How to Generate or Customize an Email Embed Code

SproutVideo supports email embed codes for a majority of email newsletter service providers. An email embed code allows you to quickly and easily place your video poster frame in a campaign, and the image is linked to a video landing page (or URL of your choice).

Since most platforms do not support video playback in the inbox at this time, this is an excellent way to drive traffic to your video with an email campaign.

Implementing an email embed code is as easy as copy and paste. What’s more, we will automatically capture and track the email address of your viewers and report on viewer activity in your video engagement metrics.

How To Embed a Video in an Email Campaign Using a Basic Email Embed:

  1. Go to your SproutVideo library, click on the video you’d like to embed, and look for the ‘Email Embed’ option under the video on the righthand side of the page.

  2. Select your ‘Email Marketing Provider’ from the list.

  3. Click on the ‘Copy Embed Code’ button or click directly on the code to copy the email embed code for your video.

    generate an email embed code for your video hosted on SproutVideo


  1. Go to your video library, and move your mouse over the </> icon.
  2. Copy the email embed code for this video by simply clicking on the ‘Copy Email Embed Code’ button.

    Quickshare Email embed code

Customizing Your Email Embed Code

If you want to customize how the video appears on your site, please navigate to the ‘Customizations’ tab, and select the ‘Email Embed’ option. There, you can change the size of the image to be embedded in your campaign, change the player color or theme, and select your email service provider:

Customize the email embed code for a video hosted on SproutVideo

Supported Platforms include:

  • Active Campaign
  • Act-On
  • Aweber
  • Benchmark Email
  • Campaign Monitor
  • Constant Contact
  • Drip
  • Emma
  • Exact Target
  • GetResponse
  • Hubspot
  • iContact
  • Infusionsoft
  • Klaviyo
  • Mad Mimi
  • Mailchimp
  • MailerLite
  • Marketo
  • Pardot
  • Sendinblue
  • Vertical Response
  • Wix

If your email service provider is not listed, contact support to have them added.

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