How to create a Vimeo gallery in WordPress

Do you want to create a WordPress Vimeo gallery and don’t know how or what tool to use? Don’t worry; we have everything you need!

As you might already know, Vimeo is one of the best video hosting websites worldwide. Indeed, it is not as used as Youtube, but many photographers, artists, creatives upload their videos on this platform.

However, if you host your videos on Vimeo and looking for a tool to help you create video galleries in WordPress, use Modula, the most user-friendly image and video gallery WordPress plugin.

In this article, we will share:

  • how to create a WordPress Vimeo gallery;
  • steps to follow when creating a Vimeo gallery using Modula;
  • some features that will make your galleries more engaging;
  • and much more.

🛠 Install and activate Modula

To begin with, you will need to install and activate the Modula plugin. Don’t know how to do it? Don’t worry! We will show you step by step. 

First of all, go to your WordPress dashboard, and look for Plugins. Once you find it, click on it and then press Add New.

Find Modula
Add new plugin

Here you will find all freemium WordPress plugins. Type Modula in the search bar in the upper right corner, and then click on Install Now.

Install the plugin
Install Modula

This won’t take more than a couple of seconds. Once the installation process is over, click on Activate, and the Modula plugin will pop up in your WordPress menu.

Activate the plugin
Activate Modula

You can follow these steps for each free WordPress plugin you want to use for your website.

Every time from now, when you want to create a gallery using this WordPress gallery plugin, click on the Modula icon and press Add New.

Create your video gallery
Create your first Vimeo gallery in WordPress

Next, you can add a descriptive title to your gallery and start uploading your media files. I will add aerial images to my gallery.

Vimeo gallery in WordPress
Add title and upload images

Thanks to Modula drag and drop builder, you can arrange media files in your galleries as you please.

One of the best things about Modula is uploading videos or choosing one from a source like Vimeo, Youtube, etc to create the most fantastic video galleries. Let me show you how to assign a Vimeo video to your image.

If you hover over your image, there will appear three icons. Next, click on the Pencil icon to open your image’s metadata.

Edit image
Edit your image

Here you can add:

  • Title;
  • Alt text;
  • Caption;
  • Filters;
  • Video URL;
  • EXIF data.

So, in the Video URL box, add your Vimeo video to create a WordPress Vimeo gallery.

Add video URL
Edit metadata

Click on Save and if you want to assign videos to multiple images, follow the same process.

There’s more. Go to the Settings section and look for Video. Here you can take advantage of more customization options for your Vimeo gallery.

Video gallery in WordPress
Modula video settings

You may or may not know, but Modula provides 4 gallery types: creative, custom, slider, and masonry. For our Vimeo gallery, I will use the custom grids to resize my images controlling their heights, widths, and aspect ratio.

Gallery type
Custom grid

➕ Add more customization options

Modula is fully customizable, and you can benefit from more features to create impressive WordPress Vimeo galleries. 

You can add thumbnails to your galleries, hover effects, social icons, image loading effects, watermark, and much more. And if you upgrade to the premium version, you will have more control over your image and video galleries. 

WordPress Vimeo gallery customization
Customize your WordPress Vimeo gallery

Once you try each Modula’s features and customize your Vimeo gallery according to your preferences, click Save Gallery

Save your Vimeo gallery
Save your gallery

All you have to do now is copy your Vimeo gallery’s URL and paste it into a page or post. 

Your WordPress Vimeo gallery link
Modula shortcode

⭐ Final thoughts

Vimeo gallery in WordPress
Vimeo gallery

Creating Vimeo galleries with Modula is easier than you might think. We designed each slice of Modula to be user-friendly for all photographers, designers, and creatives.

Give it a try and increase your workflow!

Andreea Popa
Andreea Popa

Andreea is a blog manager at WPChill who spends most of her days writing and "polishing" WordPress-related articles - entirely dedicated to Download Monitor, Strong Testimonials, and Modula. She also likes to create visual art and social media content.

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