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An OpenTok / TokBok videochat plugin for elgg

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This plugin provides basic videochat functionality to any elgg portal. It can be configured in one of two ways: 1) a single chat room for site wide use, or 2) multiple chat rooms that can be created and accessed according to elgg's access controls.

You must acquire a free embed url, or an api/secret pair to use this plugin.

Please be advised the this is a v0.1 release and there will be BUGS!



1) This plugin was developed as part of the Carbon Commons project ( with funding from Carbon Management Canada (CMC) ( and the International Performance Assessment Centre for Geological Storage of CO2 (IPAC-CO2) (

2) This plugin reused and repurposed source code from Jeroen Dalsem's videochat plugin developed by ColdTrick IT Solutions (, as well as the OpenTok API, and several OpenTok tutorials developed by TokBox (

Help and Comments

If you require help on setting up or has comments about the plugin, email

Roger Curry

Cyberinfrastructure developer


  • Category: Tools
  • License: GNU General Public License (GPL) version 2
  • Updated: 1970-1-1
  • Downloads: 2446
  • Recommendations: 5