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Online Store and Online Marketplaces - Add a Video as a Background

Important: This article applies to Online Store and Online Marketplaces customers only.


When customizing your ecommerce website, you may want to add a video from YouTube or another location as a background on your website. Follow the instructions below for adding a video as a background. 

Add A Video as a Background

  1. In your Account Manager, click Ecommerce on the left side of the page.  

    • If you have one ecommerce product, you will see the Ecommerce Details page.  
    • If you have more than one ecommerce product, you will see a list of your ecommerce products. Click Manage next to the product you would like to set up to go to the Ecommerce Details page. 
  2. From the Ecommerce Details page, click Manage Store.  

Manage Store button

  1. Once inside your Ecommerce account, select Website on the left menu, then click the Manage Your Website button. Doing so will open your website.

Red box around Manage Your Website button

  1. Once you open your site editor, click the Pages icon on the left.

Red box around Pages icon on left side of site editor

  1. Next, select the page you would like to edit.  

Pages of website outlined

  1. Click the section where you want the background. If you are starting from a blank page, follow the below steps.

    1. Click the Build button on the left side of the page.
    2. Click Blocks.
    3. Choose a block to add from Getting Started, Cover, Banners, or Text.
  2. Hover over the section and click the image icon.

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  1. Click the Video tab.

  2. Paste the video's URL into the Link to Video field.

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You have added a video as a background.

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