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WP-Live-Chat

Chat Meets Blog - A Love/Chat Relationship. An IRC web client for your blog.

Can this plugin be used for another IRC Server/Network like Freenode

As of this update we now support Freenode and our Adult Server at irc.bondageradio.com . We are however in negotiations with our host companies and may be able to supply additional chat servers and services in the very near future.

Test URL http://evbid.com/wordpress-irc-help/

Concerns have been raised in the WordPress forums about exchanging data with an 'Adult' server. In fact one member suggested twice that the plugin be taken down from the repository because of this fact. How do you respond to this?

Actually, the more we think about this, the more upset we get. The single complaint was posted by an expatriot of his own country who raised the concern of data being "Shared with" or somehow "accessed by" our server.

This plugin is a wordpress front end for the well known CGI:IRC chat client, the only information exchanged between the server and the plugin is user name, referring page and desired channel to join.

Quite Frankly, any plugin can be used to access user information for subversive purposes, but no one here was even thinking about that, our Brains aren't that twisted. We run a WordPress based CMS on our site and we run an IRC server. Just because we cater to Adult interests (A class of users who more and more are finding themselves in the Minority) doesn't mean we're automatically evil.

For those of you who can't admit that you are, in fact human, and think about dating and or sex, let alone connect to an Adult chat server, we have now added the capability of staying AWAY from the Adult server completely and connect to freenode.net (the same irc server Automatic uses for their chat rooms) through the Child Safe site EVBID.COM.

The Freenode CGI application does not run on our servers however you are still free to point the plugin at your own CGI:IRC installation and interface. The code for the proprietary interface is not included in the plugin package.

If you decide to utilize your own IRC:CGI please remember that MOST hosts see connecting to IRC as an additional service for which they charge extra, or as a TOS violation due to the proliferation of file sharing bots passing out warez and pr0n, so installing the CGI on your own host may result in issues.

EVbid.com and ChatHostPlus.com are organizing an arrangement for developing a custom plugin as well as a CGI host package specifically for CGI:IRC. Additional Packages may even include Unlimited bandwidth IRCd and Shoutcast Hosting all at reasonable prices. Stay Tuned or visit the named sites for more information.

Requires: 2.2.2 or higher
Compatible up to: 2.5 and WPMU 1.3.3
Last Updated: 2008-4-25
Downloads: 41,570

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