This plugin implements 2 videochat modes:
1. Private 2 Way Video Call Rooms
2. Random Videochat with Country/Gender Matchmaking
New: P2P WebRTC is now supported with the new VideoWhisper WebRTC server + STUN/TURN, recommended for optimal latency and quality in private calls.
Get a Free “Developers” account to test P2P WebRTC & STUN/TURN, from WebRTC Host. Limited availability.
VideoCall rooms can be managed by users from frontend and shared by access link.
Random videochat is accessible on a custom page, where users are randomly matched with other users that access that page.
Videochat pages should be added to cache exceptions.
Live Site / Demo
HTML5 2 Way Videochat : Video Calls
- 100% web based HTML5, no downloads, no app store approval required
- 1 to 1, 2 way private video chat
- Send video/audio/screen recordings, emoticons in text chat
- Next button in Random Videochat to move to next match without page reload
Random Videochat (Roulette)
- Random videochat page, to get matched with other user online
- Next button in app to move to next match, without reloading page
- Matchmaking by Gender, Country (example: I am Male from US looking for Female from any country.)
- Custom Gender options (plugin settings)
- AJAX filter dropdows, updating without page reload
- Automatically select own country by GeoIP if available
WordPress 2Way VideoCalls and Random Chat – HTML5 Webcam Videocha Plugin
- Quickly add 2 way video call rooms and random chat to WP site
- Access permissions (everybody, members, list)
- Members can create and manage rooms
- Menus in admin bar
- Access list per room
- Widget with active rooms list and entry
- Pages for room management, random videochat
- Option to redirect user to videochat setup page after login
- Option to automatically create a video call room for each user
- Easy translation with .po file and settings
- Integrates Mobile App (if available for iOS/Android)
Setup web based HTML5 videocalls on a WordPress site using VideoWhisper HTML5 Videochat.
A Video Chat page is added to the website where members can create and manage their rooms and also a page for random videochat. Can be disabled from settings. Functionality can be implemented as shortcode.
There is a settings page with multiple parameters and permissions. Who can setup rooms and access application can be configured (everybody, members, list of members/roles).
For a more advanced setup with monetization including pay per minute & gifts, see PaidVideochat Pay Per Minute Webcams Turnkey Site Platform, Random Matchmaking Videochat – Speed Video Dating with Match Criteria & Monetization.
This plugin has requirements beyond regular WordPress hosting specifications: specific live streaming servers, certificates, licensing, tools and configuration for HTML5 live camera streaming.
This implementation supports 2 options for WebRTC live streaming servers:
- P2P via VideoWhisper WebRTC with STUN/TURN – recommend for optimal latency
- Relayed streaming via Wowza SE live streaming
Get a Free “Developers” account to test P2P WebRTC with STUN/TURN included, from WebRTC Host. Limited resources available.
On PC, add effects to videochat with SnapCamera from SnapChat.
- Application Homepage: VideoWhisper HTML5 Videochat
- Videochat website including mobile app:
More information, the latest updates, other plugins and non-WordPress editions can be found at https://videowhisper.com/ .
- This plugin requires a specific HTML5 WebRTC live streaming relay for the live streaming features. Before installing this make sure all hosting requirements are met:
- Enable the plugin from WordPress admin area and fill the “Settings”, including live streaming configuration
- Setup Video Calls page from Pages settings tab and add to your menu.
- Optionally, enable the widget to show online rooms.
Contributors & Developers
“2Way VideoCalls and Random Chat – HTML5 Webcam Videochat” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.Contributors
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- P2P WebRTC is now supported with the new VideoWhisper WebRTC server + STUN/TURN: VideoWhisper WebRTC Signaling Server
- Matchmaking Country / Gender for Random Videochat
- Random Videochat mode with shortcode and next button
- Removed Flash
- PHP8 support
- Integrates HTML5 Videochat instead of Flash 2 Way Videochat
- Auto Room: Automatically create a room for each user on registration or when user accesses management page
- WP plugin translation with .po files in languages.
- Application translation with setting.
- New settings for extra parameters.
- Integrates VideoWhisper 2 Way Video Chat 4.41
- Video Chat room management page in frontend: users can create room, access, obtain link, delete
- Plugin settings including permissions for videochat room setup, videochat access