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Installing CometChat as a Xenforo plugin for Tapatalk (1.4+)

Step 1
Download the zip package of Tapatalk Edition of CometChat.

Step 2
Unzip the package. The package contains:
/cometchat
/library
/addon-cometchat_plugin.xml
/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/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
Upload ‘library/CometChat’ folder to ‘library’ directory of your forum. For example, if your forum is at /public_html/forum, ‘library/CometChat’ should be placed at /public_html/forum/library/CometChat..

Step 6
Login to xenForo AdminCP and go to ‘Home’ -> ‘Add-ons’ -> ‘Install Add-on’.

Step 7
Choose ‘addon-cometchat_plugin.xml’ file from the downloaded package and click ‘Install Add-on’.

Step 8
You will see ‘CometChat Plugin’ listed in the ‘Installed add-ons’ section.

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Step 9
CometChat is now installed on your website

User Group permissions.

You can prevent access to CometChat for a specific group. For example, if you wish to prevent access to the user group ‘Registered’,

Step 1
Go to ‘Users’ -> ‘User Group Permissions’ -> ‘Registered’

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Step 2
Go to ‘Personal Conversation Permissions’ and set ‘Can view CometChat’ to never.

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Administration Panel.

To access CometChat Administration panel in your xenforo admin panel, go to Home -> Options -> CometChat Administration Panel

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