Vimeo embed code not valid

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makenote3
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Vimeo embed code not valid

Post by makenote3 » Mon Mar 30, 2020 12:51 am

Hi, when I try to preview a page with a Vimeo object, I get the message "oops the embed code for this object is not valid".

The link is correct and works if I paste it into any browser:

https://vimeo.com/355905586/5eeddb5d85

Here's how it looks when published:
http://choruswebhosting.com/mediamaze.c ... index.html

The video is "unlisted" and I've tried changing the permissions to "anyone" but still get this message.

I'm using QEWB version 7.2.2 paid

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Re: Vimeo embed code not valid

Post by Pablo » Mon Mar 30, 2020 6:41 am

In the properties you should not include the full URL, but only the ID of the video.
See also the information in the help.

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Re: Vimeo embed code not valid

Post by makenote3 » Mon Mar 30, 2020 10:02 pm

Thanks Pablo, I did read the help but didn't understand. For anyone else having the same problem here's what I found:

1. when you copy the link from Vimeo, you will end up with something like this:

https://vimeo.com/355905586

The part you need to use in the Video ID box in QWB Vimeo player is just the number 355905586

2. If you use the Vimeo option to restrict the video to only people with the link, you will end up with something like this:

https://vimeo.com/355905586/5eeddb5d85

To make the Vimeo visible on your website (even though it's restricted or 'unlisted' for the general public) with QWB you only need to input the same as example 1. ie 355905586, not the / or the numbers after it.

Hope this clears up the confusion.

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