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    Video URL form element

    Use the Video URL form element to add a Video URL field with video preview field to your Component form. For more information, see Create an editable component.

    When you specify a Vimeo or YouTube URL, the control settings for them will be ignored in favour of their native controls. This is because they still depend on embedded iframes and can result in double controls being displayed. 

    Exceptions to this are if you're using a business/pro vimeo account - native controls can be disabled and HTML5-compliant custom embed URLs can be used so that element control settings can be used or a YouTube URL with controls disabled - this setting will be respected, if present in the URL (controls=0).

    Locating the Video URL form element

    To find the Video URL form element:

    1. Navigate to a component
    2. Click the + button on the Component form builder
    3. Within the Fields tab, look for the Video URL form element.

    The Video URL form element includes the following fields:

    Title field

    • Provide a name for the form element. Important: This will be displayed in your component form.

    Field settings

    • Placeholder - Sets the placeholder text for the URL field.


    • Default value - Set a default Video to be used
    • Preview - Shows a preview of the default Video URL.


    • Required - When toggled on, the URL field becomes a required field when using the Component
    • Error message (optional) - The validation error message displayed if the editor doesn't provide a value.
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