Video can be very usefull as a means to entice people and to put your products on display and show their qualities.
Video on the homepage
There's 2 options to use video on the homepage:
- Video as foreground
- Video as background
Video on the foreground:
Meant to show specific product information via video. You can choose between YouTube and Vimeo. Just enter the video ID and it will show the video. For Youtube, enter the ID (a combination of 11 characters and numbers); for Vimeo, use the video ID that exists of just numbers (like "148827790").
Note: if you enter both Youtube and Vimeo video ID's, the Youtube video will be shown.
Video on the background:
This is meant for videos that act like background atmosphere. Thsi gives you the optoion to shown tetx on top of then video, and even e a "buy" button that will add the main (=first) featured product to the cart.
Make sure this background video is not too distracting from the content thas is on top.
Video on the product detail page (PDP):
For YouTube video:
Enter the identifier "ytvideo", followed by the YouTube video ID into the "extra template data"-field "Data 03" on the product page (back-end). Please mind that there's no space between "ytvideo" and the YouTube ID.
Note: if there are more values entered into data03, use the semi-colon ; to separate them.
Example: ytvideo:fcgYpcSnp6o; sizechart
For Vimeo video:
Enter the identifier "vmvideo", followed by the Vimeo video ID into the "extra template data"-field "Data 03" on the product page (back-end). Please mind that there's no space between "vmvideo" and the Vimeo ID.
The size for the modal window can be set to:
- large (90% width, to maximum of 1200px)
Be aware that playing video on mobile devices should be carefully considered, as this can take up a lot of mobile data.
Gets a border in the same color as overlay color, which can be set for video (theme setting).
- overlay color
- overlay opacity