Thursday, January 28Digital Marketing Journals

Tag: Wistia

Wistia media pages and some videos inaccessible
Social Marketing Strategies, social media, social media marketing

Wistia media pages and some videos inaccessible

Mar 27, 14:48 EDTResolved - This incident has been resolved.Mar 27, 14:22 EDTMonitoring - A fix for this issue is now live and we're monitoring the results. Media pages and videos should be accessible again.Mar 27, 14:17 EDTUpdate - We've identified an issue causing media pages in the Wistia application to be inaccessible. Playback of videos that are not cached in CDNs is also affected.A fix is currently being deployed.Mar 27, 14:14 EDTUpdate - We are continuing to investigate this issue.Mar 27, 14:14 EDTInvestigating - We are currently investigating this issue.
Wistia Status – New Accessible Player enabled
Social Marketing Strategies, social media, social media marketing

Wistia Status – New Accessible Player enabled

Today we have enabled the New Accessible Player for all accounts.Prior to today, these updates had to be enabled via Account Beta flags in your Account Settings. Now, it’s automatically available to everyone!Here’s a rundown of the updates which you can read more about here.Updating our player’s appearanceFirst, we increased the opacity of the control buttons and eliminated the transparency of the progress bar. These changes might seem subtle, but they will make a big difference in the experience for those with limited or low vision. Plus, our new default player is designed to work well with screen readers and other assistive tools right out of the gate.Making accessibility part of your brandAnother change we made was increasing the player’s color contrast. Doing so makes...