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Jamie Levinson Jamie Levinson Aug 07, 2019.

Video template is now WYSIWYG in edit mode

Video template is now WYSIWYG in edit mode
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If you select the video template, uploading or embedding a video asset will result in a WYSIWYG layout that mirrors the permalink view. You can edit video info, copy the video url, upload a custom thumb, or delete the video by selecting from the toolbar displayed on top of the player.

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Jamie Levinson Jamie Levinson Aug 01, 2019.

Video analytics enabled on JWP

Video analytics enabled on JWP

Video analytics have been enabled on JWP.

Jamie Levinson Jamie Levinson Jul 14, 2019.

Custom video thumbnail now stored in MCP

Custom video thumbnail now stored in MCP

The ability to add a custom thumbnail directly from Kinja has been live since January 1, 2019. With our most recent release, we are now sending the image that is set in Kinja to be stored in MCP. This means the custom image will now be used when syndicating a video from MCP to YouTube or anywhere else.

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Jamie Levinson Jamie Levinson Jul 14, 2019.
Jamie Levinson Jamie Levinson Jul 09, 2019.

SEQUENTIAL PARALLAX

SEQUENTIAL PARALLAX
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Jamie Levinson Jamie Levinson Jul 03, 2019.

External post type added to editor options  

External post type added to editor options  

It is now possible to create a post using an external url. This external post type can be distributed anywhere a standard or featured post appears (2nd slot, curation modules, stream, splice, etc) but when clicked will route to the external url instead of the permalink.

This allows us to promote and distribute features (such as the Root 100 or Trump Docs) as if they were a native post....

Jamie Levinson Jamie Levinson Jul 03, 2019.

Delete Me

Delete Me

Not a real post

Jamie Levinson Jamie Levinson Jul 02, 2019.

Teads replaces current JW outstream player

Teads replaces current JW outstream player

We are now serving Teads in place of our JW outstream player as part of our Phase One rollout. By way of review:

Teads will appear on the following sites: Deadspin, Jalopnik, Jezebel, Kotaku, Splinter, The Root, The Takeout, and The Inventory.We leave in-article video as is. Meaning Gizmodo, Lifehacker, The Onion, The A.V. Club, and ClickHole would not serve the Teads player unless a starter...
Jamie Levinson Jamie Levinson Jun 08, 2019.

Testing

Testing

Hello?

Jamie Levinson Jamie Levinson Apr 19, 2019. 3 comments

RELEASE: Homepage Video Carousel

RELEASE: Homepage Video Carousel

Homepage video carousel is now live on all sites (except The Takeout).

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Jamie Levinson Jamie Levinson Apr 13, 2019.

A 2017 Gift Guide Test Post

A 2017 Gift Guide Test Post

This gift guide features items chosen by our editorial team, without input or guidance from the business or commerce teams, or from the presenting sponsor. If you purchase an item, we may receive a commission, but this has not influenced edit’s decision to include the item in this guide. For more information, visit our Privacy Policy and Terms of Use . Happy gifting.

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Jamie Levinson Jamie Levinson Apr 13, 2019.

The Root 100 & Beyond: Building Interactives At Kinja

The Root 100 & Beyond: Building Interactives At Kinja

Hello! We are the Interactive Team. Nice to meet you. Our team is tasked with elevating visual storytelling, providing a better reading experience and responding to an ever changing landscape of online content (amongst other highfalutin endeavors). These challenges encompass not only feature length editorial, but also our studio team and sometimes a full-blown custom vertical.

Collaboration...
Jamie Levinson Jamie Levinson Feb 16, 2019.

Looping Video Added To Featured Header Options 

Looping Video Added To Featured Header Options 

Starting today you can now upload a looping video as a featured media asset. This provides an opportunity to include supplemental media that enhances the landing experience of the featured header and subsequent post.

The looping video must be added in MCP as part of the “Loop Video” series. The MCP url can then be pasted into the “Insert from web” field and a looping video player will render...

Jamie Levinson Jamie Levinson Nov 21, 2018.

A Test Post In 2nd Scroll

A Test Post In 2nd Scroll

Lorem Ipsum is simply dummy text of the printing and typesetting industry. Lorem Ipsum has been the industry’s standard dummy text ever since the 1500s, when an unknown printer took a galley of type and scrambled it to make a type specimen book. It has survived not only five centuries, but also the leap into electronic typesetting, remaining essentially unchanged. It was popularised in the...

Jamie Levinson Jamie Levinson Jun 27, 2018.

Movable Ad Slots Added To Featured Post

Movable Ad Slots Added To Featured Post

It is now possible to relocate an ad slot and save that position in the featured post template. This movable ad tool provides the option to move ads that conflict with layout expectations (ie when floated elements expect text to flow around them but an ad is inserted breaking this flow):

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Using the tool is quite...

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