Create your Zoom meetings from the WordPress dashboard and conduct meetings directly on your WordPress page by simply using a shortcode. The Zoom WordPress plugin gives you the ability to conduct on-site Zoom meetings without the need for downloading the Zoom App.
Note: This Zoom WordPress plugin is not similar to Video Conferencing with Zoom API developed by Deepen Bajracharya. This is an extended version and you must disable the previous one to avoid any conflict errors.
Now let’s dig into the features that are bundled with Zoom WordPress plugin
This plugin allows your website users to join the meeting straight from your WordPress page. The plugin provides a Zoom App link and an alternative join from browser link above the Zoom window in case, the Zoom window doesn’t work for a user on their specific device or browser. Check the limitations of the plugin for more info. You can use this shortcode to embed the Zoom window on any page/post
[zoom_api_link meeting_id="your_meeting_id_here" title="Your page title"]
Note: The buttons above the Zoom window on frontend can be hidden via the plugin settings option under Zoom Meetings -> Settings.
You can schedule your Zoom meetings from the WordPress dashboard via this plugin and users will see a countdown timer on the page where the shortcode is added before the meeting starts.
This plugin enables you to use all the features provided by Zoom for video conferencing i.e
- Joining the conference via phone.
- Video conference option.
- Lock the meeting via Zoom option and prevent other participants to join.
- Manage participants: mute, remove, invite participants.
- Live chat: private and group chat.
- Allow screen share for only host or all participants.
- Full screen distraction free mode.
- Ceeate breakout rooms to distribute meeting participants.
- Make a user host or co-host from Participant’s view.
The plugin allows the admin to end or resume the meeting right from the WordPress dashboard. Once the meeting is ended the users will see a meeting end notice on the meeting page.
The plugin will allow you to set a meeting password while creating the meeting from WordPress dashboard. This option can be very useful if you want only specific users to join the meeting who can enter the password on the meeting page.
To use this plugin you will first need to obtain the API KEY and API SECRET KEY from Zoom. Follow this guide to get these values from your Zoom account to enter them on the plugin settings page
- Joining the meeting directly from the WordPress page does not work for IOS devices because Apple doesn’t allow loading of an external iframe, therefore, the plugin provides a Zoom app link on the page for users to join meeting via Zoom App in case it doesn’t work on their specific device.
- The Zoom webinar module is not supported in this plugin.
- This plugin only supports the features that are supported in the web client of Zoom. The features that are specific to the Zoom App are not supported via this plugin as they are available only in the Zoom App.
- Check the browser compatibility/limitations for this plugin based on the Zoom web client here.
The Recaptcha can not be disabled as it is directly coming from Zoom. The header can be turned to a mobile header with fewer elements if the window size is reduced from the settings globally(Zoom Meetings -> Settings -> Change Dimensions of Zoom Meeting Window) or directly from the shortcode.
No, this feature is not yet provided in this plugin. However, you can create a recurring meeting from your Zoom account under meetings.
No, Zoom does not allow the gallery view in the web version of Zoom. It’s only possible to use this feature via the Zoom App
This error usually points to more than one Zoom meeting windows opened at a time in the browser. If you see this error make sure there is only one tab in your browser that opens the Zoom meeting window and refresh the page again after closing additional tabs.
- You can add the shortcode on a protected page that only your paid members can access. This can be achieved via a membership plugin in WordPress.
- You can add the shortcode on a page that is only accessible to users once they make a payment on your site. This can be achieved in multiple ways via a shopping cart plugin.
Please check this post for details on the Audio/Video issues in Zoom meeting
From your WordPress backend navigate to Zoom meetings -> Settings -> Change Dimensions of Zoom Meeting Window
Change the width and height of the Zoom window according to your preference.
The no.of participants depend on your Zoom account type and not the plugin. The Basic(free) account type allows up to a max of 100 participants in one meeting.
No, it won’t slow your site because it is not using the resources of your server rather showing the meeting window directly from Zoom.
Please note that Zoom Integration With WordPress is an extended version of the free plugin Video Conferencing with Zoom API by Deepen Bajracharya which shows a Zoom meeting link instead of the embedded Zoom window. Please deactivate this plugin and install my addon from here. You need to check out from the site to download this addon.
I am getting a fatal error with your Zoom plugin: Fatal error: Cannot declare class Video_Conferencing_With_Zoom, because the name is already in use
Are you using this plugin along with the Zoom plugin? If so, please disable it first, as this plugin is an extended version of Video Conferencing with Zoom API and cannot be used together with it.
See all the important updates related to the plugin here
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IMPORTANT: Please note that we do not guarantee to provide individual/dedicated support for the Free version of the plugin. We only offer support for bug fixes in the plugin (i.e not specific to your site but general issues for all plugin users)
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You like to do Zoom Calls?
You would like to use Zoom inside your Membership Areas with your Customers?
Then I have good news for you!
The WordPress Plugin “Zoom Video Conferencing on WordPress” makes it possible.
You think it is complicated to configure the settings? No it is very easy.
There are only some steps in the configuration. After that you can easy create zoom calls inside your WordPress Admin Panel. There you create a WordPress Shortcode that you paste in your protected Page inside your WordPress Membership (or anywhere else on your Website).
All Members doesn’t have to install zoom. Everything is possible on your website.
If you now ask yourself how much you must pay for that great and helpful plugin, then I ask you at first:
How much would you pay, if you have an easy way to do live Webinars with one or more of your Members in the easy way?
I think it is priceless!
The good news: It does not cost you anything.
So give it a try ;-)
Just a quick note that I downloaded and tried Adeel Raza Zoom Integration plugin, and it works perfect.
I had some issues with its settings (mainly because of me), and Adeel was very helpful, and even updated the plugin on the go to fit my needs (RTL support and Hebrew translation, that I sent him).
I started offering this plugin to my clients, and they are very keen about it.
Great job here, Adeel
Keeps people inside your site instead of directing them away to the zoom site - for me that's a great feature