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Video Widget - Add a Video to Your Home Screen
Video Widget - Add a Video to Your Home Screen
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Written by Shiva
Updated over a week ago

It’s time to upgrade your mobile app appearance with Vajro’s brand-new Video widget!

Upload and display product and promotional videos on your app’s home page and enhance your patrons’ shopping experience.


Video widgets are available for our users from the Core plan onwards.

Enabling the feature

Getting the Video URL

Step 1: Go to your Shopify store and click on Content, and go to Files.

Step 2: Click on Upload files and choose your video file to upload.

Please note that videos should be less than 20 MB. The widget only supports MP4 and MOV formats.

Step 3: Click on the link button next to the video that you uploaded to copy the URL field from Shopify on the Video URL option in Vajro console.

Enabling the video widget

Step 1: Go to the Customize content section on your Vajro dashboard and click on Add Widget.

Step 2: Scroll down and select Video Banner.

Step 3: Click on the edit button.

Step 4: Paste the URL that was copied from the Shopify dashboard under Video Url and paste the URL that you'd like for the shoppers to go to if they click on the widget under Redirect URL.

Video widget controls

Duplicate: Clone the video widget to have multiple videos.

Hide: To quickly toggle & hide the video widget from the homepage.

Schedule: Schedule to video to start and end at the specified time. If not scheduled, the video will start from the time it was setup).

The video can be seen on the mobile app from the Widget Display Time even though you can set it way before. The widget’s Hide Time indicates the time and date the widget disappears from your app's homepage. If not scheduled, the countdown timer will start from the time it was set up.

Delete Layout: Delete the widget completely

Enjoy the benefits of an aesthetically pleasing homepage and improve your shoppers’ mobile shopping experience!

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