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Replacing Previously Shared and Embedded Videos has Never Been Easier

Author’s Note – The following blog post on replacing previously shared and embedded videos may also be found as a video tutorial in the Need Help section of your iPlayerHD content manager.  The video is titled, appropriately, Video Replace.

Sometimes you publish a video, share it, and then decide that you’d like to make an edit. Or simply replace with newly updated video. With iPlayerHD’s Video Replace feature, you can replace a video that you’ve shared or embedded without updating the share links or embed code.

In other words, replace the video on iPlayerHD, and it magically updates across the internet.

Once you’re logged in to iPlayerHD, upload your new video.

Navigate to the Videos page.

Select the original video (aka the one you’d like to change).

On the video options page, select Advanced Options.

Select the mobile, standard definition, and high definition files. Click on the edit pencil which opens the Library where you will see an SD and HD file associated with the video you just uploaded.  The file names include sd and hd so you know which is which.

Choose the SD for both mobile and SD.  Choose HD for the HD file.Save!

Click on Display, and then Images.

Update your thumbnail and splash images so that they are consistent with the new video. Save!

In the Basic Info section, you may change the name of the file if you’d like.

If you run into any trouble, please reach out the iPlayerHD’s amazing support team at

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