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How to create a contextual demo video on Divi

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How to create a contextual demo video on Divi

Once you have downloaded the new software version landing page from our members area, you can continue reading the following.

In the case of using this tutorial, we will show you how to create a video demo by clicking a button. The video that appears at click will look great on desktop screens and small. This is an excellent approach if you do not want to include a video directly on your page but prefer to interact with visitors.


Before diving into the tutorial, let's look at the final result in different screen sizes.


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Let's start!

Use the free Video PopUp plugin

Install and activate the plugin

The first thing to do is to download the Plugin free Video PopUp . You can find this plugin by going to your WordPress website> Plugins> Add new> Search for 'Video PopUp'. Once you have found this plugin, install it. Once you're done, make sure to activate the plugin.

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Plugin settings

Continue by going to the general settings of this plugin and activating the two options at the top.

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Add a new page using the landing page of the software version

Add a new page and enable use the Visual Builder

It's time to start putting things into practice! Add a new page, give a title to your page, and activate Visual Builder immediately.

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Download a software version layout from saved layouts

Go to "Your Saved Layouts" and download the landing page that you have posted.

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Add a text module under the Blurb module of the play button

As you can see, the page already contains a play button that will help us get the desired result. But for this to work, we need to recreate the design in the Blurb module using a text module. Add a new text module just below the Blurb module.

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Add an image to the content area

Once you have added the text module, continue and add the image of the play button to the content area of ​​your text module by clicking on " Add a media And selecting the play button on your media library.

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Add a copy to the content area

Continue adding a copy just below the image.

duplicate blurb.jpg module

Text settings

In order for the module to match the presentation, we will enable the orientation of the central text in the text parameters of the module.

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Default link text settings

And we will also modify the parameters of the link text accordingly:

  • Link Font: Cabin
  • Link font weight: bold
  • Link Text color: rgba (162,176,193,0.7)
  • Link text size: 17px
  • Height of the link line: 1.6em

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Hover over text settings

Change the color of the hover text.

  • Link text color: # a2b0c1

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Finally, also add a negative top margin to the text module.

  • Top Marign: -20vw

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Add a contextual reading to the contents of the text module

Switch to the text editor

To create the click pop-up window, we will need to add a custom link to the contents of the text module. Return to the content area of ​​the text module and select the Text Editor mode.

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Add a link to all content

Link your content area to the pop-up window by adding a link to the image and copy. Make sure to replace the URL of the link with yours.

<a class="vp-s vp-yt-type" href="" data-dwrap="1"></a>

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Remove the Blurb module from the play button

Now that we have created a text module that looks exactly like the Blurb module, we can remove the previous Blurb module and that's it! You can apply this method to any type of layout you use, but it's really great value for the software release landing page.

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Latest Thoughts

As you can see, adding a popup window on Divi using the Video Popup plugin is quite simple. This will allow you to present videos on your blog without automatically needing to integrate it on the content.

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