”I just love those video backgrounds and we need them on our new website.”
No, you don’t.
“They are so engaging and set a friendly mood.”
No, they don’t.
“It’s an amazing new feature and it helps conversion.”
No, it doesn’t. Besides that, the conversation is annoying me. Video backgrounds suck big time. Our good friend Karl Gilis of AGConsult said it perfectly: “Video backgrounds are the new sliders. They’re a distraction.” And just like sliders suck and should be banned from your website, so do video backgrounds.
Read the full article at Yoast.com.
(Needless to say, yours truly wholeheartedly agrees!)