Wistia Updates

Ability to show a popover without it autoplaying

by Molly, Product @ Wistia
Using Embed Options, you can now set a popover to not autoplay once it's opened. The viewer will need to click play themselves. The embed option is: The default behavior for popovers is that once clicked, they autoplay as soon as they...
Improvement
Player & Embedding

Ability to remove 'Click to play' on a looping video thumbnail

by Molly, Product @ Wistia
Using Embed Options, you can now remove the 'Click to play' option on the player when adding a looping video thumbnail by setting it to If you're unfamiliar with using Embed Options, you can learn more here, as well as read up on our...
Improvement
Player & Embedding

Bug fix: Popover video behavior on mobile

by Molly, Product @ Wistia
Bug: When watching a popover in full-screen, then exiting full-screen mode, the video would be either too small or too big for the page. This issue is now fixed. πŸŽ‰
Fix
Player & Embedding

A/B Testing in Wistia

by Carlon McPherson, Product Manager
New
Advanced Plan
You can now run A/B Tests in Wistia! This feature is only available for accounts on Wistia's Advanced Plan. A/B Testing in Wistia will allow you to test any two videos in your account. Test video customizations like calls-to-action...
A/B Testing in Wistia

On hover Turnstile

by Molly Wolfberg
New
Coming right in behind our classic Turnstile is a new, more flexible lead capture experience β€” a Turnstile that will appear on hover with the player controls without interrupting the video. Anytime controls are visible (when a viewer...
On hover Turnstile

Eventbrite Call-to-Action

by Molly Wolfberg
New
We have seen video work really well when promoting events, and we know that events are a great lead generation tool for marketers. You can set an annotation link or full-screen takeover with the registration page for your event, without...
Eventbrite Call-to-Action

Custom Turnstile Buttons

by Molly Wolfberg
Improvement
You can now customize the button that someone clicks to submit their turnstile.
Custom Turnstile Buttons

Welcome!

by Molly Wolfberg
Announcement
Houston, we have a product change log. πŸš€ This is where you can find real-time updates to the Wistia product. There is no change too small for us to feature here. Check back here to be notified about: Bugs & usability fixes New feature...
Welcome!