CometChat floats quietly on each and every page of your Elgg site. Your users can initiate chat and a lot more from anywhere, anytime!
Your users are logged into CometChat as soon as they login to Elgg. No confusing extra logins.
CometChat automatically integrates with your Elgg users' friends list. In the "Who's Online" list, users will see their Elgg friends. If you are running a small site, then you can always choose to show all online users instead.
CometChat allows users to quickly visit Elgg profiles by clicking on the user's name while chatting.
CometChat will display the Elgg user's avatar in the Who's Online list and while chatting.
If you can run Elgg on your server, you can run CometChat! All features including video chat, screen-sharing, games, translate etc. will work with any host running Elgg including shared hosting. Yes, all features of CometChat will work with any host.
CometChat works on all modern browsers including Internet Explorer 7+, Firefox 1.5+, Safari, Opera 9+ and Chrome. CometChat mobile webapp supports iPhone, iPad, Android and BlackBerry. CometChat desktop messenger runs on Windows and Mac.
Ready front-end language packs for English, Arabic, French, Chinese, German, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese and Spanish. Or translate CometChat into your language within minutes directly from CometChat Admin Panel. Full support for UTF-8 and right-to-left text.
Elgg ready integration is available with all editions of CometChat free of additional charge.
Installation is as easy as: (detailed instructions)
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