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Using Wistia and Steps in Locating the Video ID
Using Wistia and Steps in Locating the Video ID
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Written by Benjamin Dell
Updated over a week ago

You're familiar with Wistia and it's your video-hosting platform of choice for your business. So it's natural that you want to upload a Wistia video to your event as Pre-Recorded content. You've come to the right place!

1. Access your Wistia Video: Grab the Wistia URL from your browser (something like

2. Identify your VIDEO ID: Your video ID is the unique string of characters that comes after "medias." In our example, it appears as "9ya5adzoen."

3. Uploading your Pre-Recorded Talk: Here's a helpful article to help you with the step-by-step guide.

4. Preview Your Video: You can always review your video by visiting the Preview Page. For a detailed guide on how to do this, please refer to our step-by-step article.

When attendees join your talk, the video will start playing from a specific point, calculated based on the actual elapsed time since the talk's scheduled start. You can learn more here.

Note on Restrictions:
Currently, using embed code is not an available option when using Wistia for pre-recorded talks.

For a video tutorial on locating your Wistia ID, please check the link here:

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