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


  • 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 this and the step below for each of your sites by clicking Add new event subscription.

    Enable the Event Subscriptions option in the Feature menu. Add your WordPress site URL as the Event notification endpoint URL
Event Subscription from Zoom Marketplace App
  • Now click Add events under the Event types and check only the below listed 23 events after that click done and save these events.

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

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

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

Zoom Event Subscription

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

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