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Embed a Reel

Last Updated: Nov 29, 2017 11:09AM MST

Embed a reel as a player for use on websites and press releases.

Step 1. Build a reel:

  1. From the top global navigation, mouse over Reels and then click Reel Creator.
  2. Click Create New Reel.
  3. Enter a reel title.
  4. Save to Web/API Reels.
  5. Drag and drop media into the reel creator or click the + icon next to the media file.
  6. The reel will automatically save as changes are made.

Step 2. Customize the embedded player:

  1. From the Reel Creator, click Reel Library, or mouseover Reels from the global top navigation and select Reel Library.
  2. Click Web/API Reels.
  3. Locate the reel to be embedded.
  4. From the menu, click Integration.

Customization options:

  • Color: Change the color of the video player's progress bar and background by entering a hex code or selecting from the color picker.
  • Width/Height: Set the player width and height manually or set to responseive by setting the width and height to auto.
  • Autoplay: Check to turn on.
  • Show Credits: Check to turn on.
  • The embed code will automatically update as changes are made.
  • When customization is complete, click Copy Code to copy the embed code to your clipboard for pasting into the desired HTML editor.

Keep in Mind:

  • The player width and height is the size of the uploaded video.
  • When scaling the player down the aspect ratio must remain the same.
  • Scaling the player up (e.g. 1280x720 to 1960x1080) will cause pixelation.

 

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