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New video background on mobile?


#1

Does webflow not support it or do you have to make the video smaller? If you place a video background on destop and tablet it works normal. Switching to lanscape or moible its just blank, is this normal? Do we have to redo the whole mobile version?


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Background Video won't play on mobile
My buttons are stretching vertically
#2

Hi!

Background videos are not available on mobile. Instead you should use an animated gif. One of the reasons is that background videos eat a lot of data and its unavailability is to prevent big data loss for something the user have not actively decided to get on with (like auto played video backgrounds).


#3

If you use Mac I found this yesterday.

http://www.gifrocket.com/

A little note though, I worked with a video on a few megabites that turned to 10 megabites in gif format, so have a close eye on that :grinning:. It´s good to have those mobile users in mind.


#4

Thanks guys! Good info to know.


#5

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