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

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Policies and Mysteries

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

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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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See our changelog to keep up-to-date with changes in the API.

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

  • 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 Brian Cooper Kenya Stewart Sage Ventour Tommy Penner Jon Ursenbach Dom Modica

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