Manual bulk import

To bulk import videos from Vimeo manually, navigate to plugin page Import videos. You will be presented with an interface that will allow you to query Vimeo for videos depending on your search criteria.

Vimeotheque PRO manual bulk import Vimeo videos

Importing videos with Vimeotheque requires Vimeo OAuth access. If you have trouble finding your private showcases or folders, see Embed private Vimeo video. If you can’t authorize the plugin on Vimeo, see “Uh oh, something went wrong” authorization error.

Search query

When performing a search for Vimeo videos, there are 2 options that are presented:

  • search query (required): the query that must be made;
  • results order (required): the order in which the results will be presented:
    • newest first
    • oldest first
    • most played first
    • most liked first
    • most commented first
    • by search relevancy

Showcase query

Importing videos from a Vimeo showcase requires the following details:

  • user ID (required): the showcase owner Vimeo user ID;
  • album ID (required): the showcase ID that must be queried;
  • results order (optional): the order in which the results will be returned;
  • search results (optional): an optional search query that will be performed on the videos contained into the showcase.
Showcase imports require both showcase ID and showcase owner user ID. For details on how to get your user ID from Vimeo, see How to get your Vimeo username.

Portfolio

To import videos from a Vimeo portfolio, you must provide the following information:

  • user ID (required): the portfolio owner Vimeo user ID;
  • portfolio ID (required): the portfolio ID that must be queried;
  • results order (optional): the order in which the results will be returned;
  • search results (optional): an optional search query that will be performed on the videos contained into the portfolio.
For details on how to get your user ID from Vimeo, see How to get your Vimeo username.

Folder

For Vimeo folder video import, the following information is necessary:

  • user ID (required): the folder owner Vimeo user ID;
  • folder ID (required): the folder ID that must be queried;
  • results order (optional): the order in which the results will be returned;
  • search results (optional): an optional search query that will be performed on the videos contained into the folder.
For details on how to get your user ID from Vimeo, see How to get your Vimeo username.

Channel query

Importing Vimeo channel videos has 2 query options, one required and one optional:

  • channel ID (required): the channel ID that must be queried;
  • results order (optional): the order in which the results will be returned;
  • search results (optional): an optional search query that will be performed on the videos contained into the channel.

User uploads query

Top import the videos uploaded by a certain user, the following search parameters are required:

  • user ID (required): the Vimeo user ID from which to import videos;
  • results order (required): the order in which the results will be presented:
    • newest first
    • oldest first
    • most played first
    • most liked first
    • most commented first
  • search results (optional): an optional search query that will be performed on the videos contained into the user uploads.
For details on how to get your user ID from Vimeo, see How to get your Vimeo username.

Group query

Importing videos from a Vimeo group has 3 options:

  • group ID (required): the group ID that must be queried;
  • results order (required): the order in which the results will be presented:
    • newest first
    • oldest first
    • most played first
    • most liked first
    • most commented first
  • search results (optional): an optional search query that will be performed on the videos contained into the channel.

Category query

Videos from a Vimeo category can be imported by providing one parameter:

  • group ID (required): the group ID that must be queried;
  • results order (optional): the order in which the results will be returned.

Vimeo on demand

For Vimeo on Demand videos you must provide the following parameter:

  • on demand ID (required): the on demand ID that must be imported;
  • results order (optional): the order in which the results will be returned.
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