Single Video Player: Adding and Setting Up the Single Video Player

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Display a video on your site using the Single Video Player. This sleek and easy-to-use player allows you to customize the playback options, video controls and player borders.
Upload your own video or embed a video from YouTube, Vimeo, Facebook, Dailymotion or Twitch.
Ensure you add the correct URL. Incorrect URLs, can prevent the video from being added. Privacy settings can also cause this error message to display. 

To add and set up the Single Video Player:

  1. Click Add on the left side of the Editor.
  2. Click Video & Music.
  3. Click a video from the Single Video Players section to add it to your page. 
  4. Click Change Video.
  5. Select the type of video you want to add:
    • Upload your own: Click the Your Computer icon and select the video. The limit for video uploads is 4GB.
    • Embed a video from a social network: Click the relevant social network icon and and enter the web address. 
  6. Click the toggles to enable or disable the options:
    • Autoplays: 
      • Enabled: Your video starts playing when the page loads.
        Note: Due to browser restrictions, videos play on mute when set to autoplay. However, your viewers can turn the sound on whenever they want.
      • Disabled: Your visitors need to click the Play icon to play the video.
    • Plays in loop: 
      • Enabled: Your video plays constantly on repeat.
      • Disabled: Your visitors have to press the Play icon to watch the video again.
  7. Enter a description in the What's in the video? field. Add a short description to push your page higher up in search results and boost your SEO.
Want to do more with your videos?
For more advanced features, like displaying several videos in a channel, or monetizing your videos, add Wix Video
iPhones have native video controls that cannot be removed or disabled. This means that even if a video control is disabled on your Wix site, it may still be enabled on an iPhone.

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