A Video with Text Overlay displays a muted, autoplaying video on a loop - immediately catching your customer's eye, and leaving your storefront looking polished and professional.
Within your Shopify admin, go to Sales Channels > Online Store > Themes.
Click your theme, and select Customize.
On the left-hand menu, select Add section.
Scroll down to select Video with Text Overlay.
To add your chosen video to this section, add the URL for your video source here.
To obtain a URL for a .mp4 file:
Within your Shopify admin, go to Settings > Files.
Select Upload files, and upload the view of your choice.
Copy the URL next to your uploaded video file.
Use the Section height drop-down menu to change your video to one of the following size options:
Use the Mobile section height drop-down menu to change your video to one of the following size options for mobile users:
Fit to screen width
While neither are required fields, you can choose to add a Heading and a Subheading to your video by typing them into the entry fields under Settings.
A new Heading will also rename this section entirely.
Use the Text entry field to accompany your video with a description, with the option to use bold, italic, or linked text.
Use the Text position drop-down menu to change where your text overlay sits on your video.
To change the color of your text overlay, simply select the Text color box and use the color selector.
Select Text shadow if you wish your text to be highlighted with a soft outline.
To control how large the heading and subheadings are across your video, use the Heading size slider and Subheading size slider to make this larger or smaller.
You can add a button which can take you to another page, which sits underneath your text overlay - simply add a Button link and type in your Button label.
To link this button to another page, click the Link entry field and select a page from the menu - alternatively, you can paste a URL.
To make your button visible underneath your text, use the Button label entry field to write something that will incentivize your customers to click.