After uploading a video to your product, you might want to add a custom thumbnail. A thumbnail is what a person sees before clicking the play button.

Here's an example of a custom thumbnail that Mackenzie added to his video:

Step 1: Switch to the "Content" tab of your Online Course

Click up Products in the top navigation. Then click on your product.

Once you've got your Content open, either click the video icon (example below) or the name of the video itself.

Step 2: Upload your thumbnail

Drag and drop a custom thumbnail from your computer and then click Save.

Once you're done uploading the thumbnail, you'll see it replace the video icon:

Even though your thumbnail will upload immediately, it could take up to a few minutes to process and show up on your video. You may at first see something like this:

Step 3: Preview your new thumbnail

Once your thumbnail is processed -- this example took about 30 seconds -- you'll see your new thumbnail:

If you ever want to replace your custom thumbnail, just follow the same steps as above. 👍

What size should my thumbnail be?

The size you choose for your image is up to you, but for best results we recommend keeping it the same dimensions as the video you've uploaded. For example, a 1080p video should have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 px.

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