There are other forum discussions on using external video links for video backgrounds, but I’d like to ask some general questions before I start down that path. I’d like to create one for each collection page I have and several for my homepage (40+ videos). Does anyone have experience with the above method that can tell me if this is a reasonable tactic?
Here are a few specific questions:
- Does it work reliably (play, loop, ect…)?
- Because the video is hosted externally, will a page with 1-3 background video elements load quickly enough to be useful?
- Is Vimeo the best platform for this? Or are there other more efficient methods?
- Can I link the custom code for Vimeo embed (or another method) to a field in the CMS?
Thanks for your help!