Category: Documentation

Installation video for BigBlueButton 1.1-beta

To help anyone installing BigBlueButton for the first time, we’ve created an installation video that walks you through the install steps at BigBlueButton 1.1-beta installation guide. The video covers installing BigBlueButton 1.1-beta (or later) on an new server assigning a hostname, and configuring it with SSL certificate from Let’s Encrypt. Here’s the video below —

Closed Captioning and Breakout Rooms (BigBlueButton 1.1-beta)

Hi Everyone, We are very pleased to announce the availability of BigBlueButton 1.1-beta that adds the following enhancements: Breakout Rooms Live Closed Captioning Faster Desktop Sharing BigBlueButton is an open source web conferencing system for online learning. The goal of the project is to provide remote students a high-quality online learning experience. The addition of

BigBlueButton 1.0-beta Released

We (the core developers) are very pleased to announce the release of BigBlueButton 1.0-beta. Our intent for this release is to increase opportunities for interaction between instructors and students. BigBlueButton 1.0-beta offers the following new features: Polling – Presenters can now poll students for immediate feedback. The BigBlueButton client includes a feature that can automatically suggest

Add HTTPS to your BigBlueButton Server

We’ve published documentation on how to modify a BigBlueButton 0.9 server to support HTTPS. For production servers, users are increasingly expecting content to be served from HTTPS. There is also another reason to support HTTPS: the upcoming Chrome 46, which is due for release soon, will not allow users to access their microphone via WebRTC

BigBlueButton 0.9.0

We are pleased to announce the release of BigBlueButton 0.9.0, our twelfth release to date. BigBlueButton is an open source web conferencing system for on-line learning. Major features of this release include: Improved audio using web real-time communication (WebRTC) support in FireFox and Chrome web browsers Instructors can now choose which segments of the session are recorded using the Start/Stop Record button Users now test their microphone before