How to use video background instead of image in the slideshow?
If you want to create a more eye-catching slideshow on your website you can now use YouTube, Video or MP4 video in the slideshow instead of a static image.
Adding video into the slideshow
Go to your Joomla! back-end
DJ-MediaTools > Custom items
Paste the regular URL to YouTube, Vimeo or local/remote MP4 video into
Add a title and set the album
Note that the image is still required while it will be displayed during loading of the video. Also not all album layouts support background video feature, so the image will be used for them.
The video URL is parsed and the video preview is displayed under the field. The URL for video thumbnail is automatically fetched, however you can add a better quality image while video providers don't serve high-resolution video thumbnails. The thumbnail for MP4 video is just a video icon, so it's recommended to always set the image for local/remote MP4 videos.
The slideshow playbacks the video in a loop without the sound. The video covers all the available space for a slide, so if the slideshow proportion is not equal to the video proportion then the video is cropped.
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