SW Tubular – YouTube video as site background

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SW Tubular – YouTube video as site background
  • Price: € 15.00
  1. 12 Months Personal Support

    12 Months
  2. Regular updates and bugfixes

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  3. Unlimited Domains usage


This Joomla! module allows you to run YouTube video as a background of your web site. It has few parameters that allow you to control on which pages to display the video.Setup: Install the module, go to Extensions->Module Manager, open it, enable it and enter the following minimum data:

- YouTube Video ID: This is for example here, the bold part of
- Enter the ID of the top container of your Joomla template (varies based on the template). Just view the source of your web site, and see the first div id (i.e. ) ja-wrapper


  • Mute video
  • Repeat video
  • Start from
  • Load jQuery

 NB: Youtube player is not loaded on mobile in order to save mobile data traffic. This is a restriction from Youtube API.

View demo


Update history:

v1.8.1 - 20.12.2012
[^] Bug fix for the repeat function

v1.8.0 - 3.11.2012
[+] Added Joomla! 3.0 support

04.10.2012 - Added "Repeat" option - you tube video can repeat after end
04.10.2012 - Added "Mute" option - you can mute the sound of the video
04.10.2012 - Added "Start at" option - can select from which second to start the video
12.06.2012 - Youtube video now plays within Iframe, instead of an Object tag.