How to get Zoom API Keys

After you activate the Zoom WordPress Plugin follow these steps to generate your API Key and API Secret Key for the plugin settings.

  • First of all login to the Zoom App Marketplace with your Zoom account, If you dont have an account yet please signup here.
  • Click on Develop -> Build app after signing in to Zoom marketplace and after that click on “create” under JWT
Zoom WordPress Plugin API Keys step2
  • You will now be redirected to the App detail page. Fill in the required details on this page i.e Company name, developer name, and email address.
Zoom WordPress Plugin API Keys step3
  • After you fill in the details above, you will be redirected to the App credentials section, here copy the API key and API secret key using the copy link and paste these values inside the fields on the WordPress Zoom addon plugin settings page.
Zoom WordPress Plugin API Keys step4

Events Subscription Setup

After you generate your API credentials you will have to enable the Events Subscription. This will allow the Zoom plugin to listen for changes on your Zoom account and sync them on your WordPress site for better integration. Please follow the steps below to validate & enable the Event Subscriptions:

  • From the Feature, menu generate the Secret Token and copy the token as indicated
  • Save it inside Zoom Meetings -> Settings -> Setup -> Webhook Secret Token on your WP site.
Webhook Secret Token from Zoom Marketplace App
  • Enable the Event Subscriptions option. Add your WordPress site URL as the Event notification endpoint URL.
  • Make sure you have entered the Webhook Secret Token in the plugin settings as indicated above. Click Validate under the Event notification endpoint URL to confirm your WordPress site URL.

Note: If you are using Zoom WordPress Plugin on multiple WordPress sites or a WordPress Multisite with different domains or directories then you will have to repeat this and the step below for each of your sites by clicking Add new event subscription.

Event Subscription from Zoom Marketplace App
  • Lastly, click Add events under the Event types and check only the below listed 23 events click done once you have checked all the relevant events
  • Now click Save to keep your changes intact.

Meeting & Webinar:
a) Start Meeting/Webinar
b) End Meeting/Webinar
c) Meeting/Webinar has been created
d) Meeting/Webinar has been updated
e) Meeting/Webinar has been deleted

Optional: If using registered Meeting/Webinar

f) Meeting/Webinar Registration has been created
g) Meeting/Webinar Registration has been canceled
h) Meeting/Webinar Registration has been denied

Recording:
a) All Recordings have completed
b) Recording files have been deleted to Trash
c) Recording files have been permanently deleted
d) Recording files have been recovered from Trash

User:
a) User has been deleted
b) User has been activated
c) User’s profile info has been updated

Zoom Event Subscription

Gallery View Setup

That’s all, you should be up and running with the Zoom WordPress plugin after completing these steps!

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