Simple Machines Forum (SMF) is another great example of PHP internet forum software. Moreover, it is free, and features does not differ from other popular forum solutions. What we value SMF at most is the fact that in a friendly way, you can create and add your own modifications. Why not add a shoutbox for SMF forum to accelerate a communication a bit?
In this tutorial we share how to install chat mod for Simple Machines Forum software.
SMF chat module integration guide
- Download the SMF chat mod to your local hard drive
- Login to your Simple Machines Forum admin dashboard, hover the mouse over the Admin in the main menu and click Package Manager.
- From the Package Manager menu below go to Download Packages page.
- Upload the downloaded zip file and click Upload button on the right. Please note that, you can use other methods available there by e.g. providing the direct link to the chat module, but the key here is to get your package uploaded on the server. Choose the one that suits you.
- After your chat mod is successfully uploaded you need to install it so return to Browse Packages page.
- Below you will see your Modification Packages list. Search for Chatwee Plugin and click Install Mod on the right. Your smf chat room will be installed within a second.
- You should see a success page and after a while you will be redirected to the chat module setup page.
- Register a new account on chatwee.com to get a fresh chat module installation code. Copy and paste it to a specific box in SMF shoutbox configuration page (from the previous step) just like on the last screen beneath. Don’t forget to Save your changes after all.
That’s all! Go to your forum and enjoy a brand new chat widget on your forum.
Chat Mod Adjustments ans Settings
Sign in to Chatwee Control Panel and go to Customize section to check for all the goodies we provide. Numerous of features are available from general settings, through skinning ending on advanced privacy settings and moderation.
Chatwee Support Center:
Chatwee Integration Center:
Direct Chat Plugin Download: