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Videos not only increase engagement but also provide a lot of value to the content. It is a key factor for Search Engine rankings. The Video Player widget comes with powerful options to showcase your Youtube, Vimeo and Self-hosted videos in style.

Pro tip
Why not add your own or Youtube videos to your content using this widget. Showcase any video on your website with ease. Make sure to add the correct ID while adding a Youtube or Vimeo video.

How to use the Video Player Widget of The Plus Addons For Elementor

The Video Player widget is very easy to use. Let’s understand how to use this widget in the tutorial below. 

Table Of Contents

General Steps

Search for the Video Player Widget from the Elementor screen in the left and then drag and drop it into the content building area.

After dropping the element, you will see three tabs i.e. Content, Style, and Advanced related to this widget. First, click on the Content tab.

1. Content



Specify the source of the videos you want to be displayed. The three options are Youtube, Vimeo, and Self Hosted.  

Mp4 Video Link/Youtube ID/Vimeo ID

Add the link for the self-hosted video or enter IDs for Youtube and Vimeo videos.

Video Options


Slide right to enable Auto-play. 


Slide right to the mute video.


Slide right to play the video on a loop. 


Slide right to show video controls. I.e. play, pause

Video Info

Slide right to show video information.

Video Touch Disable

Slide right to enable Video Touch Disable.

Modest Branding

Slide right to enable Modest Branding. 

Suggested Video

Slide right to show suggested Videos.

Privacy Mode

When you turn on privacy mode, YouTube won’t store information about visitors on your website unless they play the video.

Only Icon/ Full Banner

You can either choose to showcase either a banner or an icon. 

Choose Image

Choose the Image for the Icon. 

Image Size

Specify the Image Size here. 

Icon Align

Set the Icon Alignment here.

2. Style

The Style tab is used for customizing the appearance of all the Video Player widget components. Let’s understand each of these customization options.

Video Styling

Set the Video Style, Border Type, Border Radius, Box Shadow, and Transform effect for the video here.

Icon Setting

Set Animation Style, Animation Duration, and Size of the Icon here. 

On Scroll View Animation

On Scroll View Animation Options are used to set beautiful animations to your sections. They are a common option for almost all the widgets. So, we have written a detailed tutorial explaining how to use these options.

View On Scroll View Animation Tutorial

3. Advanced

Advanced Tab Options are common across all the widgets. So, we have written a detailed tutorial explaining how to use these options

View The Advanced Tab Tutorial

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