Adding a Background Image or Video
This video will be a quick how-to for adding background videos to your pages on Readz. Adding a background video can give your page that extra dynamic component, and will really bring your page to life.

Let’s see how it works with Readz. Here we are on a sample page. Let’s add a background video. First I’ll go over to my Page Background menu. As we can see, right now I just have applied a background color. It’s a good practice to remove a background image or color before adding a video, so the page doesn’t try to load two backgrounds at once. So I’ll click restore and reset, and there’s no image set. And I can come to background video and click “Set Video.” Here you can see I already have a some videos chosen. I got this one from youtube, where there are a few Free domain ones you can use. If you’d like to use your own content, you may upload that to youtube as well. So I’ll start by copying the URL of my desired background video, go back to readz, put it into the Video ID, and click Apply.   Now you can see in the workstation, it doesn’t look like the video is working. We’ll have to see in preview to know that it actually worked. So I’ll click Save Changes, and I can go to Preview.  And there we are, a much more inviting and dynamic page for our user. Adding background videos with Readz is as easy as that.
In the Page Background panel you can apply a background color, image or video to your page.

Background images and videos will not scroll with your content.

With background images, you can tweak image scaling and position settings to make sure your image is set just right. To add a background video, click "Set video" and paste the YouTube or Vimeo URL or ID into the media window.

Check your YouTube or Vimeo settings to make sure the video is set to public, as you won't be able to use private videos.

If you set a YouTube background video, it will only be displayed on desktop. You will need to set a different background image or color for mobile.

If you set a Vimeo background video, it will be displayed on all devices.
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