Author Archives: TitleTap

How do I embed a video into Mailchimp?

Follow the instructions here:

http://kb.mailchimp.com/campaigns/images-videos-files/add-video-to-a-campaign

Use the unique video ID at the end of any of your videos to create the Mailchimp embed video tag.

Video:
https://fwd4.wistia.com/medias/XXXXXXXX

Becomes this in Mailchimp:
*|SERVICE:[$vid= XXXXXXXX]|*

The other settings you see are optional.

*|SERVICE:[$vid= XXXXXXXX, $max_width=300, $watch_url=https://fwd4.wistia.com/medias/XXXXXXXX, $trim_border=N]|*

How to import VideoTap videos into WordPress? / Videos are missing embed tags when imported. Where’d they go?

1) To import in WordPress they’ll need one the the following plugins which translates the video URLs into oEmbed codes with the JSON meta information per the spec here: http://oembed.com/

Plug-ins:
https://wordpress.org/plugins/wistia-wordpress-oembed-plugin/ (tested)
https://wordpress.org/plugins/oembed-provider/ (untested but should still work)