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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 use case of this tutorial, we'll show you how to create a video demo with the click of a button. Video that appears on click will look great on desktop and small screens. This is a great approach if you don't want to include video directly on your page but prefer to create interaction with visitors.


Before we dive into the tutorial, let's take a look at the end 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 for free Video PopUp . You can find this plugin by going to your WordPress website> Plugins> Add new> Search for 'Video PopUp'. Once you find 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 software version landing page

Add a new page and enable use the Visual Builder

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

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Download a software version layout from saved layouts

Go to "Your saved layouts" and download the landing page you uploaded.

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

As you can see, the page already has a play button that will help us achieve 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.

add text above the blurb.jpg module

Add an image to the content area

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

Add a media to blurb divi.jpg

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Add a copy to the content area

Continue by adding a copy just below the image.

duplicate blurb.jpg module

Text settings

To make the module match the layout, we will enable the central text orientation in the module text settings.

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

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Add a link to all content

Link your content spot to the pop-up by adding a link to the image and the copy. Make sure to replace the link URL with your own.

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<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 mod that looks exactly the same as the Blurb mod, we can remove the Blurb mod that existed before and that's it! You can apply this method to any type of layout you use, but it's really a great added value for the software version landing page.

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Latest Thoughts

As you can see, adding a pop-up window on Divi using the Video Popup plugin is quite simple. This will allow you to feature videos on your blog without automatically needing to embed it on the content.

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