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ChatBox for miniBB

Author tkx211
#1 | Posted: 10 Aug 2011 14:47 | Edited by: Moderator 
this is my chatbox skin at
it can insert to index pages or put in a seperate page

I also have Mobile Gold Skin.

- All Forum member are Chat member
- Chat_Admin, Chat_Moderator, Chat_pro, Chat_ban are diffently from forum. Forum admin can set this
- Post message
- Ban (Banned user can view chatbox, but can't chat. Chat_Admin and Chat_mod can ban/ unban a user. Can setup to Chat_Ban can't view Chat_Box)
- UnBan
- Pro (Pro_tected users are users who moderator can't ban them, but Admin_chatbox can. Only Admin_chatbox can Pro/UnPro a user)
- UnPro
- Mod (Moderator, who can ban, unban user, but can't ban Pro user. Only Admin can mod/unmod a user)
- UnMod
- Admin_chatbox (full access ChatBox, mod, unmod user)
- Security. Prevent hack
- View list ChatBan, ChatMod, ChatPro
- Note: For now, Chat message are plain text. ChatBox auto filter html code and convert to plain text

User can choose:
- Mobile version (no Javascript) at
- Old browser version (no JavaScript, but can reload automatical every 5 seconds) at
- Modern browser version (user Ajax, no reload page, but the chatbox still always update) at
Total a .Zip package < 20KB

///////////////////////////List ChatBan:
///////////////////////////View as Guest and ChatBan:
///////////////////////////View as User (not ChatBan):
///////////////////////////View as Moderator:

Author Paul
Lead Developer
#2 | Posted: 10 Aug 2011 17:32 
Thanks for the solution, again.

What does it visibly bring on forums? Does it have username/password combination united with miniBB, or is it just a correlation by username?

Is it synchronized with miniBB users table, in general, or it's just a standalone Chatting script?

Author tkx211
#3 | Posted: 10 Aug 2011 17:41 | Edited by: tkx211 
yes. it use forum cookie. so if you logged in forum, you logged to chat, too
it use miniBB user table
it is very easy to insert to forum, i know you know that :)
you can test at my site. please register one acc, i'll set you to Chat_moderator to test

it use miniBB user table but have user_chat table, too
see _install_mchat.php

Author Paul
Lead Developer
#4 | Posted: 10 Aug 2011 18:32 
it use forum cookie. so if you logged in forum, you logged to chat, too


Ok, so you must also provide some README points regarding how to install it, what files does it contain etc., because it's difficult to get a clue from the general package, where's what.

Author tkx211
#5 | Posted: 10 Aug 2011 18:33 
Paul, if you see any problem in my code, please tell me.
I learn economics university, not IT so I not well at coding

Author tkx211
#6 | Posted: 10 Aug 2011 18:35 | Edited by: tkx211 
yes. im not professor. so it...
I write only for my IT interest, not for public, so it difficul to other use

Author Paul
Lead Developer
#7 | Posted: 10 Aug 2011 20:04 
Well, I will not analyze your code of course :)

Like anybody else, I would need what I have written above. A solution to plug your files in. By now it appears I should just use your package in whole, instead of default miniBB package. That won't work!

Author tkx211
#8 | Posted: 10 Aug 2011 20:18 | Edited by: tkx211 
Sorry for bad English.
you make me worry. what do you mind "that won't work"?
can I know your time_zone? my time_zone is GMT+7 (sorry if you don't want to tell)
Ah, my zip not have setup_option.php
my chatbox include:
- _install_mchat.php
- All files chat_*.php
it work in other site, not only my page.
please run _install_mchat.php first

Author Paul
Lead Developer
#9 | Posted: 11 Aug 2011 08:19 
That won't work for present users. That won't work in terms of updates.

If you provide a solution or add-on, it should not include the generic core of miniBB files. It only should provide files to plug in + instructions to set it up.

Author Paul
Lead Developer
#10 | Posted: 11 Aug 2011 08:20 | Edited by: Paul 
We are in GMT +2. The time you see in miniBB posts, is the local time.

Author itmevn
#11 | Posted: 2 Sep 2011 14:49 
I like this skin :)

Author thomaswinter
#12 | Posted: 6 Sep 2011 16:29 
lokks cool:)

Author tkx211
#13 | Posted: 13 Sep 2011 04:47 
thanks thomaswinter

Author Rock
#14 | Posted: 16 Sep 2011 02:26 
chatbox looks great! :)
When it will be available for downloading?

Author tkx211
#15 | Posted: 9 Oct 2011 03:18 
I sent Paul the source of this Chatbox. Hope that him release it soon

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