How to Display a Vimeo Video URL as a Text Link with OSVimeo Free

Documentation for Joomla 3

In some use cases, you may want to display a URL of a Vimeo video as a text link.

This is possible with OSVimeo Free. The parameter "Ignore HTML links" enables this.

Let's take a look at how to do this in more detail.

  • In your Joomla administrator panel, go to "Extensions" > "Plugins":

go to extensions plugins

  • You will be taken to the "Plugins" screen. Find your "OSVimeo" plugin. Click on its title to open it up for editing its settings:

find your osvimeo free plugin

  • Scroll down to find the "Ignore HTML links" parameter. Click on its option "Yes":

click yes

  • Click "Save" or "Save & Close".
  • Open up your required Joomla article for editing.
  • Paste the URL of the required Vimeo video directly in the content of your Joomla article.

paste the url in the text

  • Check your Joomla article with the URL of the Vimeo video. You will see that this page displays only the URL, without the video.

final result

Documentation for Joomla 4

In some use cases, you may want to display a URL of a Vimeo video as a text link.

This is possible with OSVimeo Free. The parameter "Ignore HTML links" enables this.

Let's take a look at how to do this in more detail.

  • In your Joomla System Dashboard, go to "System" > "Manage" > "Plugins":

go to system manage plugins

  • You will be taken to the "Plugins" screen. Find your "OSVimeo" plugin. Click on its title to open it up for editing its settings:

find the content osvimeo plugin

  • Scroll down to find the "Ignore HTML links" parameter. Click on its option "Yes":

set the ignore html links parameter to yes

  • Click "Save" or "Save & Close".
  • Open up your required Joomla article for editing.
  • Paste the URL of the required Vimeo video directly in the content of your Joomla article:

url embedded

  • Check your Joomla article with the URL of the Vimeo video. You will see that this page displays only the URL, without the video.