Installing CometChat as a Crea8social plugin

Step 1

You will find two zip files inside the ‘cometchat_UNZIP_FIRST’ folder. Unzip the ‘’ 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’.


Step 4

Go to Settings > CometChat.


Step 5

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


Step 6

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


Additional settings:

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


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


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


Upgrading CometChat

To upgrade CometChat to its latest version on your site, download CometChat package from ‘’. Unzip the and upload the new ‘’ and click ‘Upgrade’.


Note :
If you face problem while uploading ‘’ file, please unzip the ‘’ 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):

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