Can I change the transparency on my background video?

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You can adjust the transparency of your background video within your form's Theme window.

  1. Navigate to Theme (droplet icon in the top-right of the form editor), and select UI Elements → Background.

  2. Below the box labeled "Background Video", locate the field "Overlay Color" under the section titled "Overlay".

  3. Click on the box provided and a color picker window will appear.

  4. Near the bottom of the color picker, you'll see a rainbow bar and a checkered bar - the checkered bar is the one that controls the transparency of your video.

    You can adjust the background transparency by dragging the slider bar left and right, or by entering the value manually (a number between 0-255) in the field labeled "A" just below the transparency slider.

A screenshot of the color picker menu for the background video settings on a form.

Video Overlay Blur

You can also add overlay blur to the video in the same theme section. Play around to achieve the desired look of your form's background!

This option is also located in the "Overlay" section of "Background".


  • The section "Overlay" won't appear in Theme unless you have either a Background Video or Background Image uploaded.