Video with text overlay sections are a great way to build your brand, highlight special promotions and products with an immersive, wide-spanning video.
Add Video with text overlay to your home page
- In the theme editor (Customize), click [+] Add section
- Locate Video with text overlay
- Click the section, then Add
Select a width option
The section features two Layout options: Full width and Content width. Checking Full width will make your section full-bleed (i.e. your images and/or video will extend right to the edges of your screen).
Connect the video URL
Next, copy and paste the link to your video into the YouTube or Vimeo link box, and set a Placeholder image (this us the image that displays when the video is not playing. We recommend using an image that is 1400px by 700px here.
Customize the overlay
You can customize the Overlay style using the dropdown box below. The choices are Light, Dark, and Accent. These colors are pulled from the preset colors you've selected under Theme settings > Color.
Add and style the text
Use the Align text dropdown to align the text with the Center, Left, or Right.
Add a Heading and Subheading overlay to your video by completing the bottom two fields.