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Gecko - Background video

Mie Tran

Written by Mie Tran

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This section allows you to create a section with a background video and a cover image, customers can watch the video autoplay in the background section. You also can add texts, and call-out buttons for them.

You can go to Theme sections > Add section > Background Video and configure it.

1. Content blocks

You are allowed to add Text, Button, HTML, Image(Child), Countdown timer, and Space HTML to this section. You can refer to this video to learn more about these blocks:

2. How to configure the Background video section?


  • Section height: This allows you to set the height for the section.

  • Use custom height: Turn on this option to use custom height for the background section on desktop, tablet, and mobile devices.

  • Cover image: This option allows you to upload an Image. It's the fallback when autoplaying video is not supported on mobile devices.



The Source video option allows you to choose to show the video from Youtube or Shopify-hosted.

If you use Youtube video, you can copy and paste the link video from Youtube to the video url.


If you use Shopify-hosted, you have to go to Shopify admin > Settings > Files > Upload video. Then, you can choose the video in Shopify-hosted.



  • You can also set the Content align and Content width for the content in the section.

  • Helps you configure the style of the content with options for Content vertical position, Content horizontal position both on Desktop, Tablet, and Mobile.

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  • Helps you configure the style of the content color & content background color with options for Overlay color, Overlay opacity, Background color, and Background color opacity.

  • You can also change the Content padding top/bottom (px) and content padding-left/right (px) for both Mobile and desktop.

  • Use border content: Turn on this option to use the border content. You can change the Border color, Background border, Border opacity, Border style, and Border Padding.


Please follow this guideline to config Layout, Background, Margin/Padding for the section.

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