Website Video Preview

This module initially only shows a preview of videos instead of directly loading the iframe.

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Website Video Preview

Beta License: AGPL-3 OCA/website Translate me on Weblate Try me on Runbot

Normally when you add a video on your page it will load the entire video player. This will make your page load more data even when the visitor doesn't watch the video. When visitors are using their mobile data plan it will unnecessary drain it. This module prevents this issue by loading a preview image first.

The iframe of the player is loaded only when the user clicks on the preview image.

Currently only YouTube videos are supported.

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To use this module, you need to:

  1. Go in editing mode on the website
  2. Go to the location where you want to insert a video
  3. Insert the video
  4. Save the page

Known issues / Roadmap

  • Support more video services (not only YouTube)

Bug Tracker

Bugs are tracked on GitHub Issues. In case of trouble, please check there if your issue has already been reported. If you spotted it first, help us smashing it by providing a detailed and welcomed feedback.

Do not contact contributors directly about support or help with technical issues.



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This module is maintained by the OCA.

Odoo Community Association

OCA, or the Odoo Community Association, is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to support the collaborative development of Odoo features and promote its widespread use.

This module is part of the OCA/website project on GitHub.

You are welcome to contribute. To learn how please visit

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