The external_video object

The external_video object can be accessed from the product object's media attribute. It contains information about a Vimeo or YouTube video associated with a product.

This page describes the different attributes of the external_video object.

external_video.alt

Returns the alt tag of the video set on the product details page of the Shopify admin.

external_video.aspect_ratio

Returns the aspect ratio of the external video.

external_video.external_id

Returns the ID of the external video.

external_video.host

Returns the name of the video host (youtube or vimeo).

external_video.id

Returns the media_id of the external video.

external_video.media_type

Returns the type of the object (external_video). This can be used to filter the product object's media array.

external_video.position

Returns the position of the external_video in the product object's media array.