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.

WordPress Zoom addon plugin settings

WordPress Zoom addon plugin settings

  1.  First of all login here with your Zoom account, If you dont have an account yet please signup here.
  2. Click on Develop -> Build app after signing in to Zoom marketplace and after that click on “create” under JWT
    WordPress Zoom addon API Keys step2
  3. Give any name to your JWT app.WordPress Zoom addon API Keys step3
  4. You will now be redirected to the App detail page once you click create on step3. Fill the required details on this page i.e Company name, developer name, and email address.WordPress Zoom addon API Keys step4
  5. Once you fill the details on step4 and press continue 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 WordPress Zoom addon plugin settings page.WordPress Zoom addon API Keys step5

Enable Event Subscriptions

This is an important step after you generate your API credentials. This will allow the Zoom plugin to listen for events from Zoom and take instantaneous actions on your WordPress site for better integration.

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 steps 1 & 2 for each of your sites by clicking Add new event subscription.

  1. Please turn on the Event Subscriptions in the Feature menu. Add your WordPress site URL as the Event notification endpoint URL.
    Event Subscription from Zoom Marketplace App
  2. Now click Add events under the Event types and check all the options under Meeting, Webinar, Recording, and User Menus. Click done and save this event subscription.
    Zoom events enable
  3. (Required) Add this Verification token from your Zoom app to the Zoom plugin settings in WordPress under,  Zoom Meetings -> Settings -> App Verification Token

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

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