Wistia Updates

The IE 11 end-of-life Plan for Embeddables

by Meg Salisbury
Starting 1/1/22 we will no longer be supporting IE 11 for our audio player, video player, Channels, and other embeddables. This means that video and audio embeds viewed on IE 11 will continue to have uninterrupted playback. Certain Channel
Announcement
Player & Embedding

Wistia Chrome Extension Deprecation

by Meg Salisbury
We have recently deprecated our Wistia Chrome Extension in favor of alternative Wistia features that allow you to share and embed your videos easily across all your marketing channels and applications. If you use Chrome and currently...
Announcement

M3U8 Asset Retrieval Change

by Meg Salisbury
On February 24th, 2020, we'll be removing support for static HLS asset retrieval. What does that mean? Well, you won't notice any visible changes to playback or performance, but this will affect any hardcoded m3u8 assets you may have in...
Announcement

Updated privacy policy

by Josh Johnson
Wistia's privacy policy has been updated with information regarding recent CCPA changes.
Announcement

Goodbye, Wistia Labs ๐Ÿ‘‹

by Molly, Product @ Wistia
Over the years, Wistia Labs has been a testing ground for some of our more experimental player featuresโ€”with most of the tools being moved to a permanent home within Wistia. That means much of what was left on this page didn't have a ton...
Announcement

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 ๐Ÿš€. 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

Bug fix: Hiding controls on fullscreen

by Molly, Product @ Wistia
Bug: If you clicked the fullscreen button and didn't move the mouse at all afterward, the controls would never hide. If you were to refresh the page and click to play without moving the mouse, the controls might never hide. This is now...
Fix
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. ๐ŸŽ‰
Fix
Player & Embedding

Welcome!

by Molly Wolfberg
Announcement
Houston, we have a product change log. ๐Ÿš€ 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!