How to Use Zoom Meetings with WordPress – In this article I will show you how to use Zoom meetings with WordPress.
You will learn what Zoom is, why it’s important and how create a Zoom API and manage Zoom Meetings, Webinars, Recordings, Users, Reports directly from your WordPress Dashboard via the plugin Video Conferencing with Zoom.
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What is Zoom Meetings?
Zoom is a cloud-based video conferencing app, arguably the most widely-used app for video meetings in the world.
Why is Zoom Meetings Important?
With millions of people working from home, having a solid video conferencing app is a must for any company.
Does WordPress Support Zoom Meetings?
Yes, you can use Zoom Meetings with WordPress through a number of plugins, including (source:
For a full list of the plugins supporting video conferencing, please visit the
WordPress plugin repository.
How to Use Zoom Meetings with WordPress
To use Zoom meetings with WordPress:
Install and activate the plugin
Video Conferencing with Zoom Create a Zoom API key
Create a Zoom meeting post
How to Install Video Conferencing with Zoom
To install the plugin
Video Conferencing with Zoom: From the WordPress dashboard, click on
Plugins > Add New Type ‘Video Conferencing with Zoom’ in the plugin search bar
Install Now and then Activate
How to Create a Zoom API Key
To create a Zoom API key:
Visit the Zoom App Marketplace and click on
Agree (twice) Click on
Create next to JWT Enter a name for your app and click on
Create Fill out the required fields and click on
Continue From the App Credentials section, copy both API Key and API Secret individually
Go back to your WordPress dashboard and click on
Zoom Meeting Paste both API Key and API Secret in the corresponding fields
Save Settings After you’ve saved, click on
Check API Connection (you should get a ‘API connection is good! Please refresh’ popup)
How to Create a Zoom Meeting from WordPress (Step-by-Step)
To create a Zoom meeting from WordPress:
Zoom Meeting > Live Meetings Click on
Add New Meeting Fill out all the details, select the preferred options and click on
Create Meeting Your live meeting will then be visible in your Zoom account
How to Create a Zoom Meeting from WordPress (Video Tutorial)
Note from the author: please note you will still have to send the invitation to your guests as to the best of my knowledge this function is not supported by the plugin
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