Wistia Updates

Position and Themes for Annotations

by Meg Salisbury
You can now manage the position (left, right) and theme (light, dark) of your video annotations directly in Customize! Previously, these options were available by modifying the annotation plugin. We hope you take advantage of these
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Playlists, Password Protect, and Channel Popover Embed Updates

by Meg Salisbury
We have a few updates today! Playlists As of early 2019 we deprecated our Playlist functionality - existing playlists would continue to work, but no new playlists could be created. We are discontinuing engineering support as well - no
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Updated Channel Editor User Experience

by Meg Salisbury
Today we released an updated user experience for the Channel Editor! After combing through user feedback and thinking about the information architecture of this area of our product, we landed on some design and organization updates that we
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Improvements to Customize Save & Navigation Experience

by Meg Salisbury
Today we released a significant improvement to Customize for Audio and Video medias in Wistia. What you experienced before is the Save and Navigation flow within Customize that we have had for a few years - a side nav that enabled you...
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Updates to Save and Discard in the Customize panel

by Meg Salisbury
Today we released an update that moves Save & Discard to the top of the Customize side panel. Previously, you had to scroll to find these options, which may have resulted in lost changes. Additionally, we anchored the Accessibility...
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Channel Custom Font Application Updates

by Meg Salisbury
Today we're releasing an update to how Custom Fonts in Channels are applied - making them more consistent across your Channels for maximum brand impact while also using our core font where needed to support Accessibility and responsive...
Player & Embedding
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New Video Customize and Channel Editor Options

by Meg Salisbury
We've rolled out three new updates to Wistia - an option to manage transcripts for your videos, control their appearance in Channel embeds, and an update to our default alignment behavior in Channel embeds. Video Transcripts When we...
Player & Embedding
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Updates to Channels

by Meg Salisbury
Today we deployed a few changes to our Channels. Changed "Start watching" to "Play" This adjustment reduces button size and addresses feedback we've received about the button copy. Note that if you have a trailer on your Channel, you...
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Resumable Video Updates

by Meg Salisbury
Following up on our Resumable Video and Viewer Preferences features here we have released additional updates. Videos no longer Resume if your viewers are returning to your content and would be resuming the video within the first 10...
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