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Google Analytics for Self-Hosted Video

I have installed the Google Analytics UA tracking code on my site about three months ago and on Thursday put up a self-hosted video (e.g. not through YouTube, but rather in the file structure of the site).

Do I need to do anything (in Google Analytics) to get the statistics of how many people watched the video and for how long?

Thanks for your help.
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David FavorLinux/LXD/WordPress/Hosting SavantCommented:
Check out GTM (Google Tag Manager), which is a container for GA tags.

With GTM, you can fire events like when a person first visits your page... when they start the video... how long they watch... when they leave your page...

Look at GTM events for this.
Lucas BishopClick TrackerCommented:
You will need to setup a variety of Google Analytics Events in order to see how many people are watching a video and for how long.
google analytics video view events

Screenshot taken from  this basic overview:
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