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[PubliC Release] Chat by Siropu 1.25.0-RC2

Mobile friendly chat with 4 display modes, rooms, archive, whisper, top chatters, user settings...

  1. XenForo Rocks
    Compatible XF Versions:
    • 1.3
    • 1.4
    • 1.5
    Additional Requirements:
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    Updates Duration:
    12 Months / 7.99 USD Renewal (new updates and support)
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    Admin Features
    1. Enable Chat
    2. Enable Chat Rooms
    3. Enable Chat Page
    4. Rooms to display in the navigation
    5. Display Mode (All Pages, Forums List Above, Forums List Below, Sidebar Below Visitor Panel, Sidebar Bottom, Chat Page Only, Embed)
    6. Allow room change in embed mode
    7. Enable chatters list
    8. Enable top chatters list with limit
    9. Hide users after x minutes of inactivity
    10. Enable tag alerts
    11. Link tagged users to their profile
    12. Enable avatars in users list
    13. Enable avatars in message list
    14. Enable colored messages
    15. Enable color picker
    16. Choose if banned users can view chat
    17. Set maximum messages displayed
    18. Set maximum smilies used in a message
    19. Delete messages older than x days
    20. Delete rooms inactive for x days
    21. Enable /me command
    22. Enable /whisper command
    23. Enable /quit command
    24. Enable /kick command
    25. Display user commands by chat bot
    26. Chose which editor buttons are displayed (bold, italic, underline, strike-through, link, image, media, quote, spoiler, code, smilies)
    27. Disallow certain BBCodes
    28. Disable All BBCodes
    29. Set default user settings
    30. Displayed notifications
    31. Refresh rate control (4 states)
    32. Enable Chat Page Sidebar
    33. Display top chatters widget on chat page sidebar
    34. Notices (You can use multiple in rotation)
    35. Ads (You can use multiple in rotation) / Support for Ads Manager is available.
    All Pages Mode it displays a bar at the bottom of the window with the last posted message and the number of chatters. When you click on the bar, the chat get displayed and you can chat from any page at any time. This way you don't have to stay on specific page to chat.

    Embed Mode
    allows you to embed the chat with any room anywhere you want in the template using a template callback with XF's Template Modifications System.

    There is also a mode called Full Page Mode which allows you to embed the chat using an iframe. To use it, you just need to add /fullpage to the end of the chat page URL.

    Rooms (User Group Based Permissions)

    • Admin option to globally enable/disable rooms feature.
    • Users can Add/Edit/Delete Rooms from within the chat if they have permission.
    • Admin can create rooms with user group based permissions.
    • Users can password protect their rooms if they have permission.
    • Users can bypass password if they have permission.
    • You can view who's chatting and in which room.
    • By using /room and then typing you can search for rooms.
    /whisper command (Permission based)
    Allows you to send private messages to chatters and the best part is that it supports multiple recipients at the same time.

    /whisper [User 1, User 2] your message

    You can either write this manually or you can click the new "Whisper" link in the user actions menu. If you click on multiple users "Whisper" action, they will be added to the group.

    When the message shows up, you can see who else received the message and if you click on the "Whisper" text, you can send a new message to the same group, without having to click again on their "Whisper"link.

    The /whisper command can be globally switched on/off from admin options and there are also user group permissions.

    /me command (User Group Based Permissions)

    • Enable/disable the /me command.
    • Set if command is displayed by the chat bot.
    /quit command (User Group Based Permissions)
    • Enable/disable the /quit command.
    • Set if command is displayed by the chat bot.
    Command will display a message to all users: Username has left the chat.

    If you write something after the command, that message will be included with the notification: Username has left the chat (Your message).

    /prune command (User Group Based Permissions)

    Will delete all the messages in the current room.
    By adding all after the command will delete all the messages in all the rooms.
    By adding the username of a user after the command, will delete all the messages by that user from the room.

    /kick command (User Group Based Permissions)

    Allows you to kick users from the room for x hours (specified in the admin option).

    /clear command

    Will clear all the messages in the chat window (does not delete them).

    /rules command

    Will display an overlay with the rules you have set.

    /rooms command

    Will display the available rooms.

    /help command

    Will display an overlay with information about the chat commands.

    /user command

    By typing /user followed by a username, will display only the messages associated with that user.

    Bot Responses

    Allows you to set keywords that can trigger automated messages posted by chat bot.

    Bot Messages

    Allows you to automatically post messages at a scheduled time.

    Desktop Notifications

    Allow you to display desktop notifications when there are new messages and the chat window is unfocused. You can set which message types are displayed (normal, whisper, tag, bot). Users have the option to disable this from their settings.

    Top Chatters

    • Enable/disable top chatter list with limit.
    • Admin can reset top chatters list any time.
    Displayed notifications (By the Chat Bot)
    • User has been banned
    • User has been unbanned
    • User has joined the room
    • User has left the room
    • User has registered
    Display new forum Threads & Posts
    1. Choose to display new threads
    2. Choose to display new thread posts
    3. Choose to display post content excerpt (with length control)
    4. Choose to display posts from selected forums only
    The messages will get posted by the Chat Bot and you can set the name for it.

    Display moderator ban actions

    If enabled, moderator ban/unban actions will be displayed in the chat by the chat bot.

    Style Properties

    Allows you to style almost every element of the chat.
    You can also change the image icons and set bot avatar.

    Font Awesome Support

    Allows you to use Font Awesome icons instead of image icons. You can choose your own icons and you can even include Font Awesome if you don't have it installed.


    1. View chat
    2. Use chat
    3. View archive
    4. Search archive
    5. Edit own messages
    6. Edit messages by anyone
    7. Delete own messages
    8. Delete messages by anyone
    9. Delete all messages
    10. Ban users from chat
    11. View banned users
    12. Join rooms
    13. Join multiple rooms
    14. Add rooms
    15. Password protect rooms
    16. Bypass Password
    17. Delete any room
    18. Edit any room
    19. Use /me command
    20. Use /whisper command
    21. Use /quit command
    22. Use /kick command
    23. Allow room authors to use /kick command
    24. Choose display mode
    25. Use color
    26. Manage reports
    27. Report messages
    28. View whispers (Optional for Admins/Moderators)
    29. Read whispers (Optional for Admins/Moderators)
    30. Edit notices
    31. View Ads
    User Features
    1. Enable/Disable Sound
    2. Maximize Chat Window
    3. Inverse Direction
    4. Set chat editor position (top or bottom) - Requires page refresh.
    5. Hide/show bot messages
    6. Hide/show chatters list
    7. Hide messages from ignored users
    8. Hide desktop notifications
    9. Enable/Disable Chat (Not applies to Chat Page Mode)
    10. Choose display mode
    11. Set massage color using color picker
    12. User Tagging (When you post with @Username, the user will see that message highlighted and if tag alerts options is enabled, the user will also get an alert notification)
    13. View Archive (Permissions based)
    14. View Top Chatters
    15. View banned users (Permissions based)
    16. Edit/Delete own messages (Permissions based)
    17. Delete all messages (From certain rooms all from all rooms)
    18. Logout from chat
    Moderator Features (Permissions based)
    1. Ban/unban users form certain rooms or from the whole chat for hours, days, weeks, months, years or permanently.
    2. Edit/delete any message
    Archive Features (Permissions based)
    1. Search by room or in all rooms
    2. Search by keywords
    3. Search by usernames (You can search by multiple users)
    4. Search by date (end/start)
    The editor buttons work like XenForo's, meaning that if you click on link, image. media, you get a popup to insert the data.

    Chat Sound Alerts
    There are 3 different sound alerts for messages: whisper, bot and regular. There is also a sound alert for error messages.

    Chat Rules
    Allows you to set chat rules. If rules are set, a link will appear in the chat title bar and when clicked, the rules will popup in the overlay.

    Edit, delete and prune actions will be reflected to all chatters on chat refresh without having to reload the page.

    DISCLAIMER: I don't know how it will perform with many concurrent chatters.

    Demo available at:siropu.com/forums/chat/

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    • Guaranteed support
    • Guaranteed maintenance
    • Fast bug fixes
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