Crea8social

Installing CometChat as a Crea8social plugin

Step 1

You will find two zip files inside the ‘cometchat_UNZIP_FIRST’ folder. Unzip the ‘crea8social.zip’ file and merge the extracted ‘plugins’ folder with the existing ‘plugins’ directory of your site.

Step 2

Log in to Crea8social Administration Panel and from the left menu, go to
Plugins Manager > Manage.

Step 3

Find and select ‘CometChat’ under the list of ‘Plugins’ and click ‘Activate’.

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Step 4

Go to Settings > CometChat.

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Step 5

Select the ‘cometchat.zip’ file provided in the package and click ‘Upload’.

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Step 6

Once CometChat is installed, CometChat Administration Panel will be displayed.

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Additional settings:

Inbox Synchronization:
To enable Inbox Synchronization, check ‘Yes’ option and click ‘SAVE’.

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User Group:
To disable CometChat for a particular user group, provide user group id and click ‘SAVE’.

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Enable/Disable CometChat bar:
To enable/disable CometChat bar, check ‘Yes/No’ option respectively and click ‘SAVE’.

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Upgrading CometChat

To upgrade CometChat to its latest version on your site, download CometChat package from ‘https://my.cometchat.com/’. Unzip the cometchat_UNZIP_FIRST.zip and upload the new ‘cometchat.zip’ and click ‘Upgrade’.

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Note :
If you face problem while uploading ‘cometchat.zip’ file, please unzip the ‘cometchat.zip’ that has been provided in the package. Place the ‘cometchat’ folder in the Crea8social root directory and execute ‘cometchat/install.php’ from ‘http://<path_to_crea8social>/cometchat/install.php’. Also,
CHMOD the following folder to 777 (recursively):
/cometchat/writable/

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