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Installing CometChat as a vBulletin plugin for Tapatalk (3.8.8+ and 4.2.2+)

Step 1
Download the zip package Tapatalk Edition of CometChat.

Step 2
Unzip the package. The package contains:
/cometchat
/cometchat_plugin
/README.PDF

Step 3
Upload ‘cometchat’ folder to the root directory of your forum. For example, if your forum URL is http://www.mysite.com/forum, CometChat should be accessible as http://www.mysite.com/forum/cometchat/.

Step 4
Please CHMOD the following files and folders to 777:
/cometchat
/cometchat/config.php
/cometchat/cache/
/cometchat/modules/
/cometchat/plugins/
/cometchat/temp/
/cometchat/lang/
/cometchat/themes/
/cometchat/plugins/handwrite/uploads/
/cometchat/plugins/filetransfer/uploads/
/cometchat/extensions/tapatalk/
/cometchat/extensions/tapatalk/config.php

Step 5
Login to vBulletin Administration Control Panel and go to ‘Plugin & Products’ -> ‘Manage Products’ ->  ‘Add/Import Products’.

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Step 6
Choose cometchat_plugin/product_cometchat.xml file and click ‘Import’.

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Step 7
CometChat is now installed on your website!

 

User Group permissions.

Use the steps below to restrict CometChat to specific user groups:

Step 1
Go to ‘Options’ -> ‘CometChat Settings’

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Step 2
Set the ‘CometChat Allowed Groups’. To allow specific user groups, simply enter the user group IDs.

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Note: The Usergroups ids can be found at ‘Usergroups’ -> ‘Usergroup Manager’

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Administration Panel.

To access CometChat Administration panel in your vBulletin AdminCP, upload cometchat_plugin/cpnav_cometchat_panel.xml to “<FORUM_ROOT>/includes/xml” and refresh your vBulletin administration panel.

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