CometChat floats quietly on each and every page of your SocialEngine 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 SocialEngine. No confusing extra logins.
CometChat automatically integrates with your SocialEngine users' friends list. In the "Who's Online" list, users will see their SocialEngine 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 SocialEngine profiles by clicking on the user's name while chatting.
CometChat will display the SocialEngine user's avatar in the Who's Online list and while chatting.
If you can run SocialEngine on your server, you can run CometChat! All features including video chat, screen-sharing, games, translate etc. will work with any host running SocialEngine 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.
SocialEngine ready integration is available with all editions of CometChat free of additional charge.
Installation is as easy as: (detailed instructions)
When we started our site we soon realized big problems with the Socialengine-chat which was slowing down our server. A forum without chat Impossible!
A friend told me of CometChat and finally we installed the footer-chat.
Here are the figures from my server regarding CPU-usuage:
Old chat: 60-80% CPU-usage
CometChat: 5-20% CPU-usage
CometChat is the leading SocialEngine chat, SocialEngine plugin, SocialEngine hack, SocialEngine module and SocialEngine addon.