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Simple Video Background Block


This plugin adds a Gutenberg block container to your site so that you can add YouTube videos as a background to it. YouTube video backgrounds is a single block that nests other blocks.


  • Adding YouTube Video Background block in Gutenberg
  • Adding other blocks inside of YouTube Video Background
  • How is it looking in the actual page


This plugin provides 1 block.

  • Video Background Show a YouTube video as a background


  1. Upload the plugin files to the /wp-content/plugins/video-background directory, or install the plugin through the WordPress plugins screen directly.
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ screen in WordPress


Can I use other blocks inside of this?

Yes, YouTube Video Background is a single block that nests other blocks.


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Contributors & Developers

“Simple Video Background Block” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.


Change log


  • Release