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If you use a background video it will autoplay and loop.

You can do this for a video block by uploading the video to the website (rather than hosting on YouTube or Vimeo) and then selecting these options in the video block settings. Have a read of this:

Customize video settings

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10 hours ago, Immortal_Explorer said:

What do you mean by a background video please?

In the section settings you have the option for a background image or video.

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26 minutes ago, Immortal_Explorer said:

video window any larger

What video window are you referring to?

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That's odd, it looks like it's not a video.

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weird.

 

I've read different things on the forum, some people have led me to belive I have to add an 'embed' block in order to add a video. However then I end up with the embed block text in the background. Should I be able to just add a video block and drop one in? I'm talking about one from my hard drive,  not a youtube link? 

 

Thanks

 

Alex

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1 minute ago, Immortal_Explorer said:

Should I be able to just add a video block and drop one in? I'm talking about one from my hard drive,  not a youtube link? 

Yes, you can do that (size limited)

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