Vanilla Forums

Installing CometChat as Vanilla Forums plugin

Step 1

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.

Step 2

Log in to your Vanilla Forums as administrator. Click on setting icon and select ‘Dashboard’.

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Step 3

In ‘Addons’ section click on ‘Plugins’.

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Step 4

CometChat plugin will now be listed, click on ‘Enable’ button.

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Step 5

Click on ‘Settings’ button.

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Step 6

Now upload cometchat.zip file which is provided in the download package and click on ‘Install Now’.

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Step 7

You can now access CometChat Administration Panel.

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Advance Settings:

Inbox Synchronization:
Check ‘Yes’ to synchronize CometChat messages and your Vanilla Forum messages.

Hide CometChat:
Check ‘Yes’ to hide CometChat bar. Please note this will not disable CometChat.

Usergroups:
Check the usergroups from whom you want to hide CometChat.

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Upgrading CometChat

You can upgrade CometChat by clicking on ‘Upgrade Now’.

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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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