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A New Chapter for Video Uploads on WordPress.com

We’re excited to announce that you may now add chapter breaks to VideoPress uploads.

Right now we’re excited to announce that you may now add chapter breaks to the movies you add to your web site with our VideoPress feature. Chapters supply a fast technique to navigate longer movies and is usually a welcome boost to your viewers.

Streamlined interface

We’ve constructed a streamlined and easy-to-use interface to your viewers to work together with video chapters. You possibly can hover over the timeline to preview the subsequent chapter after which merely click on to navigate to it. The present chapter title is proven after the video timecode, and if you click on it opens a menu to rapidly leap to the beginning of any chapter:

Tips on how to add chapters to your movies

So as to add chapters to your video, all it’s worthwhile to do is edit its description within the block editor and add the timestamp for every chapter, adopted by a title you’d prefer to show:

After saving, you’ll see the video block replace and routinely show your chapters.

Within the video under — which is a showcase for WordPress 6.1 — you may see how chapters work and look. Mess around with the underside toolbar to navigate to totally different chapters and convey up the chapter record.

We hope you get pleasure from this function! Please share any suggestions you’ve got or an instance of the place you’ve used chapters to your movies. We like to see our options in motion!

VideoPress is out there on our WordPress.com Premium, Business and eCommerce plans. When you’ve got a self-hosted website, take a look at Jetpack VideoPress to get high-quality and ad-free movies to your website.

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