You can set to automatically play a video when a customer visits a page in your site by adding a straightforward parameter to your YouTube URL. This is ideally posted in the Product Page or the About Us page.


Take watchful thought when opting to auto-play the videos in your site. Depending on the situation, auto-playing a video can annoy your guest, which can end up in losing potential sales. Remember your guests might shop discretely—they might be in a calm bistro, a library, or on meal break at work.


Applies to Version(s): 3.9.0 Series

Complexity Level: Easy

Estimated time for Completion: 5 minutes 


How to Autoplay YouTube Video

  1. Go to the Youtube video you wish to embed.
  2. Click Share. 
  3. Click Embed. 
  4. Copy the HTML code. 
  5. If you want to put the video on the About Us page, go to the Content section and click the the Source Code button. 


open-source-code


    6. Paste the HTML code that you copied from YouTube and then add this ?rel=0&autoplay=1 in the code.


paste HTML code



    7. Click Ok and then Save. To see your changes, click View on Storefront


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