How to setup Zoom on your Simplylearn account
Zoom.us is an free online webmeeting solution.
It has an 40 mins limit on group meetings.
Host up to 50 participants.
A Participant is an invitee in a meeting scheduled by someone with a Host license. A Participant does not require a Zoom account in order to join a meeting. Participants can join a meeting from their phone, desktop, mobile and tablet devices.
It has Unlimited number of meetings.
Getting Started with Zoom Conference Plugin
Zoom.us plugin interfaces which allows the administrator to manage meetings, users, recordings, settings and get usage reports to Simplylearn admin dashboard.
Note: You need to have a paid zoom account in order to use this plugin feature connected with your zoom account.
1. First step is to goto https://zoom.us/developer and sign up for a free account.
If you allready have an account please login.
2. When you are login go to this link https://zoom.us/developer/api/credential
Click on the “Start 60-Days Free Trial.
3. Get API Key and API Secret.
Click on Credentials tab and copy API Key and API Secret.
4. Login to your Simplylearn site and goto Zoom Webinar
Now, login to Simplylearn site and goto Zoom Webinar settings page. Is the zoom plugin is disabled. Please enabled it first.
Copy and paste your keys where headings are same as in zoom and save settings.
If you keys are incorrect then after refresh in settings page error message defining that api keys are incorrect will show. Like below:
If no errors are displayed then you have successfully connected with zoom and are now ready to control through Simplylearn.
Using Shortcodes to Add Meetings:
Currently, in Zoom conference WP the only way to insert a created meeting is by using short-codes. For example: