Wistia Updates

Use your own font in Channels

by Molly, Product @ Wistia
New
Advanced Plan
When you embed a Channel on your site, it can now take on the font you use across the rest of your pages! Use our developer documentation to set the font of your channel to one that is hosted on your site. P.S. It's now easier to see...
Use your own font in Channels

Light Mode in Channels

by Molly, Product @ Wistia
New
Advanced Plan
You can now flip the switch on your Channel between light and dark! 💡 Light Mode Dark Mode You can turn this in Edit > Color > Background when you're viewing a project as a Channel.
Light Mode in Channels

Publish to Social: Now with LinkedIn & Stats

by Carlon McPherson, Product Manager
We've added the ability to publish videos from Wistia to LinkedIn! In addition, you can now also see stats for videos you've published to your social networks right within Wistia. LinkedIn For LinkedIn, you can connect this social...
New

Email Collecting in Channels

by Molly, Product @ Wistia
New
Advanced Plan
We're excited to add the option to collect emails using Turnstiles in your Channels. You have a few options: Off (Default) - This option will make sure no email collection forms show up on the videos in your channel, regardless of what...
Email Collecting in Channels

Introducing: Wistia Channels

by Molly, Product @ Wistia
New
Advanced Plan
With Wistia Channels, you can easily turn a collection of videos into a show-stopping experience. Read more here: https://wistia.com/learn/product-updates/introducing-wistia-channels.
Introducing: Wistia Channels

Automatically order captions for videos uploaded to Wistia

by Carlon McPherson, Product Manager
We have added a new account setting that will make it even easier for you to caption your videos. Account Owners can select which type of captions they'd like to order (professional or automated) as well as if they'd like to review or...
New

Player Animation & Behavior Improvements

by Molly, Product @ Wistia
We have two small but delightful updates to the Wistia player live now: A more refined and smooth play / pause animation Standard embeds now behave much better with CSS transforms and zoom
Improvement
Player & Embedding

Video Startup Time & Exits Before Play added to Status Page

by Molly, Product @ Wistia
We have added two metrics to the Wistia status page (https://status.wistia.com/): Video Startup Time: Measures from when the player has been instructed to play the video to when the first frame of video is showing and the playhead is...
New

Google Sign On & Up

by Molly, Product @ Wistia
You can sign in (and sign up!) for Wistia using Google now. We finally made it to the future.
New