WhatsApp for Moodle plugin gives the Moodle teachers and students the option to communicate on WhatsApp using WhatsApp API platform.
Our plugin has two types of accounts:
Basic account teacher account gives the teachers the options to:
A. To communicate with students using WhatsApp
B. To create & manage courses WhatsApp groups.
C. To handle WhatsApp communication from multiple devices simultaneously.
Many more WhatsApp options!!
How to create and manage groups:
In the WhatsApp settings page > group settings tab. In this tab you will find all your course list. In the group settings you have the following options:
Set the group name – The defult group name is the course short name.note: you can manage the group users in the main front system at any time.
Add a join url – If you like to connect existing group to the WhatsApp system – insert the group join url and the existing group will be added to your system. If you leave this filed with no join url then the system will open a new group for the course.
Choose a phone account – If you have multiple accounts, Choose the account that will manage the course group.
Add all users – By selecting the checkbox all course users will be added to the group. If you do not check the box then group will be open only with the system phone.
After filling the requirements click on add a group. Group will get an ID and if this is a new group it will provied a join link url
Once adding the group, you can edit the group name and managing phone
How to add a new group that is not related to any course
Click on open a new group button
You will be directed to the add group popup where you will need to add the needed information, choose the students, and submit
To log into the front panel: Go to site administration > Plugins > WhatsApp for Moodle settings > Instance and Token > go to front page
Scan the QR code on your phone just like in WhatsApp web. You will be directed to the front WhatsApp for Moodle front page
Congratulations!! You are ready now to start using the system and communicate with your students!!
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