Wistia Updates

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

Goodbye, Wistia Labs 👋

by Molly, Product @ Wistia
Over the years, Wistia Labs has been a testing ground for some of our more experimental player features—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 🚀. 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

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

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. 🚀 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!