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Bistri Video Call Button


Bistri is free video calling solution. Fully Open, no need to register to call a Bister.
Bistri runs in your browser, no need to install additional software or plugin.

The Bistri Video Call Button Widget allows you to add a “call me on Bistri” button on your blog.
A presence indicator integrated to the button let your visitors know about your availability for a call.

A few options give you the possibility to customize the button appearance (size, label, presence, …)


  • Bistri Video Call Button widget included in a side bar
  • Bistri Video Call Button settings panel


  1. Unzip and put the plugin folder into [wordpress_dir]/wp-content/plugins/
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  3. Go to “Appearance” > “Widgets” then add the widget to a side bar
  4. Expand the options panel of the widget then click on “Get key” to retreive a widget key. Note: If your are not connected to Bistri, an OAuth popup will ask you to enter your Bistri account credentials
  5. Click on “Save” to register the widget settings


Do i need a Bistri account to use the button widget

Yes, the button is linked to your Bistri account. If you don’t have an account already, you can create one by visiting

Why the button presence indicator says that I’m online (green light) even if I set my status to away/busy

For the time being the button can only show if you are online or offline because of technical restrictions. We will improve that as soon as possible

Contributors & Developers

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




  • First release


  • Bug fixing


  • Add new option: now you can choose if a click on the button start a regular video call or a video conference


  • Fix minor bug