New phpFox Instant Messaging App

Hello phpFoxers,

Great news for us today – phpFox released brand new Instant Messaging app which should significantly improve user interaction in your network. New IM app is supported on phpFox 4.5.2 and higher:

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.
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Users will be able to open messenger popup window when they click on message icon. There is an option to search friends with auto-suggestion. Users will be able to resize Messenger popup or open it in a new tab.


Users will get notifications for new messages (plus they can extend this functionality with Desktop Notifications for phpFox) and will be able to search by content of all messages, hide conversations, mute notifications for specific conversation, attach files (gif, jpeg, png, jpg or zip) and use emoticons!


Of course it will be possible to delete messages, switch keyboard shortcut for sending messages, apply ban filters and preview images.


Server side of the app will run on Node JS to ensure smooth functionality of your side.

Of course new IM module is compatible with our great phpFox templates

If you will need our professional help to set up Instant Messages on your server don't hesitate to contact us.

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