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Creating Full Screen Video Backgrounds in Articulate Storyline

Updated: Jun 18, 2021

In my last tutorial, I showed you how you can use Cloudinary to transform and edit the image, whilst also creating a transparent background. In this tutorial, we'll change focus by creating a full screen video background to our Articulate Storyline projects by using Cloudinary and

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Resources, tools and codes you'll need:

Resources and Tools:

  • You can grab your own beautiful free stock video footage over at Coverr.

  • Sign up and create your own Cloudinary account to host your own images and video.

  • Download and start coding with, a free open source code editor with live preview options.


Don't forget to update the codes with your video URL and the name of the video file.

  • Here's the CSS code you'll need:

{ background: url('VIDEO_NAME_HERE.mp4') no-repeat;
 background-size: 100% 100%;
 overflow: hidden;
 video#bgvid {
 position: fixed;
 top: 50%;
 left: 50%