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Creating the Chrome Plugin

Sharing screen is an essential feature required in a video conference. To enable screen sharing in Jitsi-Meet for google chrome, you have to build and deploy Jitsi’s chrome extension which is called Jidesha. It’s can be done within few steps.

You just have to edit the,

 "matches": [
    "*://your.server.com/*"
]

in manifest.json for your jitsi server domain. Change the logos to yours and publish it in Chrome Webstore.

Configure the jitsi meet

Then you can link published screen sharing extension changing the following line in

desktopSharingChromeDisabled: false

in Jitsi Meet config file.

You have to add the chrome extension id to the config as well.

desktopSharingChromeExtId: '######################'

To enable screen sharing in Firefox you don’t any extension. Just change the following line in Jitsi Meet config.

desktopSharingFirefoxDisabled: false

That’s it!

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