Use PageFly HTML Video Element To display Video Contents

1. About HTML Video ElementClick to copy

1.1. What is HTML Video Element?Click to copy

The HTML Video Element is designed to make your page more attractive in order to increase the conversion rate. You can use this element to share a video on your website or blog.

1.2. Where I can find HTML Video elementClick to copy

The HTML video element can be found by clicking in the Add element icon on the left toolbar.

Step 1: Click on the Plus icon which is the Add element function

Step 2: Click on the HTML Video element in the dropdown menu

Step 3: Drag and drop the element you want into the page editor and then start using it.

HTML Video element

Note that you can search for this element by using the search function instead of finding it in the sidebar.

To add HTML video in your page, you can check this video tutorial:

2. HTML Video Element ConfigurationClick to copy

This element comes with plenty of different parameters allowing you to fine-tune content appearance reaching the best possible conversion rate.

HTML Video element

The parameters in the General and Styling tabs are specific for this element.

2.1. General configurationClick to copy

2.1.1. HTML Video sourceClick to copy

You can upload a video or embed a URL by clicking in the Reselect button.

The file size must be less than 10MB. Only supported video formats: MP4, and Mov.

HTML Video element

If you want to remove the video file or URL from the element, just need to click on the Clear button here and you can select another video for this element.

HTML Video element

2.1.2. Video SizeClick to copy

You can adjust the size of your video with two options:

  • Full Width: The video will show with its original width

HTML Video element

  • Custom Size: You can select a width for the video in the Video Width parameter.HTML Video element

2.1.3. Show ControlsClick to copy

You can choose to show the video player control or hide it by selecting or deselecting this option.

HTML Video element

2.1.4. Enable LoopClick to copy

When this parameter has been turned on, the video will play constantly non-stop in a loop. You can check this function on Liveview.

HTML Video element

2.1.5. Enable AutoplayClick to copy

You can turn on/off the autoplay feature by selecting or deselecting this parameter.

Please keep in mind that the autoplay function might not work in case:

  • If the user configured his browser to prevent that action or parameter “Mute Video” from being turned off.
  • If the users use the iPhone with Low Power Mode and access your website by Safari browser, the Enable Autoplay feature will not be activated.

HTML Video element

2.1.6. Mute VideoClick to copy

Select turn off the video’s sound and deselect to turn on the sound.

HTML Video element

2.1.7. Cover Image SourceClick to copy

You can set an image as the video thumbnail cover.

HTML Video element

2.2. Styling configurationClick to copy

You can check more information about the Element Style Settings

3. Key TakeawaysClick to copy

It’s super easy to upload a video on your page by using HTML Video, however, if you already have a video on Youtube channel, here’s how to add video via Youtube Element.

4. Frequently Asked QuestionsClick to copy

4.1. OverviewClick to copy

Maximum Video File Size? 10 mb
Video Supported Format? MP4 and Mov

4.2. What is HTML Video?Click to copy

The HTML Video Element is designed to make your page more attractive, to increase the conversion rate. You can use this element to share a video on your website or blog. (Check out What is HTML Video in General?)

4.3. Difference between HTML Video Element and Youtube Element?Click to copy

You can use this Video Element to upload and use videos on your website without a YouTube account. However, there are file size restrictions to ensure that the videos play smoothly and that your website loads quickly.

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