iFlyChat allows visitors of your WordPress site to chat with each other privately (one-to-one chat) or together in chat rooms.
iFlyChat is a real time chat plugin best suited for community and social networking websites. It helps in increasing user engagement of your WordPress site by enabling users to chat with each other privately (one to one private conversation), group chat or in chat rooms. Also, it is useful for forums, blogs, dating sites etc. It can also be configured to provide online support for products/services. It logs the user conversations so that they can be later viewed using shortcode. You can try it out live here.
One on one (private) chat: Attractive Pop Up Chat. Interact with users and customers online using public and private rooms. Users can browse and chat simultaneously.
Embedded Chat Room: Make your chat room larger and roomier by embedding it to a page. Fully customizable CSS. Try demo here. (Premium feature)
Group Chat: Group chat enables users to chat in groups. Users can chat with specific set of people simultaneously. (Premium feature)
Anonymous Users: Anonymous or unregistered users can be allowed to participate in the chat. Such users are assigned random names or numbers (configurable option).
Cloud based chat: Blazing fast response time. Sub second latency. All chat related processing for your website is handled by our cloud servers. There won't be any chat related load on your website server.
Chat Moderation: Control swearing in public or private chat rooms. Spamming of URLs can also be stopped by setting up chat moderation at settings page.
Delete Chat Messages: Chat Moderator or Administrator can delete a message or clear entire history of any chat conversation. This feature can also be switched off.
User Moderation: Chat Moderator or Administrator can kick or ban (even IP based ban) users who do not abide by the rules and regulations of the chat.
Theme Customisation: Customize look and feel of the chat to match your website. Color and font of the text can also be changed. Labels like chat and Public Chatroom can also be customized in any language.
Chat Content Engagement: Engage users of chat by sharing pictures, videos, and URLs from across the web. Users can also express emotions using our customisable Emoticons set.
Share Files: Attach files in chat. Users can upload and share files with others in private chat as well as in chat rooms.
SSL Support: We provide automatic encryption for SSL based sites.
Single Sign-on: No separate login to chat. If a user is logged-in to your website, then chat automatically logs him/her in.
Translation: All strings in the chat plugin are translatable.
Browser based Mobile Chat App: We provide standalone browser based mobile chat application. Users can access both pop and embed chat in mobile devices, smartphones and tablets.
Chat Logging: Retrieve logs of your chat rooms using our custom shortcode.
Multiple chat rooms
Provides a sleek chat bar at bottom right of the browser
Selectable list of Online Users (Once you choose a particular user to chat with, it creates a new tab adjacent to the chat bar along with an attached pop-up chat window)
Chat rooms can be embedded into the page instead of pop-up
Chat works on tablets and mobile devices
Supports chat for anonymous users
Renders Image and Youtube URLs inline.
Supports smileys (detects them automatically in chat messages)
Chat history is retained in between page loads
Provides notification sound when a new chat message is received
Notifies user by blinking browser title bar and chat popup when a new chat message is received
This chat plugin supports automatic integration with BuddyPress plugin.
Our chat plugin automatically detects if you have a specific avatar plugin installed. We support integration with following avatar plugins:
The chat plugin supports WordPress MultiSite feature. You can install chat globally across a WordPress Network.
Our lifetime free plan supports upto 10 online users in chat at a time. It includes all standard features. For advanced features (such as embed chat, group chat, etc) and scalability, we offer paid plans - https://iflychat.com/pricing.
PS: You'll need an iFlyChat.com API key to use chat.
Requires: 3.0 or higher
Compatible up to: 3.9.1
Last Updated: 2014-7-2
4 of 4 support threads in the last two months have been resolved.
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