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XF 1.1 Vimeo embeds don't work

Discussion in 'XenForo Questions and Support' started by Hilmer, Feb 18, 2012.

  1. Hilmer

    Hilmer Active Member

    Hi there

    Everyone are talking about the smart use of embeds, and I really like the ability to customize the player and the options.

    We have a Video Plus account and when I insert the embed-code, nothing happens.
    Do I need an add-on og some code?

    When I just insert the url. to the Vimeo video I do not have any options and the video will show up wwith ugly banners and avatar:(

    <iframe src="http://player.vimeo.com/video/36965266?title=0&amp;byline=0&amp;portrait=0" width="500" height="319" frameborder="0" webkitAllowFullScreen mozallowfullscreen allowFullScreen></iframe>

    I hope someone in here has some experience about this.

    All the best
  2. Jake Bunce

    Jake Bunce XenForo Moderator Staff Member

    Paste the URL of the video page, like this:


    It will embed automatically:

  3. Hilmer

    Hilmer Active Member

    Thanks Jake - I know.

    The bad thing about this is that it looks ugly - not that proff with titles and a face in the corner:)

    The use of URLs is very limited, and I need an option to use embeds because I can customize the player then.

    Du you know how can I use embeds?
  4. Jake Bunce

    Jake Bunce XenForo Moderator Staff Member

  5. Hilmer

    Hilmer Active Member

    GREAT Jake - I will try out today and return with the result:)
  6. Hilmer

    Hilmer Active Member

    Hi Jake - just installed the ParseHTML om my local test forum and just got an HTTP-server error 500
    when I try to load a post. When I turn the add-on off everything work just fine.

    Well that means I can't use this add-on:(

    Do you have any other suggestions?

    I tried to use the
     but it did not make a difference.
    well this is the code:
    <iframe src="http://player.vimeo.com/video/36965266?title=0&amp;byline=0&amp;portrait=0&amp;color=ffffff" width="700" height="446" frameborder="0" webkitAllowFullScreen mozallowfullscreen allowFullScreen></iframe>
  7. Jake Bunce

    Jake Bunce XenForo Moderator Staff Member

    HTTP 500 is a generic server error. You will have to contact your host about this. Or maybe contact the author of that addon.
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  8. Hilmer

    Hilmer Active Member

    Unfortunately the addon-thread is closed:( - I cannot post in there anymore, so it looks like it is not getting developed anymore.

    I just vonder why I can't find any alternative to that addon - I can't be the only xenforo user who wants to use these embeds. As I understand, this is the only way to customize the player to look nice and simple.
  9. Jake Bunce

    Jake Bunce XenForo Moderator Staff Member

    Normally you would create a new media site. The embed code goes into the media site and is used for all videos from that site. Your situation is unique in that you want to customize the embed code for individual videos. That requires HTML, and that addon is the only solution that I know of.

    Hopefully your host can track down the 500 error.
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  10. Hilmer

    Hilmer Active Member

    We host the site on our own server but this is new to us, so we have to learn this tracking first o_O

    It sound great with a media site - is that possible within Xenforo? I have the Xenmedio installed, but I can't find any place to change the appearance of the videos.

    The reason why I would like it this way is because I will use video tutorials in the "Support - forum" in the Node Tree.

    I really appreciate your help Jake (y)
  11. Jake Bunce

    Jake Bunce XenForo Moderator Staff Member

    Admin CP -> Home -> BB Code Media Sites -> Vimeo

    You can edit the embed HTML to affect all vimeo videos.
    Hilmer likes this.
  12. Hilmer

    Hilmer Active Member

    This is just perfect Jake - I will play with it now and let you know:=)
  13. Brogan

    Brogan XenForo Moderator Staff Member

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  14. Hilmer

    Hilmer Active Member

    Thanks Brogan - and Jake.
    Brilliant fast support in here as always.

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