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I'm trying to give a client the ability to add Vimeo videos in their entries in conjunction with Content Elements. There seems to be only one video fieldtype compatable with CE - Embed video by krea but that only allows youtube uploads. Anyone else got this working or knows a workaround?

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One alternative would be to create a text fieldtype in which the client could simply enter the video ID, which you would then parse into the Vimeo embed code within the template. It's not perfect, but it's a potential solution. You might simply have to do an element name lookup to distinguish it from any other textfield options you have provided as an element.

  • Thanks Jean. I've been down that route but it won't work for this client. I'll have to move the video code out of content elements for the moment. – Micky Kelleher May 8 '14 at 7:57
  • It would be AWESOME if Channel Videos became a Content Elements compatible fieldtype. – Jean St-Amand May 8 '14 at 11:42
  • Ive opted for this. It works great and users understand how to copy and paste the embed code (iframe). Very easy to implement. – Boshy Jan 13 '15 at 11:04
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Currently there is no compatible add-on. Developer tells me there is something in the pipeline.

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