background to be seen by desktop users by doing the following:

  1. Select a section then go to the sidebar.
  2. In the sidebar, select 'Background'.
  3. Select 'Image' from the dropdown, then choose an image by selecting 'Insert new image'.
  4. The image you've selected will now appear on your site for mobile visitors.
  5. Select the 'Background' dropdown again, then select 'YouTube/Stock Video'.
  6. Choose a stock video or insert a YouTube video URL.
  7. The video you've selected will now appear on your site for desktop visitors.

Want to see video backgrounds on mobile devices? Feel free to suggest an enhancement.

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