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Vimeo Pro Bandwidth Limitations

AccessAlly Pro can be used to track progress on videos hosted with Vimeo (that are embedded on your site).

However, please be aware that Vimeo only guarantees unlimited bandwidth for viewers when viewed with the Vimeo player.

When you embed a Vimeo video on your website, Vimeo retains the right to charge for excessive bandwidth for plays occurring through third-party players and applications, as well as when you monetize Vimeo-hosted videos using a third party tool (like AccessAlly).

If you have questions or run into bandwidth issues, please review the Vimeo Terms of Service and reach out to the Vimeo team directly.

If you’re worried about running into issues with the bandwidth limitations on Vimeo, you might consider the built-in Amazon S3 video player in AccessAlly.

How to Add a Vimeo Video to the Media Player

To add a Vimeo video to the media player, open the video in Vimeo and locate the unique string in the URL:

An annotated screenshot that shows where the unique URL string is for Vimeo

Next, open the Media area in ProgressAlly settings, add a new media, and select the Vimeo option. Here you will add the unique string.

A GIF showing how to add a VIMEO video to ProgressAlly's media player

Once added here, you can use the ProgressAlly shortcode adder to embed the video on a page, or continue onto something more advanced like adding video bookmarks.

Updated on April 24, 2020

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