Please note that the Video Hero component is only available to site platform administrators. If you need to use this component, please email submit a support request form

Video hero example

Video file

What is a Video Hero? 

The Video Hero component presents an immersive experience by featuring autoplaying videos upon page load. This visually captivating introduction immediately draws users into the website's narrative. To ensure accessibility, a  play/pause button is provided, enabling all users to interact with the content seamlessly.

How to add a Video hero

  1. Click the edit link at the top of the page 

    Example of selecting the edit button on a page
  2. Move your cursor where you want to place the component. (Add a section if needed). 
  3. Click the plus icon.

    Example of the plus icon with a red square around the icon
  4. Select Video hero from the menu.

    Choose a video hero component


  1. Click Add media.

    Content section for video hero
  2. Select the appropriate video or upload a new one.
    Note that the video requirements are as follows:
    1. videos dimensions must be: 1900 x 650
    2. Video format: mp4 only 
    3. Maximum file size: 256 MB 


  1. Toggle to the Styles tab. 

    Example of the Styles option selected
  2. Select the amount of additional space you would like above the component. 
  3. Select the amount of additional space you would like below the component. 
    Note: By default, there is no space below a component.

    Example of the top and bottom margin drop-down section with a red box around it


  1. Click Save.
  2. Scroll to the top of the page and click Save.

    An example of how to save both the component and the page. The save buttons for both are outlined in red to emphasize the action.
  3. Click the Done button beside the save button.
    Note: This will display the page in the closest representation of how site visitors will view it. All links and actions that are disabled in editing mode will be functional now.

    Example: of the Done button outlined