Wistia Updates

Updates to Google Key Moments SEO Metadata

by Megan Salisbury
This summer Google introduced a new way to enable key moments on videos. Instead of having to define each Key Moment manually, Google can index the video for Key Moments automatically via a query param that links directly to a timestamp in
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Updates to Legacy Channels

by Josh Johnson
We've been busy creating a better Channel experience for you! This includes some usability enhancements and exciting new channel features - like an improved editor, headerless Channels, and Channel list views. Plus, we have even more
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Bulk Actions in Channels

by Josh Johnson
You can now act on a bunch of items at the same time. This will make it easier to publish, unpublish and delete a group of items. Right now, it’s initially only available on Channels but will eventually also be available for actions on
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New Viewer Roles in Channels

by Josh Johnson
Users who can already manage users and permissions can now add users in a new Viewer role in your Channels.  This allows the invited user to log on and view your content. This is useful when you want to share channel content and get
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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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Improvement

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
Improvement

Channel Embeds now support a Headerless State

by Meg Salisbury
You asked, we listened! Many of our customers love Channels, but want to be able to embed just the “Body” content of the Channel - the videos and podcast episodes - rather than everything and a Header. You can now toggle the Header on or
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New Channel Layout Option!

by Meg Salisbury
We’ve released a long-awaited layout option for Channels this week - List View! We received a lot of feedback after the launch of our podcasting features that our customers were looking for a layout that de-emphasized thumbnails, displayed
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Search for a Podcast to Import

by Josh Johnson
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Don’t have your RSS feed handy? No problem! We’ve made it easier than ever to import your podcast into Wistia. Simply type in the title of your podcast, click it in the list, and we’ll bring all your media files and podcast metadata into
Search for a Podcast to Import