Live Chat Public Room #2


Registered User
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I would like to use live chat on my website as a public chat room. In the screen shots it shows a screen with a list of users on the right side. I have not been able to make this happen am I missing something?

Greg


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3,938 posts

Hi,
are there alot of users signed in at the sametime Greg?
would happen to have a link or screenshot we can look at?
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Registered User
2 posts

Hi Bruzer

I have no examples other than I downloaded the free trial. When I created a room and uploaded to my site there was no box on right side to show users that was in the room. I took it back off my site because I was unable to use it like this.

I hope there is a way to use this as I love CC software.

Thanks
Greg


Registered User
110 posts

I thought this chat software was only for one-on-one chatting. If it's for a complete chatroom, I'd definitely put it on my site! Does anyone know??

T.


Ambassador
3,938 posts

Hi Tonya,
this software can be used for either public or private chats,I personally haven't tried it with more then 3 at a time (chatting) but you could test the trial version and see how you like it.
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Registered User
110 posts

Ok, it's on my site....is there any way to see who's logged on....perhaps a list off to the side? Or how about some way to actually "log off"?? I also noticed it doesn't delete any chat that was there previously....hmmm......wish it would auto refresh.

T.S.


Ambassador
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I did a search and found this Tonya:
For those who would like to have a quick and easy way to clean-up their public chat room (one of the new features of the new Coffeecup Live Chat 6.0):

Copy and paste the following code into a blank text file and save it for example as purge.php. Then upload the file to your FTP server in ASCII mode to the same folder as your chat file and open it in your browser whenever necessary.
Code:

<?php
$chatfile = "publicchat.txt";
if(file_exists($chatfile))
{
if(!unlink($chatfile))
echo "<p>Error: File could not be deleted.</p>\n";
else
echo "<p>Success: Public Chat purged.</p>\n";
}
else
echo "<p>Error: File $dateiname does not exist.</p>\n";
?>


As far as how will you know when someone wants to chat- well you should see an icon in the lower right side in your taskbar, and a bell or whistle blows when someone wants to chat.
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Registered User
110 posts

Ok, and will that purge all previous chat, even for someone else logging in? Or just on my end??

THere are no bells or whistles or anything for the public chat room.....maybe that's for the one on one live chat? Public chat room is just a separate page with the chat box.....anyone who wants to log in, can, at anytime. But if they don't actually say anything, you won't know they logged in! So people could technically log in and just watch......silently, lol. Kind of strange.


Ambassador
3,938 posts

the purge file works for public chat, I am testing it now in one on one chat.( in a minute or two)
Your right they can sign on without you knowing it in Public Chat, but for one on one there are bells and whistles. lol
Yes others won't see them until you go to your server to purge the file, you must do it from your sever though.
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Ambassador
3,938 posts

well just had a long chat with myself and myself was a smartass.but when I resigned in after I saw no log of a previous chat. However there is a log txt file on the server you could remove the chat from.( publicchat.txt that is for public room)
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