Video hero

A guide to add a background video
The Video hero section displays an auto-playing video (without sound) to add some dynamism to your page.
If you want to add a Vimeo or YouTube video, which includes sound, see the Video section.
In this article, we will show you how to add and edit a Video hero section.
  1. 1.
    In the theme editor (Customize), click Add section.
  2. 2.
    Select Video hero.
  3. 3.
    Make necessary changes.
  4. 4.
    Save the settings.

General settings

Container type

Section height

Adjust the overall Height of the video.

Video settings

Video type

You can either add a video you've added to your Shopify Files, or an external video (Vimeo and Youtube accepted).
Video type as Shopify hosted requires a .mp4 video file uploaded to your Shopify files.
After selecting the video type, add the video link or select from your Files.

Content settings

  • Content in container box: the content shown inside the Container width that is set in Theme settings > Layout settings.
  • Content position: use the dropdown options to change the position of the content on the video (desktop view).
  • Text size: set the size of the text as Medium or Large.
  • Text color: choose the text color for the video headings and description as Light or Dark.
You can add custom promotional text or leave them blank to display the video on its own:
  • Heading: enter heading text to display as a section title.
  • Subheading: enter subheading text to display below the heading.
  • Text: enter a description or extra info to your video. Use the formatting buttons to add bold, italic, or linked text.
You can link to your collections or products or any other page with a custom call-to-action button:
  • Button label: add custom text for your call-to-action button.
  • Button link: select or paste a link for the call-to-action button.
  • Button style: select the style of the button as a Primary button/ Secondary button/ White button/ Underline button.
  • Button size: set the size of the button as small/ medium/ large.