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freechat plugin

Compatible with DokuWiki

2009-12-25c "Lemming"

plugin Allow to insert and use phpFreeChat on DokuWiki

Last updated on

This extension has not been updated in over 2 years. It may no longer be maintained or supported and may have compatibility issues.

Similar to chat

Tagged with chat, discussion

Download and Installation

Download and install the plugin using the Plugin Manager using the URL given above. Refer to Plugins on how to install plugins manually.

To see a demo online, visit here.

Note: If you do install manually the directory must be named freechat.


The goal of this plugin was to provide a simple, ready to go chat system for your wiki using phpFreeChat library. It also bundles the necessary libraries so that you should not need to do any configuration to get it up and running as quickly as possible. I haven't thoroughly tested this point on many platforms yet, so any feedback is welcome.

Syntax and usage

To use this plugin, just put this on a page:


and the admin configuration page to set options. For info about params and advanced configuration, see the phpFreeChat Official Home Page.

Version history

  • 2011-01-19 (current)
    • fix some bugs
    • add new params for admin configuration
    • add a link to demo page
  • 2011-01-14


There's always room for improvement. If you're able to add any contributions to make freechat better, please let me know or discuss your thoughts right here (please use ===== Level 2 Headlines ===== to open a new “thread”/issue and ---- (five dashes, horizontal rule) to structure it when needed).

Data folder

In terms of freechat plug-in feedback; its fantastic plug-in works works like dream. But wondering if I know, where exactly the chat data stored. Much appreciate your feedback.

All chat data are stored in data/cache/freechat folder

2011/05/01 09:39

And how often is this purged? How can one archive it? Is it safe, in other words, and possible to retrieve at a later date? (Brilliant plugin, by the way: so very simple to set up! Thank you.)


phpFreeChat cannot be initialized, please correct these errors:

'frozen_nick' parameter must be a boolean


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