Configure product video

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In Magento 2 on product pages you can add video from external resources (currently, from YouTube and Vimeo). Video is added in Admin when creating or editing a product. Certain product video options can be set in the config.xml configuration file. These settings are not theme-specific.

Configure product video options

You can set the following product video options:

Option Description Type Default
play_if_base Play automatically on page load. Boolean 0
(video is not played on page load)
show_related Display related videos. Boolean 0
(related videos are not displayed)
video_auto_restart Auto re-play video. Boolean 0
(video is not automatically replayed)

The options are set in the config.xml of your custom module.


<config xmlns:xsi="" xsi:noNamespaceSchemaLocation="urn:magento:module:Magento_Store:etc/config.xsd">

For the sake of compatibility, upgradability and easy maintenance, do not edit the default Magento code. Instead add your customizations in a separate module.