Use a link for easy sharing 🔗
Copying a link to your video is the easiest way to start sharing with Vidyard. Share the link wherever your viewers are—in an email, in a direct message, on your social feed, or a webpage.
When a viewer clicks on the link, they're taken to your video's dedicated sharing page to watch the video. Here's an example of a video on a sharing page.
Share a direct link to your video
You can copy a direct link to your video almost anywhere you use Vidyard — from your library, the browser extension, desktop app, and more. Simply paste the link anywhere to share your video with others.
- Select Share next to a video in your library
- Select Copy link
- Open the Vidyard browser extension in Chrome or Edge
- Select the Library icon
- Hover over a video and click on the copy link button
Tip: Turn on Copy link to clipboard in your recording preferences to automatically copy the link to your new video when you finish recording.
- Open the Vidyard desktop app
- Select the Library icon
- Click on the copy link button
- Open the Vidyard mobile app
- From your library, slide a video to the left to reveal more options
- Select the share button to copy a link or post directly in another app
Share your video's link & thumbnail
Using Copy link and thumbnail lets you share both your video's link and thumbnail image at the same time. This is an eye-catching way to get your viewer to click and watch.
You can paste the link and thumbnail into any editor that supports rich text, like Gmail, Outlook, Google Docs, Apple Mail, and many others.
- Select the Share button next to a video in your library
- Click on Copy link and thumbnail
- Paste the link to share with your viewers
Link to a specific time in the video
With a little extra know-how, you can change your sharing link so that the video starts to play for your viewer at a specific time.
?second= to the end of the URL, then add the second you want the video to start at. For example:
Similarly, if you add chapters to your video, you can also link directly to a chapter.
Alternatively, right-click on the video on your sharing page or website. Select Copy video URL at current time to link someone to your current location in the video.
Link to a video chapter
If you add chapters to your video, you can copy and share a link directly to a specific chapter.
Select a video from your library to open the edit page. Then go to Video > Chapters and copy the link next to a chapter.
Share a link to your social channels
Just like sharing a direct link, sharing a video to your social channels is as simple as pasting the link into a new post on your LinkedIn, Twitter, or Facebook feed.
Most sites will use the link to create a preview of your video, including its title, thumbnail, and description.
You can also use the social sharing options in your Vidyard account to automatically add the video link to a post.