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Chat Functionality

  • PETER
    PETER
    Newbie 7 points
    July 15, 2013 at 3:29 pm

    I am using Agencypress 7 i have just noticed that the chat functionality only works with browsers with flash enabled and this can be stressful to users who do not know how to make it work. is there a way that we could have a simpler chat ? maybe like the one in facebook as in you dont have to be in a chatroom page in order to chat? Also how can i dispay a page with members? thanks in advance

  • Mark Fail
    Mark Fail
    Super Guru 12,822 points
    July 15, 2013 at 3:33 pm

    The chat system included is only designed to be basic, normally chat apps cost more than the price of the theme itself.

    You would have to look around if you wished to include any other chat application.

  • PETER
    PETER
    Newbie 7 points
    July 15, 2013 at 8:27 pm

    Thanks Mark. What about displaying Members in a page? i would like to have a page called online members and then display all members then other users can see their profiles and interact

  • Daniel
    Daniel
    Newbie 17 points
    July 21, 2013 at 8:23 pm

    The chat has ever work for me, permission or not nobody seems to find a solution.
    Any ideas 💡

  • Aaron
    Aaron
    Super Guru 922 points
    July 21, 2013 at 11:03 pm
  • Mark Fail
    Mark Fail
    Super Guru 12,822 points
    July 22, 2013 at 1:05 am

    looks like a good plugin Aaron, thanks for sharing.

  • Daniel
    Daniel
    Newbie 17 points
    July 22, 2013 at 3:48 pm

    My hosting provider just fixed for me see details below

    It appears that the chat service makes a http request to this url:

    http://MISITE.com/wp-content/themes/agencypress/PPT/chatroom/?u=1

    This was causing the 404 errors that you saw when you clicked to chat.

    I updated the .htaccess code from

    # Get rid of index.php
    RewriteCond %{REQUEST_URI} /index\.php
    RewriteRule (.*) index.php?rewrite=2 [L,QSA]

    to

    # Get rid of index.php
    # needed for the chatroom
    RewriteCond %{REQUEST_URI} !chatroom
    RewriteCond %{REQUEST_URI} /index\.php
    RewriteRule (.*) index.php?rewrite=2 [L,QSA]

    Which omits urls with ‘chatroom’ from being redirected, and it appears to function normally.

    Now it works fine I also installed a footer chat similar to the one on facebook
    and seems to work fine http://wordpress.org/plugins/envolve-chat/

    Thanks for the suggestion @Aaron

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