WiscWeb - WordPress UW Theme - Embed Vimeo Videos

The following document will walk you through how to embed a Vimeo video to a Page or Post in WiscWeb.

Embed Vimeo Videos on Pages

There are two ways in which you can embed Vimeo videos on Pages: using the Embed Content Page Element or just Pasting in the URL.

Embed Content Page Element

The Embed Content page element currently supports Vimeo. For this, follow these steps:

  1. Navigate to Vimeo and find the video you'd like to share
  2. Copy either the URL for the video or the share link that is included just below the video

    URL for Vimeo example video

    OR

    Vimeo Share buttonVimeo link text

  3. Navigate back to WiscWeb
  4. On your page, add the Embed Content page element where you'd like the video to appear
  5. Paste the copied URL into the page element

    Page in WiscWeb showing a Vimeo URL pasted into a Embed Content page element.

  6. Publish the page

Paste in the URL

The simplest way to add a Vimeo video to a Text Block is to simply paste in the URL:

  1. Navigate to Vimeo and find the video you'd like to share
  2. Copy either the URL for the video or the share link that is included just below the video

    URL for Vimeo example video

    OR

    Vimeo Share button Vimeo link text
  3. Navigate back to WiscWeb
  4. On your page, make sure you have a Text Block added
  5. Paste the copied URL into the page

    Page in WiscWeb that shows a Vimeo URL pasted into a Text Block

  6. Publish the page

Embed Vimeo Videos on Posts

  1. Navigate to Vimeo and find the video you'd like to share
  2. Copy either the URL for the video or the share link that is included just below the video

    URL for Vimeo example video

    OR

    Vimeo Share button Vimeo link text

  3. Navigate back to WiscWeb
  4. On your post, paste the copied URL where you want the video to appear

    Post page in WiscWeb showing a Vimeo URL pasted into a text editor box

  5. Publish the post

Troubleshooting

  • The current embed options do not support some settings for your videos. For example, you may not be able to have the video start at a specific spot or show a custom thumbnail image.

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Keywords:videos, video, embed, vimeo, integrate   Doc ID:110244
Owner:Jenna K.Group:WiscWeb CMS
Created:2021-04-14 09:37 CSTUpdated:2021-11-04 15:27 CST
Sites:DoIT Help Desk, WiscWeb CMS
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