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How to connect WordPress events with Zoom?

In this article, we will demonstrate how to establish connection between EventPrime and Zoom, allowing you to host Zoom events on your WordPress website.

The Zoom Integration extension by EventPrime simplifies the process of creating and conducting online events on your website. With just a few steps, you can easily create and manage online events using the Zoom extension. This feature streamlines your job, making it easier than ever to organize and conduct online events seamlessly.

To create your first Zoom event using EventPrime’s Zoom extension, follow the given steps below:

Important Note

Please sign up on https://marketplace.zoom.us/ first.

You must use the same email address for creating an account on Zoom that you used for your WordPress admin.

1. Add Zoom Credentials

First go to Settings → Extensions → Click On Manage Before EventPrime Zoom Extension.

Now Enable Allow Zoom Integration.

2. Generating Client ID and Client Secret

To establish an API connection using the OAuth token method, follow the steps below:

Step 1: Visit https://marketplace.zoom.us/ and click on Develop → Build App on the top right corner of the page.

Step 2: You will be asked to choose an app type. Select OAuth and click on the Create button.

Step 3: After clicking on the create button, a form will pop up. Insert the App name, choose app type User-managed app and disable App publish option. Now, click on the Create button and your app will be created.

Step 4: In the EventPrime settings, you will get a Redirect URL for OAuth. Copy this URL and paste it on your Redirect URL for OAuth and Add allows list fields.

Step 7: On the information tab, you can fill up the short description, long description, company name, developer contact details etc.

Step 8: Please add scopes to your app by clicking on the Add Scopes option. A popup screen will appear where you can check the required boxes for the Meeting and User tabs located in the left corner, and then click on Done.

Step 9: Now, again come back to Settings of EventPrime. Click on Zoom Meetings tab, there you need to enter Client Id and Client Secret which you got in Step 4 under app credentials.

Now you need to check connection of between EventPrime and your Zoom extension. So, click on Connect which is beside Check Connection. This page you will be prompted where you need to allow to access permissions. Make sure you do this. After all, save the changes on EventPrime.

Sometimes, you might miss this pop up and do not allow the permissions, so there is a way to allow permissions.

First, you need to visit the Zoom Marketplace website and log in using the same account with which you generated your ClientID. Then, click on Manage next to your profile. From the Personal App Management section, select Added Apps. Now, under Shared Access Permissions, you have the option to update the permission status from Not Authorized to Authorized. Once you’ve authorized this, you are ready to proceed.

3. Add Zoom Event

To create a Zoom event, you should first visit the Events section. Then, navigate to the Event Settings where you can click on Zoom Events and activate the Zoom Event using the provided checkbox.

Now, many options will appear after checking Zoom Event, such as:

  • Host Video
  • Participants Video
  • Waiting Zoom
  • Allow participants to join anytime
  • Mute participants upon entry

In conclusion

In conclusion, the Zoom Extension by EventPrime enables you to conveniently create Zoom events directly on your website. This integration provides a seamless experience for managing and hosting your events, enhancing the efficiency and accessibility of your virtual gatherings.

Apart from zoom extension, there are multiple unique features offered by this WordPress event booking system. Furthermore, you can download the extensions separately according to your requirements.

If you need any further assistance, please comment below and our team will reach out to you with the best solution.

Have a question? Reachout to the EventPrime Community for help here.

2 thoughts on “How to connect WordPress events with Zoom?”

  1. Hello,

    You say “You must use the same email address for creating an account on Zoom that you used for your WordPress admin.” Can it be any admin user or does it have to be the administration email address entered on wp-admin/options-general.php ?

    1. Hello Adrian,

      Thank you for using EventPrime!

      We’re happy to share that we’ve received this inquiry via our support forum, and it has been successfully resolved by our team..

      If you have any further questions, please feel free to contact us.

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