Vanilla Forums Chat Component

CometChat Integrates automatically with your Vanilla Forums site

CometChat readily integrates with Vanilla Forums. You can embed CometChat in a site page or use the floating chat bar on every page of your website. Your users can initiate chat and lot more from anywhere, anytime. All features of CometChat including audio/video chat, screen-sharing, games, real-time translation and more will work effortlessly with your site. You can restrict CometChat to certain usergroups as per your choice. CometChat will synchronize with the Vanilla Forums inbox for a seamless experience across the site.

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Vanilla Forums Chat Component's Salient Features

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Automatic User Login

Your users are logged into CometChat, the moment they login to your website.

User Profiles

CometChat auto links user names and profiles. Users can just click on a particular user name and visit that profile easily.

Friends List Synchronization

Automatic friends list are created for your users with the CometChat bar. All online users are displayed when there is no friends system on your website.

User Avatars

Users can stylize and/or create their own online avatar which is displayed in the Who's online list. Other users who want to view the avatar can view it by clicking on it.

Restrict to certain usergroups NEW

Easy hide/show CometChat to certain usergroups! So if you have a paid membership plan, it will be super simple for you to show CometChat only to your paid users.

Inbox Synchronization NEW

Chat messages are auto-magically synchronized with your Vanilla Forums inbox. So your users can chat from anywhere and will always be glued in to the conversation.

Hide CometChat Bar NEW

Now you can hide CometChat bar with just a click on your website.

And many more features follow...

No programming knowledge required

CometChat requires no programming or technical knowledge for installation, maintenance or upgradation. With simple steps and guiding video tutorials, CometChat is as easy as a child’s play.

Works on shared hosting

CometChat doesn’t add to your server woes. CometChat works smoothly even with shared hosting and hence reduces your server maintenance and costs.

Add video chat, screen-sharing and more

Packed with features, CometChat is not just your regular chat application. It contains all possible interactive real time features such as video chat, screen sharing, translation and so much more.

Seamless integration with Vanilla Forums

If you can run Vanilla Forums on your server, you can run CometChat. CometChat floats quietly on each and every page of your Vanilla Forums site. Your users can initiate a chat - and a lot more from anywhere. Anytime!

Available in 9 languages

CometChat offers ready front-end language packs in English, Arabic, French, Chinese, German, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese and Spanish. You can also translate CometChat into your language within minutes directly from CometChat Administration Panel.

Runs on just about everything

CometChat works on all modern browsers including Internet Explorer 7+, Firefox 1.5+, Safari, Opera 9+ and Chrome. CometChat mobile webapp is supported by iPhone, iPad, Android and BlackBerry. CometChat desktop messenger runs on Windows and Mac.

Install within 5 minutes

CometChat Installation is child’s play. With the easy installation steps, handy support videos and documentation, installing CometChat on your Vanilla Forums site is done and dusted in minutes. Installation is as easy as:

  • Extract '' file and copy it’s content into plugins folder of your root directory.
  • Log in to Vanilla Forums administration panel and select 'Dashboard' under settings.
  • Go to Addons -> Plugins, select 'CometChat' and enable it.
  • Click settings, upload '' file and install.
Vanilla Forums

Vanilla Forums

Vanilla is a light weight Internet forum package written in the PHP scripting language. Vanilla Forums are open-source, standards-compliant, customizable discussion forums.

  • Vanilla is a free, open-source, pluggable, themable, multi-lingual community-building product
  • Users can easily set up and maintain a full-featured discussion forum
  • Forum hosting is free with advertising, which can be removed for a fee
  • Commercial is also available

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