Editor X: Adding and Customizing Videos on Your Site

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Videos are a great way to engage your visitors and tell your brand's story. Editor X makes it easy to showcase your content, embed from social media and add stunning video-based design elements.
In this article, learn how to:

Adding a video

There's several types of videos you can add to your site:
  • Single videos: Upload your own video or embed one from a social network. 
  • VideoBox: Showcase your own videos, free Wix videos, or professional Shutterstock videos in beautifully designed video containers. 
  • Transparent video: Add or upload your own videos with transparent backgrounds. 

To add a new video:

  1. Click Add  on the top of Editor X.
  2. Click Media.
  3. Select a video type under Video (e.g., Single videos, VideoBox, etc.)
  4. Drag a video to the desired location on your site.
  5. (Optional) Click Change Video to upload your own, add a free Wix video or purchase a professional video.

Customizing a Single Video Player

Customize the Single Video Player's layout, design and behavior to your specific needs. You can choose whether your video starts playing automatically and / or in a loop, decide which controls to show and design them as well. 
Click below to learn how to customize your Single Video Player:

Customizing a VideoBox

When using VideoBoxes to display media, you get a lot of creative liberty to make them part of the design. Set the video to play exactly how it should, choose its focal point and design every detail - from the cover image to the Play button.
Click below to learn how to customize your VideoBox:

Stretching a video

Add any video and stretch it to fill a page section, container or grid cell. 

To stretch a video:

  1. Click the video on your page.
  2. Click the Stretch icon  on the top right of the video to fill the whole space.


Having issues with your video? Click a question below to learn more:

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