The BigBlueButton-Strapi plugin integrates BigBlueButton web conferencing into Strapi so that you can launch your online classes from within Strapi.
Integrate online classes into Strapi CMS via BigBlueButton open-source video conferencing.
This free plugin also provides API end-points to easily setup start and join buttons for web conferencing into any frontend app.
BigBlueButton is like-Zoom for online classes but at a much lower cost, with better analytics, and is open-source.
The BigBlueButton-Strapi plugin enables you to integrate BigBlueButton into Strapi.
BigBlueButton offers you everything you need for your online classes: HD audio/video conference, whiteboard, chat, slides, polling, raise hand and breakout rooms. Specifically,
The requireemnts to install the BigBlueButton-Strapi plugin is same as those to install Strapi.
Please refer to the official Strapi installation requirement doc here: Installation Requirements.
Minimum environment requirements
We are following the official Node.js releases timelines.
Supported Strapi versions:
The BigBlueButton-Strapi plugin is designed for Strapi v4.x. It won't work with Strapi v3.x.
Use npm to install this plugin within your Strapi project (recommended).
Refer to this doc to install npm
npm i bigbluebutton-strapi
After successful installation you would need to build a fresh package that includes the BigBlueButton-Strapi plugin UI. Please execute the commands below:
# with npm (option 1) $ npm run build $ npm run develop # with npx (option 2) $ npx strapi build $ npx strapi develop
The BigBlueButton-Strapi plugin should appear in the Plugins section of Strapi sidebar after you run app again.
Now you are ready to launch your onlie classes 🎉
You can replace the default BigBlueButton URL and Secret with your own server details.
Configure Your BigBlueButton URL and Secret.
In case you don't have a BigBlueButton server, you can create a free trial account here.
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npm install bigbluebutton-strapi
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