You will find two zip files inside the ‘cometchat_UNZIP_FIRST’ folder. Unzip the ‘vanilla.zip’ file and copy it’s content into plugins folder of your root directory.
Log in to your Vanilla Forums as administrator. Click on setting icon and select ‘Dashboard’.
In ‘Addons’ section click on ‘Plugins’.
CometChat plugin will now be listed, click on ‘Enable’ button.
Click on ‘Settings’ button.
Now upload cometchat.zip file which is provided in the download package and click on ‘Install Now’.
You can now access CometChat Administration Panel.
Check ‘Yes’ to synchronize CometChat messages and your Vanilla Forum messages.
Check ‘Yes’ to hide CometChat bar. Please note this will not disable CometChat.
Check the usergroups from whom you want to hide CometChat.
You can upgrade CometChat by clicking on ‘Upgrade Now’.
To upgrade CometChat 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 ‘Install Now’.
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