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Envolve Chat

Envolve Chat - A customizable chat toolbar for your website

This plugin adds Envolve chat to your WordPress blog or BuddyPress community. Envolve looks similar to Facebook's chat toolbar and lets your visitors have topical chats about your content. Click to view Envolve online chat software in action; look in the lower right corner.


  • Create and join topical group chats with 1 click.
  • Admins can create permanent chat rooms that are always displayed in the toolbar.
  • Easily create private one-on-one and group chats.
  • Single sign-on lets users who already have accounts with your site be automatically logged into chat.
  • Toolbar approach allows visitors to chat while continuing to browse your site.
  • Real-time translation of messages into 50+ languages. Chat with international visitors in your native language.
  • Invite users to chat using a unique short URL that can be easily shared with friends through Twitter and Facebook
  • Invite users to new or existing chats using drag-and-drop.
  • Custom skinning lets you match Envolve to the look and feel of your site. No technical skills required.
  • Real-time and historical analytics of chat data lets you learn more about what your users are saying.
  • Integrates automatically with the avatars of BuddyPress and other extensions..
  • Chats can be embedded into WordPress pages (with a little coding)

Requires: 2.0.2 or higher
Compatible up to: 3.3.2
Last Updated: 2011-10-4
Downloads: 59,075


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