How to Embed Vimeo Livestream in Event Cloud

1) Navigate to the Event URL in Vimeo. For example: https://vimeo.com/event/6843*0

2) Select the share icon as shown below:

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3) Select the embed code and copy it into Word, Notepad, or a text editor:

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4) Copy the Vimeo Player ID from the Embed code. This is the portion of the URL after the video/ and will be a numeric-only id. The image below shows the id highlighted in yellow. Please note, part of the ID has been hidden to protect the privacy of this video.

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5) After retrieving this ID, you can insert it into Event Cloud using the Vimeo option in the manage video tab. Please see this article for more information.

 

Please note: Vimeo creates a new player ID each time the live stream is started or stopped. Vimeo then converts your live stream video to a video-on-demand.

While Vimeo reads the event ID inside of its site and generates a new player associated with that event ID, Event Cloud reads the specific player ID. After you stop a live stream, Event Cloud will continue showing that player ID and will show the video recording on-demand of the live stream. This means that if you test your live stream, you will need to repeat this process to get a new player ID.

If you plan to use a single event in Vimeo for multiple sessions, it is a best practice to instead create multiple events, so that you can pre-generate the player ID for each session as shown above.

 

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