Videoconference & Social Networking
This web based Video Conference module
can easily be installed on Elgg to enable video conferencing. Users are enabled to create unlimited video conference rooms where multiple participants will video chat using their webcams and microphones.
Elgg is an award-winning open source social networking engine that provides a robust framework on which to build all kinds of social environments, from a campus wide social network for your university, school or college or an internal collaborative platform for your organization through to a brand-building communications tool for your company and its clients.
Latest VideoWhisper Elgg plugin release was tested to work with Elgg 1.9.1, previous with Elgg 1.8.8, Elgg 1.7.14 and early versions were built for Elgg 1.6.1. All versions can be downloaded from Elgg plugins repository.
All module php scripts are provided with open source code under GPL 2.0 so integrations can be changed as needed.
Online Demo for Elgg Video Conference Module
Extra Elgg Plugins to use with Elgg Video Conferencet Module
There are also other VideoWhisper plugins to use in combination with this:
- Social Connect - Facebook and Twitter integration
- Embed Room Links - list rooms on other websites
- Homepage Template -create and view active rooms on frontpate
- Online User Snapshots -show snapshots from applications that generate these
Installation Instructions for Elgg Video Conference Module
Before installing, make sure your hosting environment meets all requirements.
- If you're not hosting RTMP with us go to RTMP Application Setup for installation details.
- Download latest Elgg Module zip version and copy the files from the zip file including folder structure to your mod folder in Elgg installation folder. After doing this you should have mod/videoconference/start.php in your elgg installation folder.
Or download and unzip All Videowhisper Elgg Plugins Pack and upload all plugin folders to mod folder in Elgg installation folder.
- From Elgg administration area, enable the videoconference module from Tool Administration. Optionally you can add the Video Conference Rooms widget to default profile widgets and default dashbord widgets.
- Fill the RTMP application path in Video Conference > Settings on site frontend.
- Get a RTMFP path (i.e. by registering for a free developer key from Adobe Cirrus ) to have your own p2p network.
Customizing Elgg P2P Video Conference Rooms
The Elgg Video Conference integration is based on a slightly modified php video conference edition so you can also check that for customizing settings, integration and implementation of other features. You will find most files mentioned there in mod/videoconference .
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