Use the instructions below to setup your Moodle instance to work with BigBlueButton in a few minutes.
Go to your Moodle 4 site and click the login button / link.
Login as an administrator into your site.
Click the plugins tab from the Site administration menu
Under the Site administration tab select/click the Plugins tab.
On the "Plugins" tab find the BigBlueButton plugin and click the "Settings" button.
Log in to Big Blue Manager in a new tab and go to the Moodle page under BigBlueButton / API / GUI section. You will copy the BBB Endpoint and BBB Shared Secret into Moodle.
Go back to Moodle and paste the URL and Salt into the "General settings" page.
You can set a "Default welcome message" to show in BigBlueButton chat window. You can also let teachers edit the message by checking the box. After you are happy with the settings click "Save changes".
The BigBlueButton settings are now save.
Go back to the "Plugins" tab by clicking on it and then click "Plugins overview".
Notice the BigBlueButton plugin is disabled. To enable it first turn on Edit mode by clicking on "Edit mode" button on the top right.
Once "Edit mode" is turned on you can see a gear icon next to "Activity modules". Click on the gear icon.
Notice the eye icon next to BigBlueButton is not blue and is crossed out. Click on it to make it blue.
The eye icon should be now blue which means BigBlueButton activity is enabled.
Disable edit mode by clicking the "Edit mode" slider button
Go back to the "Plugins" tab and click "Plugins overview".
The BigBlueButton activity should be enabled.
Go to the "Home" tab and enable "Edit mode".
You can add BigBlueButton to the site as a site activity by clicking on "Add an activity or resource".
From the popup choose BigBlueButton.
You must provide a "Room name" for this activity room. You can also decide if you want to allow recording for this room.
You have various settings that you can set on a room basis by checking the option.
Each section has various options that limit or customize the plugin.
After you are happy with the settings click "Save and return to the course or "Save and display" to join the room.".
You can also add a room to a course. Make sure "Edit mode" is still on and click the course name you would like to add a room to.
Click "Add an activity or resource".
Choose "BigBlueButton" from the pop-up.
Set a name for the course room.
You can also assign Moodle roles to be moderators and viewers.
Each room has various options you can set by clicking on each section.
After you are happy with the settings click "Save and return to course".
Turn off Edit mode."
Click on the room name on the course page.
Click "Join session" to start a BigBlueButton meeting.
After a few seconds you should enter the BigBlueButton meeting.