General knowledge about the Vimeo APIs and how to use them.

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Vimeo policies, account stuff, or anything that requires the exchange of secret tokens and passwords.

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They happen. When you find one, please let us know.

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Feature Requests and Feedback

Your wish is our Python command. Check our roadmap to see what we’re building next, and if you don’t find what you need, give us a shout.

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Integration Facilitation

Need help working with the Vimeo APIs? We have a few different resources for you to peruse.

  • API Guides

    These trusty digital manuals will help you accomplish all your wildest API integration dreams.

    Go to the Guides

  • The Forums

    Have a question about working with our API? Ask for help from staff members and developers who are extra-immersed in the Vimeosphere.

    Go to the forums

  • Stack Overflow

    Should you find yourself thoroughly stumped, tap into a community of developers who are well versed in the Vimeo APIs.

    Ask the Stacks

    Some things to keep in mind:

    Before you journey down the rabbit hole, take a moment to familiarize yourself with our API-specific forum decorum.


    Make sure you search through existing threads before starting your own. It’s possible that someone has already asked the same question — and gotten an answer!


    It’s important to accurately tag your topic or question:

    • vimeo-api: For items related to the API.
    • vimeo-player: Anything about the Player.
    • vimeo: Not sure what the tag should be? This is your guy.

    Staff Moderators:

    Sometimes, even the most determined developers get stumped. Keep an eye out for the friendly faces of these Vimeo staff members, who will be chiming in from time to time with their professional opinions.

    Aaron Hedges Stephen McMillen Joe Cabrera Tommy Penner Brad Dougherty

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    This Saturday, May 9, Vimeo is sponsoring a brand-new API event, appropriately dubbed “Video Hack Day.” This all-day event takes place May 9 at General Assembly in NYC. Stop by to hear fascinating keynotes from members of the tech community. And when the talks stop, stick around and build…

  • Vimeo-ize your apps — four open-source iOS projects for developers

    Apr 23, 2015

    When we talk to filmmakers, we like to say that Vimeo “gives your work the power to amaze.”  We’ve since extended that metaphor to developers: give your app the power to amaze.  Today we’re announcing the release of four open-source iOS projects that help developers integrate core Vimeo services and…