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Site URL: https://www.stmarkbattlecreek.org/

Hello,

I can't see anywhere in the Bedford Family - Hayden Template that I can add a background autoplay video, so I:

  • added a video via CSS > manage custom files 
  • I then copied that address and added that to a code (see below) in a code section on our homepage

When I view the homepage in my editor screen, it DOES play. However, when I go to the browser and test it out, it DOES NOT play.

Here is the code I'm using:

<center>
  <video autoplay="autoplay" loop="true" width="100%">
    <source src="https://static1.squarespace.com/static/582b712fcd0f68b65a91b55c/t/630fb3b37ee6a078fd75904b/1661973440449/Homepage+Video+02.mp4https://static1.squarespace.com/static/582b712fcd0f68b65a91b55c/t/630fb3b37ee6a078fd75904b/1661973440449/Homepage+Video+02.mp4#block-ea65278c5c525184533b" type="video/mp4"/> 
  </video>
</center>

 

Any thoughts on how I can make this video autoplay as a background video on our website? Thanks!

 

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16 minutes ago, StMark said:

What's best-practice for a looping video on a website?

You can add a looping video to the top of a Bedford-family template using the Background Video feature. See Adding background videos.

If you require a looping video elsewhere on the page, you will need to use code instead. 

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