Video Widget

The Video Widget makes it easy to add videos to your site. The widget allows you to either use self-hosted videos with a cover image and control themes or use oEmbed to add videos from sites such as YouTube, Vimeo etc..


Admin Label : The name you add here will appear in the page builder under the widget name. This helps with easy identification of the contents of the widget.


Video Type : You have 2 options to choose from. You can choose to upload a self-hosted video file or you can you can use WordPress Embeds to display videos.

We shall deal with the two options separately.


When selected, you have just one field to fill.

oEmbed Video URL  : Type/Paste the URL of the video you want to embed. You can get a list of WordPress compatible sites here.

Self Hosted

You have a few options to fill when selected.

Video File : Choose an video file from your Media Library or use an externally hosted file.

Cover Image : Use a cover image for the video. This appears before the video has been played. This is optional.

Controls Theme : You have two themes for the controls. Dark is a blackish theme and Light is whitish theme.

Controller Background Color : Choose a background color for the widget. Leave blank for transparent.

Controller Background Opacity : 0 is transparent & 100 is opaque.