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BoWoB Chat


Adds BoWoB chat to your WordPress blog, Buddypress community or network of blogs (multisite).

  • Seamless integration: Chat user name, picture, friends, profile, … are integrated with the user system of your WordPress.

  • Custom Appearance: In BoWoB control panel you may easily customize theme, language and many more features of your chat.

  • No server needed: BoWoB doesn’t use your server resources nor slow down your website. BoWoB manages the security, infrastructure and updates of your chat.

  • Extraordinary performance: WebSocket is the future of real-time communication. BoWoB technology offers a snappy, stable and pleasant chat.

User avatar and friends list integration requires BuddyPress plugin.
For more information visit the BoWoB site:


  • Main Tab
  • Private Tab


  1. Download, Unzip and Upload the files to the “/wp-content/plugins/bowob/” directory. Files location example: “/wp-content/plugins/bowob/bowob.php”.
  2. On the WordPress “Plugins” page, click “Activate” on the listing for “BoWoB”.
  3. Navigate to “Settings” – “BoWoB” in the sidebar on the left.
  4. Copy and paste your “App id” and “Server address” provided by and click “Save Changes”.

If your WordPress is a network of blogs (multisite), you should also configure “Settings” – “BoWoB Network” in your WordPress network admin dashboard.


Where can I get more information ?

More info:



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Contributors & Developers

“BoWoB Chat” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.


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  • Ready for WordPress 4.3.1
  • Fix database creation on activation.


  • Ready for WordPress 3.7


  • Failover server switching. Using BoWoB API 1.1.


  • Optimization. Using BoWoB API 1.0.


  • New features: User friends, User avatar, User status.