CM Video Lessons Manager (CMVLM) - Initial Setup (API Keys)


Installing API keys

For the Video Lessons Manager plugin to work API keys must be obtained from either Vimeo or Wistia, whichever platform has been chosen. API keys are entered on the Settings page.

In both the case of Vimeo and Wistia an active account is required for gaining an API key. It is assumed that you both have an account created already and are logged in on the platform.

From the WordPress dashboard navigate to CM Video Lesson Manager Pro → Settings, then click on the "General" tab.


Vimeo API

Visit the Vimeo developer website by clicking  this link. Choose an existing app or click on "+ Create App"

Fill out the required fields and click on the " Create App" button at the bottom of the page.

To to "Authentication".

At the bottom of the Authentication page, in the " Generate a new Access Token" section check the boxes to give the API Edit and Interact Scopes. Then click on the "Generate Token" button to reveal the newly created Access Token.

Copy and paste the Client Identifier, the Client Secrets and the Access token from the Vimeo Authentication page to the Settings page on the WordPress dashboard of your site.

Then Save by clicking "Save" at the bottom of the page. To test the configuration click "Test Configuration" in the help text column of the Access token row.


Wistia API

On your Wistia Dashboard navigate to Account → Settings. On the Settings page Choose API Access from the menu on the right.

The Master API token will be displayed. Click the "Copy" button to the right of the password to copy it to the clipboard. Then paste this into the Wistia API token field back on the WordPress dashboard.

Then Save by clicking "Save" at the bottom of the page. To test the configuration click "Test Configuration" in the help text column of the Access token row.


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