- Getting Started
- Uploading Media Files
- Captioning 101
- Captioning + Transcription
- Account System
- Transcript Alignment
- Interactive Transcript
- Translation + Subtitling
- Captions Plugin
- Accessibility Laws
- Pricing, Billing, Turnaround
- Process and Quality
- Things We Don't Do
- Captions, Transcript, Subtitle Formats
- Video SEO
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You can use an interactive transcript with or without closed captions. One is not necessarily a replacement for the other.
Start by specifying how you want your interactive transcript to look and which features should be enabled. Then you need to copy the embed code and insert it on your web page.
The interactive transcript can be set up to detect which video is currently playing and to automatically load the respective transcript.
Yes, your account includes a caption editor that lets you make changes to the transcript. Any changes that you make immediately propagate to all outputs, including your published interactive transcripts.
Yes, your users will be able to switch languages from a drop-down menu.
In order for search engines to index your transcript and for you to get the SEO benefit, the transcript needs to appear when you view the web page source code. The easiest way to include a transcript on a web page is to paste it in <noscript> tags after the interactive transcript embed code.
An interactive transcript doesn’t necessarily replace closed captions, but it does provide time-synchronized text, which satisfies accessibility requirements for people with hearing disabilities. Learn more about interactive transcripts