How get img thumbnails from Vimeo?

This is very easy. Vimeo has API. This is theĀ Vimeo Simple API docs.

You should make a Video Request

To get data about a specific video, use the following url:

video_id The ID of the video you want information for.

output Specify the output type. We currently offer JSON, PHP, and XML formats.

So fow example getting this URLĀ You will get xml output, with video information.

Parse this for every video to get the thumbnail

Here’s approximate code in PHP:

$imgid = 6271487;
$hash = unserialize(file_get_contents("$imgid.php"));
echo $hash[0]['thumbnail_medium'];

Also you can do this with javascript.

function vimeoLoadingThumb(id){
var url = "" + id + ".json?callback=showThumb";
var id_img = "#vimeo-" + id;
var script = document.createElement( 'script' );
script.type = 'text/javascript';
script.src = url;
function showThumb(data){
var id_img = "#vimeo-" + data[0].id;

Show image:

<img id="vimeo-{{ video.id_video }}" src="" alt="{{ video.title }}" />

<script type="text/javascript">

vimeoLoadingThumb({{ video.id_video }});


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