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Site URL: https://heptagon-halibut-debs.squarespace.com

Hello!

I like the background video feature in which you can add background videos to sections, however, is there a way to play the video upon scrolling to it when it enters the viewport? Background videos auto-play by default, and I would like the video to play when the user eventually scrolls to it.

My website is just one of the templates on Squarespace, with a 4k video of Costa Rica video linked in one of the sections towards the bottom. How would I do this to that video as an example?

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On 8/17/2020 at 1:09 AM, Fuzzz said:

is there a way to play the [background] video upon scrolling to it when it enters the viewport?

@katielynn It is possible to code this using JavaScript but as it isn't straightforward you may want to take a look at this paid plugin called Background Videos Utils.

It can pause/play Youtube and/or Vimeo background videos as they come into the viewport.

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