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Messenger (Realtime Chatting) 2.0.5

Messenger for XenForo with realtime chatting.

  1. Nobita
    Compatible XF Versions:
    • 1.3
    • 1.4
    • 1.5
    Additional Requirements:
    NodeJs, NPM, Shell Access
    Visible Branding:
    Important: This addon only work when your server installed NodeJs module.

    Description: Take your conversation to live.

    Key features:
    • Realtime chatting between users
    • Integration with Conversations
    • Display someone is typing on Chat window
    • Inherit all permissions from Conversation Permissions
    • Chatting on any pages. No matter page you in. The chat alway visible to you
    • New gallery to display images and media.
    • Display smilies on Chatting
    • This addon has added an permission key to Conversation Permissions (Enable messenger). The messenger only available with users has that permission.
    Special config?
    • If your site use SSL. Please take a few minutes to config the file config.json in the folder server
    Note: Some keys need to be update on the file config.json
    • secure: If your site use SSL. The value should be true
    • ssl_key_path: The path to SSL Key. Eg: /some/where/to/domain.com.key
    • ssl_crt_path: The path to SSL CRT. Eg: /some/where/to/domain.com.crt
    How to setup NodeJS on other server?
    If you wanna use NodeJs on other server for some reasons. Please do some steps below to make sure it work.
    • Upload all files in the folder Server to server
    • Edit the file config.json and make sure the api_key matched with key listed in options
    • Then start server

    How to install?

    Please do steps which listed the following to work this addon.

    To check your server was installed NodeJs or not. Just simple run this command:
    node -v
    If the result returned of the version NodeJs. Your server ready to use addon.

    Otherwise. You must install it before install addon. To install NodeJs, just running this command:
    yum  install nodejs npm
    After installed successfully. You need install the Forever script to help the our script running forever. Running the following command to install:
    npm install forever -g
    Ok. Almost was done.
    Now upload all files to your root directory. And install addon.

    On the SSH window. Running this command:
    cd /path/to/forum/directory
    cd server
    Then running the following command:
    npm update
    forever start server.js
    You are done.

    Note: Each update addon you need restart the server. To do it, run commands:
    forever stop server.js
    forever start server.js
    To see the list of script running:
    forever list


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Recent Reviews

  1. Lil.Tee
    Version: 1.1.3
    Thank you very much for your awesome addon!!!
  2. zoldos
    Version: 1.0.5 c
    A bit complex to install and not recommended for novices. I use a VPS server and was able to get it going after a bit of tweaking. But overall, a solid plugin that I and my users will certainly enjoy! Thanks!