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Shoutbox by Siropu 1.2.1

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Compatible XF 2.x versions
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Updates duration
1 Year
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This is a shoutbox widget that you can add in any of the available widget positions.

  1. Shoutbox refresh interval - Allows you to set refresh interval for new messages. This option can be disabled.
  2. Maximum shout length - Set the maximum allows shout length.
  3. Shout display limit - Set the maximum number of shouts to display on page load.
  4. Delete shouts older than - Allows you to auto-delete shouts older than x days.
  5. Auto prune shoutbox every x hours.
  6. Auto prune message.
  7. Enable sound - Enable sound notification for new shouts.
  8. Enable avatars - Display user avatar in shout.
  9. Allow BB codes - Controls if BB codes are parsed or not.
  10. Enable auto link - Auto link/embed URLs and media sites.
  11. Reverse ordering - Place input box at the bottom and display new messages from the bottom to the top
  12. Footer - Allows you to add custom content (text, ads, etc) in the shoutbox footer.
It has user group permissions for using shoutbox, editing/deleting shouts, prune shoutbox (/prune)
When scrolling at the bottom of the shouts, older shouts will be automatically loaded.

I don't plan to add new features to this add-on. If you want a feature rich chat application, then please see my Chat 2 add-on.
Shoutbox demo is available here: https://www.siropu.com/forums/
First release
Last update
5.00 star(s) 1 ratings

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Latest updates

  1. Improvements

    Added option to enable Shoutbox navigation tab to use it in a dedicated page. Added option to...
  2. New feature

    Added option to use reverse ordering where input box is at the bottom.
  3. New option

    Added option to autolink/embed URLs and media sites. Also, user mentions are now possible.

Latest reviews

This is exactly what I was looking for. It is simple yet provides all the functionality you would need in a shoutbox. Thanks for creating this.