The new IM App 4.5.2 has been released
What is IM App?IM App is one of the core features of PRO V4 package of phpFox. It is an IM Chat for you to allow your users to send individual messages, attach external links, and share emoji to other users. Your users will be able to send instant private chat to their friends on your community site.NOTEThis app is applied for Neutron Pro package only. Refer to https://www.phpfox.com/pricing to see all packages.
This app is currently compatible with phpFox 4.5.2 or later
If you install this app, it will replace the current Instant Messaging core app
DETAILED FEATURE LISTFRONTENDConversationClick on message icon to open the Messenger popup
Search a friend in the friends' list to start the conversationAuto-suggestion while searching friends. Limit 100 conversations to show in Messenger popup as default
Can resize the Messenger popup
Can open the Messenger in new tab
Notification for a new message:At top notification, if user does not open Messenger popup
At the corresponding conversation if the popup is being openedMove the latest conversation on top
In one conversationThe user can search content from all messagesTemporarily hide the conversation
Turn on/off the notification so that this user does not receive notification for new messages of this conversation
Resize the chatting box
Attach files as gif, jpeg, png, jpg and zip into message
Use emoticon on messageCan attach a link to messageCan delete a message sent by this user
Allow unlimited characters in text message
Use Shift + Enter or Ctrl + Enter to add new line on chatting box
Apply ban filters for message content
View image in chatboxBACKENDSettings - Back EndThe Node JS server is configurable
Configure total latest conversation in IM list
Can Configure how long user can still delete their own messageManage Notification SoundConfigure the notification sound for the new message. Admin can upload new sound file to replace the default oneImport Data From V3This allows admin to import all messages from V3 to the new site. Follow the instructions here.Instant MessagingAdmin can purchase the hosting packages which price is $5/month for 50 active users to rent IM server from phpFoxINSTALLATION GUIDEPlease follow below steps to install new phpFox IM app:Give 777 permission for folder PF.Site/Apps/core-im/.
Install the IM app from the store. (or search for "Instant Messaging" in your AdminCP>>Apps>>Find More Apps)
Give 775 permission for files in folder PF.Site/Apps/core-imassets/sounds/.sudo chmod -R 775 core-im/assets/sounds/Follow the instruction here to set up chat server.
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