December 19, 2016

This changes everything! Introducing Bots in CometChat 6.3.0

This changes everything! Introducing Bots in CometChat 6.3.0

Hello All,

You will be delighted to know that your favourite chat solution is growing leaps and bounds as a product. Quite a lot of you noticed the flurry of updates in the recent past, and wrote back with enquiries and suggestions. We have taken heed of your feedback and are ready with new enhancements that will leave your users spellbound.

CometChat Bots Integration

This is yet another big-bang release and here’s what you can expect:

Bots for CometChat

This is a first-in-class feature for a chat solution. You can now have your users glued to their conversation with helper bots giving them interesting pieces of information, like weather updates, news, stocks quotes, etc…

A weather chat bot in action

Chat bot, weather bot

Users adding a touch of fun using a Giphy bot

A chat bot using giphy's service

There are dozens of ready-to-use bots and you can create your own bots as well!

New enhancements in the UX and UI

As part of our ongoing efforts to improve your users’ experience, we have introduced a couple of new enhancements.

Some of you want more than the standard 15-colours theming options. You can now customize your chat’s colours at will, the colour editor is back with a vengeance.

Multiple conversations now get stacked up on one-another for a better user-experience.

Stacked chat windows

Lightweight transactions

We have tweaked the core architecture to reduce the load exerted on the server by upto 50%. CometChat is now twice as fast and the apps will consume lesser battery life (on mobile).

One versioning system for all products

In the past, we have had varying version series for each of our products (web, desktop & apps); this changes from 6.3. From now on, all our releases will build on 6.3.0 and will envelope all product variants.

Phew! That is quite a lot of things to look forward to in this release.

Get CometChat v6.3.0

CometChat PHP (Self-Hosted)

Get our latest chat software & experience a phenomenal increase in the time spent by your users on your site and app.

Purchase the All-New CometChat with Bots

(Bots feature is available in Premium Edition and higher)

Already have CometChat? Download CometChat or purchase our installation service if you would like us to perform the upgrade.

CometChat Cloud

Version 6.3 will be available for CometChat Cloud shortly.

Feel free to contact us if you need any assistance.

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