How to add youtube video to PrestaShop homepage

Today I want to show you how to add youtube video to your PrestaShop homepage. You can do it for free with our module HTML Block  which is also free. What is html block module? This addon allows you to add to your shop code like html, javascript, css. With free plugin you can create own blocks with any code you want - in this case - also code for including youtube videos. Okay, so, you should download this addon and install it in your store, if you don't how to do that, read tutorial about: how to install prestashop module.


Step 1 - select youtube video which you want to add

Open the video page on YouTube whch you want to insert to your prestashop homepage. I want to add my own video uploaded for one of our modules: homefeatured module video on youtube. Under the video you've got information about it, it looks like:


Youtube video in prestashop


As you can see you've got there three tabs: About, Share, Add to. We are interested in Share tab, where you can get own code with youtube movie. Turn "Share" tab on, you will se something like:


prestashop youtube movie embed


Now you've got additional tabs: Share this video, Embed, Email, Video call. Yoy have to open the second one: Embed. Open it and you will see the video code - exactly as i show below:


youtube movie code prestashop


Copy code from the text area - just click there and press ctrl+c or right click / copy to clipboard. Now you can go to the prestashop html box module configuration page. All you have to do is:

  1. From the left box select "home" 
  2. to the right text area box paste your code with video


prestashop html box youtube video


After all click on "Save Settings" button. That's all! Now you can refresh your front end page. 



Final effect


youtube video prestashop home




author milos myszczuk
Article by Milosz Myszczuk PrestaShop expert, official PrestaShop community moderator. PHP developer, specialist in relative and spatial databases management, GIS Analyst, CEO & founder of VEKIA interactive agency. Read more about VEKIA company
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