How to add an MP4 video to your Shopify Slideshow

This article will show you how to add a video to your Slideshow on the homepage.


A video can help to tell your brand story and introduce your products in a more engaging way than text or images. This can help to build trust and credibility with potential customers, and make them more likely to buy from you.

In this article:

  1. Slideshow Section Video Slide
  2. Steps for adding a video slide

Slideshow Section Video Slide

You can't add a YouTube or Vimeo video to the slideshow section directly. To use a video in the slideshow, you need to upload it to your Shopify files first.

Step 1. Add a Video Slide block to your Slideshow section.

Under the Slideshow section, click Add block > Video slide.

Add Video Slide

Step 2. Upload your MP4 file to your Shopify Files.

Go to Content > Files. Click Upload files and choose the video you want to upload.

Upload Files

Step 3. Copy the MP4 file link.

Video File Link

Step 4. Paste the link in a Video URL in Video slide.

Video Slide Upload Link


Ta-da! You've now learned how to add a video to your homepage.