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Video Call Button by Gruveo

Description

Overview

This plugin inserts a Gruveo call button that lets your website visitors call you with voice and video without having to leave your site. No account is needed for callers, and the service works in all major browsers without installs. All you need to do is sign up for a Gruveo account and start receiving incoming calls from your leads or customers.

Features

  • Visitors can call you for free without account or installs
  • Gruveo call button widget
  • Gruveo call button shortcode
  • The button script loads asynchronously
  • Displays the call button in English, Spanish or German
  • Every support request receives a response

Widget Instructions

  1. Add the customizable Gruveo button widget through Appearance -> Widgets.
  2. Choose Video Call Button by Gruveo.
  3. Enter your Gruveo handle and click Save.
    • Don’t have a Gruveo handle? Click here to get one.

See the screenshots for examples.

Shortcode Instructions

Basic shortcode example:

[gruveo-button handle="@awesome"]

Custom Shortcode Example:

[gruveo-button handle="@awesome" language="es" size="large" type="voice"]

Supported shortcode values:
* language: en, es, de (default: detect automatically)
* size: small, large, xlarge (default: small)
* type: video, voice (default: video)

Support

Support is offered on the WordPress Support Forum for free. You are also welcome to contact us with any support requests.

Screenshots

  • A Gruveo button and the call pop-up it opens
  • Frontend view of the Gruveo button widget
  • Backend view of the Gruveo button widget
  • Frontend view of the Gruveo button shortcode
  • Backend view of the Gruveo button shortcode

Installation

Automatic Installation

The easiest way to install this plugin is automatically through WordPress because it will handle all of the file transferring. To get started, log in to your WordPress dashboard, navigate to the Plugins menu and click “Add New”.

In the search field, type “Video Call Button by Gruveo” and hit Enter. Locate the plugin and then install it by clicking “Install Now”.

Manual Installation

The manual installation method involves downloading the plugin and uploading it to your server via your favorite FTP application. The WordPress codex contains instructions on how to do this here.

FAQ

Installation Instructions

Automatic Installation

The easiest way to install this plugin is automatically through WordPress because it will handle all of the file transferring. To get started, log in to your WordPress dashboard, navigate to the Plugins menu and click “Add New”.

In the search field, type “Video Call Button by Gruveo” and hit Enter. Locate the plugin and then install it by clicking “Install Now”.

Manual Installation

The manual installation method involves downloading the plugin and uploading it to your server via your favorite FTP application. The WordPress codex contains instructions on how to do this here.

What browsers does Gruveo video and voice calling work in?

The Gruveo video and voice calling currently works in:

  • Chrome, Firefox and Opera on computers and Android phones and tablets
  • Safari 11 and above on macOS
  • Safari on iPhone and iPad with iOS 11 and above

On iOS 10 and below, the call pop-up will automatically prompt the caller to install the Gruveo app for iOS.

Please visit the Gruveo Help Center for more details on the supported platforms.

How do I receive incoming calls on my Gruveo handle?

You can receive Gruveo calls on:

In order to be alerted of the incoming calls, you need to be logged in to Gruveo and have incoming call notifications enabled. Click here for details.

How do I register my Gruveo handle?

Click here to register your Gruveo handle and start receiving incoming video and voice calls today!

Contributors & Developers

“Video Call Button by Gruveo” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.

Contributors

Changelog

1.1

  • Update widget options and shortcode format to reflect April 2018 button changes.
  • Update plugin icon and image assets.

1.0.1

  • Update plugin name and description.

1.0

  • First version.