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Finding the right Video URL to use in Aries

1. Youtube background id in Slideshow

To add a video to Slideshow on homepage, you need to add youtube video id.
It's easy to find youtube video ID:
  • Go to the webpage of the video you want to add.  The ID is in your youtube url

  • At the end of the URL, you should see a combination of numbers and letters after an equal sign (=). Copy the code after the equal sign (=) and it's the youtube ID

  • Paste this code to "Youtube background video id" field in Slideshow



To add video to the Video section on homepage, you need to find the Embed code of your video.

To find the embed code on YouTube

  • Go to the youtube webpage of the video you want to add. 
  • Click the "Share" link below the video


  • In the "Share a link" popup, click Embed

  • The embed code will show up in the textbox on the right. Copy all the code inside this textbox  (it should start with <iframe ...).

  • Paste this code to the "Youtube or Vimeo embed code" in the Video section in your theme.


To find the embed code on Vimeo 

  • Go to the youtube webpage of the video you want to add. 
  • Click the "Share" button on the top right corner of the video


  • In the popup that opens, the Embed code is inside a textbox named "Embed".  Copy all the code inside this textbox  (it should start with <iframe ...).

  • Paste this code to the "Youtube or Vimeo embed code" in the Video section in your theme.


To add a video to a specific product page, please follow this article: Add custom content to product page by using metadata.
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