Wistia Updates

New Log In Page

by Josh Johnson
Our new log in page has more room to learn about what's new at Wistia.
New
Improvement

Video color improvements

by Kristin Bagnoli
We recently released an update that improves the handling of video color during our encoding process. That means the colors of the Wistia derivatives are more accurate to your original version. Any videos uploaded after December 16...
New
Improvement

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

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

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

A few fixes to popover behavior

by Molly, Product @ Wistia
We have a handful of tweaks to the behavior & tracking of popover embeds coming in hot 🚀. The following bug fixes are now live: Turnstiles at the beginning of the video will no longer trigger "play" events if the popover is opened...
Improvement
Fix
Player & Embedding

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