PHP-Nuke Chat Module Introduction
A chat room may be a good idea to boost traffic and keep loyal members. Why? Because it makes the PHP-Nuke website more interactive and shorten the distance between your website visitors. With PHP-Nuke chat module, websites get a live chat room with PHP-Nuke database seamlessly integrated, simple, secure and nice looking with full chat features .
The chat button is suggested to be inserted to the module section and block section too. The key technology is the integration and single sign-on features. Recent change: added social connect feature, sixteen skins available, IP Range Ban , admin clear screen for all users , enhanced HTML chat client .
The following screenshots show you how it's going to look like after the installation and integration is done.
Chat Button Screenshot
Firstly a simple chat button:
Clicking it to launch the chat module as below:
Chat Module Preview
1) Show Chat Data in Chat Block
Furthermore, the following live chat data can be displayed in
PHP-Nuke front page, block section:
* how many people are connected to the chat server
* logon chat user number
* chat room number
* chatting user name list in all chat rooms.
Chat Block Screenshot
2) Single sign-on
The best part of the PHP-Nuke chat module is that once logged in PHP-Nuke, user don't have to re-enter their username or password again to access chat.
3) 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!
4) Cross Mobile Devices
Mobile Apps: Chat owners may launch your iPhone , iPad and Android apps for users to chat anywhere, anytime. Details New!
5) IP Range Ban
Admin can not only do the regular username, computer ID and IP ban but also make IP range ban now with the new html5 client for 123 Flash Chat. With this new feature, admin can ban a series of IPs within certain range. User will still stay in the current room even if his IP range is banned but cannot come back once he has exited the room by himself after his IP range was banned.
6) Clear all Users’ Screen
Admin can clear screen for all users with the HTML5 client since V10.0. It is different from the past screen clearing function which is confined to one's own screen. It makes the chat more controllable esp. something annoying happens in the chat. This function now only available on HTML5 chat client.
7) Hand Raising
Chat admins can activate this new feature so that users will need to apply to be in the list to publish his video. This is the most effective way to trigger your user's move to consume within the chat. You can set the criteria, such as the credits owned/earned, sofa bid, virtual gifts sent but all lead to one ultimate goal, more participation in the chat and increase in business and revenue.
Before installing the PHP-Nuke chat module, please download 123 Flash Chat Server software from
http://www.123flashchat.com/download.html to get the lastest free demo version firstly.
(123 Flash Chat is a shareware, with 10 concurrent users free edition.)
123 Flash Chat server software is a feature rich and high performance Java chat server with an amazing Flash chat client! It's a fast, easy and affordable way to host live chat room. 123 Flash Chat server software can integrate existing databases for forums or websites. It's fully customizable for admins and end-users.
1) PHP-Nuke Integrated Demo
2) General Demo of 123 Flash Chat Server Software
You can select skin and language to test all the alternatives.
Download PHP-Nuke Chat Module
- Module (1): for PHP-Nuke and 123FlashChat on one phisical server:
File size: 18.7KB
DIY Installation Tutorial
You host the chat and phpNuke, ie: chat and phpNuke are located on the same server,
please refer to: " phpnuke_install_mod.html ".
PHP-Nuke is a news automated system specially designed to be used in Intranets and Internet. The Administrator has total control of his web site, registered users, and he will have in the hand a powerful assembly of tools to maintain an active and 100% interactive web site using databases.
To be able to use PHP-Nuke you need a computer, an SQL database server (highly tested on MySQL), Apache Web server and PHP version 4.x installed and running. All these programs are available for free in the Internet.
PHP-Nuke runs well on the following Operating Systems:
| || Linux |
| Any Unix flavor |
| OS/2 |
| Any Windows flavor |
| MacOS |
| FreeBSD |
The system has been high tested on Linux systems, the other operating system has been reported by users that works great. In the future BeOS will be supported, this depends on the MySQL BeOS version to be released soon.
There are many similar programs and projects like Slash, PHPweblog, PHPSlash, Thatware, Sips, NewsPro, etc, but PHP-Nuke is designed to be very customizable and flexible, is easy and pleasant to use, thinking about webmasters who pass hours administrating his web site.
PHP-Nuke also offers a very high number of features not present on other systems and on each release we'll add much more new and cool features.
PHP-Nuke distribution comes with English language set by default, but you can change it to your own language.