Autoplay Vimeo Video in Shopify with Embed

Autoplay a video without changing your Shopify Theme Code!

Need to add a Vimeo video to your Shopify store and make it autoplay without having to go into the code of your theme? Here’s a simple solution.

Go to Vimeo

Head to your Vimeo account and navigate to the video you want to add to your Shopify store. Make sure that the video is set to public and then click on the “Embed” button in the top right corner of the page. Click it and take note of the embed code.

autoplay vimeo video in shopify

You’ll be using this code in the Shopify Custom Liquid Block. But, before pasting the code into your Shopify store, you’ll need to make one small change.

Add autoplay & looping to the embed code!

Look for the “src” attribute within the embed code and add “&loop=1&autoplay=1” to the URL. This will enable autoplay and looping for your video.

Your modified code should look something like this: “src=”

Shopify Customize Theme

With your modified code in hand, head over to your Shopify admin page and click on “Online Store” and then “Customize”.

Scroll down and click on “Add Section”, select “Custom Liquid”, and paste in the modified embed code.

Customize your shopify theme

That’s it!

Your Vimeo video should now autoplay when someone visits your Shopify store. It’s a quick and easy way to add some motion and excitement to your site without having to dive into the code of your theme. Plus it helps conversion rate & sales! Good luck!