Wistia Updates

Resumable Video & Viewer Preferences

by Meg Salisbury
Today, we released a set of new features that improve the viewer's experience with your video content: Resumable Video and Viewer Preferences. Resumable Video Resumable Video allows viewers to pick up where they left off in your video...
New
Player & Embedding

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 πŸš€. 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

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

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. πŸŽ‰
Fix
Player & Embedding