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Simple Ajax Chat

Displays a fully customizable Ajax-powered chat box anywhere on your site.

Question: "How do I change the alert sound?"

Answer: Open the directory /resources/audio/ and replace the files msg.mp3 and msg.ogg with your desired audio files. You will notice lots of alternate sound files included in that same directory. Simply rename any pair of files to replace the defaults.

Question: "Where can I find a complete list of CSS selectors for styling the form?"

Answer: Check out sac.css located in the resources directory.

Question: "Can we auto delete after some minutes all the chats?"

Answer: Yes, please see this post: WordPress Cron Tips

Question: "I'm interested to know if your chat plugin has the option to respond to chats via an iPhone app or another chat software. I didn't see how the chats are received."

Answer: Yep, the chat plugin works great on iPhones, Android devices, and more.. the functionality is achieved using Ajax.

Question: "Is it possible to whitelist SAC plugin files?"

Answer: Yes, check out Simple Ajax Chat .htaccess whitelist and/or Whitelist POST access with .htaccess

Question: "How do i get rid of the chat saying "Latest Message: X minutes ago" in the chat?"

Answer: Add this CSS to hide the display of the "Latest Message" info:

#sac-latest-message { display: none; }

You can add that to the plugin setting, "Custom CSS styles" or your theme styles, wherever. If adding via the plugin setting, make sure that the associated setting, "Enable custom styles" also is enabled.

Question: "How do I hide the Name, URL, and Message labels on the chat form?"

Answer: You could add the following CSS to hide display of the form labels:

#sac-form label { display: none; }

You can add that to the plugin setting, "Custom CSS styles" or your theme styles, wherever. If adding via the plugin setting, make sure that the associated setting, "Enable custom styles" also is enabled.

Question: "Is it able to remove the "say it" button and just have send when press enter?"

Answer: Yes once again you can use CSS to hide the submit button:

#sac-user-submit { display: none; }

You can add that to the plugin setting, "Custom CSS styles" or your theme styles, wherever. If adding via the plugin setting, make sure that the associated setting, "Enable custom styles" also is enabled. Note that this is not recommended because the submit button is needed to send chat messages when JavaScript is not available in the user's browser.

Question: "The form ls not displaying correctly, it looks all messed up. How do I fix this?"

Answer: Simple Ajax Chat is designed to look great on any of the default WP themes and most other themes as well. Even so, every theme is different, and it's impossible to test on the hundreds of thousands of themes that are available. So if the chat form is not looking awesome on your theme, it's because your theme for whatever reason is applying its own particular styles. If this is the case, you can try disabling the plugin setting to "Enable custom styles". If that doesn't help, you can include your own custom CSS, or customize the plugin's default styles. Alternately, you may include custom CSS via your theme's stylesheet, and/or modify your theme's CSS as needed to make things display as desired. Tip: to see how the chat form should look, check it out using any of the default WP themes.

Question: "The chat form is visible but new chat messages are not displayed."

Answer: If this is happening, and/or if you are receiving a "Failed opening required" error message, most likely your site's wp-load.php file is not located in the usual default location (i.e., it has been moved to a custom location). If this is the case, you will need to edit the paths in /simple-ajax-chat-core.php (line 4) and /resources/sac.php (line 10). At some point I will be revamping the plugin so that this modification won't be necessary.

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Requires: 4.1 or higher
Compatible up to: 4.5.3
Last Updated: 4 months ago
Active Installs: 1,000+

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