It can add a live chat room to Elgg, multiple skins and users single sign-on. And the best part is once the module is successfully installed, a free hosted chat will be assigned to your Elgg.
It adds a chat room with multiple skins and single sign-on. Recent changes: better chat room control in Elgg, added profile integration, live show , social connect feature and video conference.
1. Chat Button
Firstly a chat button will be added to the top menu of Elgg as the chat room entrance.
2. Single sign-on
Install the module, and the Elgg user database will be immigrated to the chat room and single sign-on will be enabled. It's all automatic! Then Elgg users may click the "123FlashChat " button directly, without being asked to login again.
3. Chat Status
The following data of the chat room can be displayed on the chat page or every page by configuration to attract more users to join chatting.
Total rooms, total connections, login users
Chat room list
Login user list
The 3 types of data can be individually disabled to displayed as you prefer.
There are a "Chat Now" button for users to enter the chat room, and an optional "Live Show" button to preview what's happening in a specific chat room.
Elgg users profiles can be fully integrated to the chat room, so that the profile will appear in the context menu once clicking a username in the chat room. And it's also automatic!
5. Social Connect
Chat users can add linking to their Facebook, Twitter, Yahoo or Google account, so to update their status on the social networks with their activities in chat!
6. Control Panel
Elgg ACP-> Configure-> Settings-> 123 Flash Chat, enter the setting panel of the module.
7. Choose Chat Clients
Three chat clients: the flash client is the standard one and has a mountain of features, while the HTML/Ajax chat client is extremely light and very flexible, even works on mobile phone. And an optional avatar chat client has walking talking cartoon figures.
123 Flash Chat provides three options for webmaster, free trial license, free hosting or paid ones.
Elgg is a social networking framework. It provides the necessary functionality to allow you to run your own social networking site, whether publicly (like Facebook) or internally on a networked intranet (like Microsoft Sharepoint).