Is there a specific file format that product videos should be in to be compatible with Virtuemart
Can I set Up Product Videos in Virtuemart?
Virtuemart is an open-source e-commerce solution that can be used for institutional and business websites. It offers a great range of features, but an often overlooked one is the ability to set up product videos. While this can be a big help for offering detailed visuals of your products, many people don’t know how to set up product videos. In this article, we’ll take a look at what it takes to set up product videos in Virtuemart.
Why Use Product Videos?
Product videos are a great way to provide customers with an interactive look at products. This can especially be beneficial for products that are difficult to visualize or explain in words. Customers can see how each feature works in a way that evokes their visual senses more than any written description could.
Setting Up Product Videos
Setting up product videos in Virtuemart is as simple as adding an HTML tag to your product page. To do this, you’ll need to log into your Virtuemart account and then browse to the product page you want to add a video to. Then simply add the HTML tag to the product page.
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How to Include Product Videos in Virtuemart
If you want to include product videos in Virtuemart, you’ll need to first create the videos. You can either create the videos yourself or hire a professional video production company for this task. After the video is created, you can upload it to a popular video hosting site such as YouTube or Vimeo.
Once the video is uploaded, you will need to copy the embed code from the video hosting site and paste it into the HTML tag. This will allow you to embed the video into the product page in Virtuemart. You can also customize the embed settings, such as the video size and autoplay feature.
Using Video Gallery Plugins
If you want to add multiple product videos to a product page in Virtuemart, it may be better to use a dedicated video gallery plugin. There are many plugins out there that offer this functionality, such as WP Video Gallery and Video Player Pro. These plugins allow you to create a gallery of videos and easily embed them into Virtuemart product pages.
Product videos can be a great way to engage customers and give them an interactive look at your products. Setting up product videos in Virtuemart is relatively easy, but may require the use of a video gallery plugin for multiple videos. But no matter how big or small your project is, Free Spirits (www.freespirits.gr and www.fspirits.com) can help with any Virtuemart project.