PRODUCT - Adding a video in the product page

There are two ways to add a video in a product page.

In product's description

The first way is to add it as part of the product's description. In order to embed a video that is responsive, pleaser refer to the official Shopify documentation.

In image slideshow

The second way is to add it directly in the product's slideshow.

To add in video in the product showcase, follow those steps (at the moment, this only works for YouTube and Vimeo videos):

  1. Open the product in your Shopify administration.
  2. Upload a new image. This image will also be used as a thumbnail for the video.
  3. Once uploaded, click on the "ALT" button of the image, as shown below :

The ALT text you need to enter depends on the provider you want to use. Please follow the following instructions, based on the provider.

For Vimeo

Open the video of your choice in Vimeo, and click in the small plane icon (if you don't find the icon, this means that the video's author has disabled sharing, and you won't be able to add this video):

The link that you need to copy and set as the ALT text is outlined below in red:

For YouTube

Open the video, and click on the "Share" buttons below the video, then "Embed" tab. The link that you need to copy and set as the ALT text is outlined below in red: