Background Videos



Video files must be served from a video streaming CDN such as YouTube or Vimeo. Your repository on GitHub, GitLab or Bitbucket can not be used as a video CDN. However, Pro subscribers can do more.

Basic slide delimiter syntax allows markdown content to be split into a series of slides. Special video delimiter syntax allows overriding the basic delimiter semantics in order to display any MP4 or WebM as a background video on specific slides.

Background videos scale to fill the entire background of any slide on which they are defined. For some video content, using background rather than inline embedding can provide an optimal viewing experience.


Learn By Example

Your PITCHME.md file can display any MP4 or WebM video found at an external, absolute URL. For example, the following markdown syntax demonstrates how to display an MP4 video as a slide background:

---?video=http://clips.vorwaerts-gmbh.de/big_buck_bunny.mp4

Results in the rendering of the following slide:

VIDEO

Video files must be served from a video streaming CDN such as YouTube or Vimeo. Your repository on GitHub, GitLab, or Bitbucket can not be used as a video CDN. However, Pro subscribers can do more.