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Video embedding in Portfolio

Active Member
George T Member Since: Jun 29, 2015
1 of 25

Hello,

 

I'd like to suggest a new feature. How about if we were able to embed YouTube/Vimeo videos directly into our Portfolio items?

 

People who work with video (editors, colorists etc) would appreciate this feature, since filling the portfolio description with links doesn't look that good.

 

Thanks!

Community Guru
Scott E Member Since: Jul 26, 2015
2 of 25

I would appreciate this feature and I approve of your message. 

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Corey H Member Since: Sep 14, 2015
3 of 25

Agreed 100% If the embedded video could replace the invasive thumnail image, I'm sure it would lighten the bandwidth load on Upwork's servers.

Active Member
Lucas B Member Since: Sep 16, 2015
4 of 25

Agreed!

 

It's really a shame when you have to point to a website off UpWork (like YouTube) to promote your videos.

 

It may be in UpWork's best interest to provide that option. Or work out a way for it to be attractive still for Video Editors to showcase their work in their profile in another way.

 

Moderator
Vladimir G Moderator Member Since: Oct 31, 2014
5 of 25

Hi George, Stencil and Corey,

 

Thank you for your input, I'll send this suggestion over to our Product team.

 

 

 

Active Member
Bruno O Member Since: Jun 11, 2016
6 of 25

Any news on this? Why take people away from people's portfolios?

Active Member
Derek J Member Since: Jan 9, 2017
7 of 25

Well, it's 2017 and I've just spent the last hour trying to find out why my showreel link won't play without leaving Upwork. I'm guesiing that the Upwork Gods didn't deem this to be important enough?

Moderator
Valeria K Moderator Member Since: Mar 6, 2014
8 of 25

Hi Derek and others,

 

Unfortunately, we do not have any news regarding this feature. We'll continue sharing your feedback with the team and will update the Community about any changes.

~ Valeria
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Usman Y Member Since: Jul 25, 2017
9 of 25

is this feature added to upwork or not? if yes, how ?

Moderator
Valeria K Moderator Member Since: Mar 6, 2014
10 of 25

Hi Usman,

 

Unfortunately, this the option of embedding a video to portfolio isn't yet available. 

~ Valeria
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