Basic shortcode

You can install Wise Chat plugin using a convenient shortcode. You can put it in a post or a page. This is the basic form of the shortcode:
[wise-chat]
It opens Wise Chat window on the “global” channel. If the channel does not exist it will be created on first use (when first user visits a page containing the chat).
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All options available on plugin’s settings page can be used as attributes in the shortode. For example – in order to enable Cold Dark theme and to show list of users you can type:
[wise-chat theme="colddark" show_users="0"]
Multiple values in attributes
Some options allow to specify multiple values, for example: Read-only For Roles, Opening Days, Delete Message Permission, etc. These are the options that allows to choose from multiple checkboxes on Wise Chat Settings page. Here is how to pass multiple values in attribute value:
[wise-chat permission_delete_message_role="{author,editor,administrator}"]

All attributes

Here is a list of all attributes available in version 2.4.1 of the Wise Chat plugin.
channel – Channel
Opens given channel. Allowed values: all ASCII characters. Default: global
[wise-chat channel="My Room"]
General: General Settings access_modeaccess_rolescollect_user_statsforce_user_name_selectionread_only_for_anonymousread_only_for_roles
Messages Posting: General Settings allow_post_linksemoticons_enabledenable_twitter_hashtagsmessage_max_length
Messages Posting: Users Notifications enable_join_notificationenable_leave_notificationenable_title_notificationsjoin_sound_notificationleave_sound_notificationmentioning_sound_notificationsound_notification
Messages Posting: Images Settings allow_post_imagesenable_images_uploaderimages_height_limitimages_size_limitimages_thumbnail_height_limitimages_thumbnail_width_limitimages_width_limit
Messages Posting: File Attachments Settings attachments_file_formatsattachments_size_limitenable_attachments_uploader
Messages Posting: YouTube Videos Settings enable_youtubeyoutube_heightyoutube_width
Moderation: Moderation Settings enable_message_actionsmoderation_ban_durationpermission_ban_user_rolepermission_delete_message_role
Appearance: Chat Window Appearance background_color_chatchat_heightchat_widthtext_color_chattext_size_chattheme
Appearance: Messages List Appearance messages_limitmessages_order
Appearance: Message Appearance background_colorlink_user_name_templatelink_wp_user_namemessages_time_modetext_colortext_color_logged_usertext_color_usertext_size
Appearance: Input Section Appearance allow_change_text_colorallow_change_user_nameallow_mute_soundbackground_color_inputinput_controls_locationmultiline_supportshow_emoticon_insert_buttonshow_message_submit_buttonshow_user_nameshow_users_countertext_color_input_field
Appearance: Users List Appearance autohide_users_listautohide_users_list_widthbackground_color_users_listshow_usersshow_users_city_and_countryshow_users_flagstext_color_users_listtext_size_users_listusers_list_hide_anonymoususers_list_hide_rolesusers_list_linkingusers_list_width
Channels: Channels Settings auto_clean_afterchannel_users_limitchannels_limit
Filters: Bad Words Filter bad_words_replacement_textfilter_bad_words
Bans: Automatic Bans autoban_durationautoban_thresholdenable_autoban
Bans: Flood Control enable_flood_controlflood_control_ban_durationflood_control_thresholdflood_control_time_frame
Localization: Localization Settings hint_messagemessage_attach_file_hintmessage_channel_password_authorization_hintmessage_customizemessage_enter_user_namemessage_error_1message_error_10message_error_11message_error_2message_error_3message_error_4message_error_5message_error_6message_error_7message_error_8message_error_9message_has_joined_the_channelmessage_has_left_the_channelmessage_input_titlemessage_insert_emoticonmessage_insert_into_messagemessage_loginmessage_min_agomessage_mute_soundsmessage_namemessage_picture_upload_hintmessage_resetmessage_savemessage_sec_agomessage_sendingmessage_submit_button_captionmessage_text_colormessage_total_usersmessage_yesterdayuser_name_prefixwindow_title
Advanced: Advanced Settings ajax_engineenabled_debugmessages_refresh_timeshow_powered_by



General: General Settings

access_mode – Disable Anonymous Users
Only regular WP users are allowed to enter the chat. Choose user roles below. Allowed values:
  • 0 – disabled
  • 1 – enabled
Default: 0
access_roles – Access For Roles
Access only for these user roles Allowed values:
  • subscriber – Subscriber
  • contributor – Contributor
  • author – Author
  • editor – Editor
  • administrator – Administrator
Default: Array
force_user_name_selection – Force Username Selection
Blocks access to the chat until an user enters his/her name. Allowed values:
  • 0 – disabled
  • 1 – enabled
Default: 0
read_only_for_anonymous – Read-only For Anonymous
Makes the chat read-only for anonymous users. Only logged in WordPress users are allowed to send messages. Allowed values:
  • 0 – disabled
  • 1 – enabled
Default: 0
read_only_for_roles – Read-only For Roles
Selected roles have read-only access to the chat. Allowed values:
  • subscriber – Subscriber
  • contributor – Contributor
  • author – Author
  • editor – Editor
  • administrator – Administrator
Default: Array
collect_user_stats – Collect User Statistics
Collects various statistics of users, including country, city, etc. Allowed values:
  • 0 – disabled
  • 1 – enabled
Default: 1

Messages Posting: General Settings

message_max_length – Message Maximum Length
Maximum length of a message sent by an user Allowed values: a positive number Default: 400
allow_post_links – Enable Links
Makes posted links clickable Allowed values:
  • 0 – disabled
  • 1 – enabled
Default: 0
enable_twitter_hashtags – Enable Twitter Hashtags
Detects Twitter hashtags and converts them to links Allowed values:
  • 0 – disabled
  • 1 – enabled
Default: 0
emoticons_enabled – Emoticons Set
Displays posted emoticons (like :-) or ;-)) as images. You can display a button that allows to insert emoticons. The option is in appearance settings. Allowed values: a positive number Default: 1

Messages Posting: Users Notifications

enable_title_notifications – Enable Title Notifications
Shows notifications in browser’s window title when new messages arrives and the browser window is hidden / inactive Allowed values:
  • 0 – disabled
  • 1 – enabled
Default: 0
sound_notification – Message Sound Notification
Plays a sound when new messages arrives. Allowed values:
  • [not set] – Disabled
  • sound-01 – Legacy Sound 1
  • sound-02 – Legacy Sound 2
  • sound-03 – Legacy Sound 3
  • sound-04 – Legacy Sound 4
  • wise-chat-01 – Wise Chat 1
  • wise-chat-02 – Wise Chat 2
  • wise-chat-03 – Wise Chat 3
  • wise-chat-04 – Wise Chat 4
  • wise-chat-05 – Wise Chat 5
  • wise-chat-06 – Wise Chat 6
  • wise-chat-07 – Wise Chat 7
  • wise-chat-08 – Wise Chat 8
  • wise-chat-09 – Wise Chat 9
  • wise-chat-10 – Wise Chat 10
  • wise-chat-11 – Wise Chat 11
  • wise-chat-12 – Wise Chat 12
  • wise-chat-13 – Wise Chat 13
  • wise-chat-14 – Wise Chat 14
  • wise-chat-15 – Wise Chat 15
  • wise-chat-16 – Wise Chat 16
  • wise-chat-17 – Wise Chat 17
  • wise-chat-18 – Wise Chat 18
  • wise-chat-19 – Wise Chat 19
  • wise-chat-20 – Wise Chat 20
Default: [not set]
enable_join_notification – Enable Join Notification
When user joins the channel it displays the following message: User has joined the channel. Allowed values:
  • 0 – disabled
  • 1 – enabled
Default: 1
join_sound_notification – Join Sound Notification
Plays a sound when user joins the chat. Allowed values:
  • [not set] – Disabled
  • sound-01 – Legacy Sound 1
  • sound-02 – Legacy Sound 2
  • sound-03 – Legacy Sound 3
  • sound-04 – Legacy Sound 4
  • wise-chat-01 – Wise Chat 1
  • wise-chat-02 – Wise Chat 2
  • wise-chat-03 – Wise Chat 3
  • wise-chat-04 – Wise Chat 4
  • wise-chat-05 – Wise Chat 5
  • wise-chat-06 – Wise Chat 6
  • wise-chat-07 – Wise Chat 7
  • wise-chat-08 – Wise Chat 8
  • wise-chat-09 – Wise Chat 9
  • wise-chat-10 – Wise Chat 10
  • wise-chat-11 – Wise Chat 11
  • wise-chat-12 – Wise Chat 12
  • wise-chat-13 – Wise Chat 13
  • wise-chat-14 – Wise Chat 14
  • wise-chat-15 – Wise Chat 15
  • wise-chat-16 – Wise Chat 16
  • wise-chat-17 – Wise Chat 17
  • wise-chat-18 – Wise Chat 18
  • wise-chat-19 – Wise Chat 19
  • wise-chat-20 – Wise Chat 20
Default: [not set]
enable_leave_notification – Enable Leave Notification
When user leaves the channel it displays the following message: User has left the channel. Allowed values:
  • 0 – disabled
  • 1 – enabled
Default: 1
leave_sound_notification – Leave Sound Notification
Plays a sound when user leaves the chat. Allowed values:
  • [not set] – Disabled
  • sound-01 – Legacy Sound 1
  • sound-02 – Legacy Sound 2
  • sound-03 – Legacy Sound 3
  • sound-04 – Legacy Sound 4
  • wise-chat-01 – Wise Chat 1
  • wise-chat-02 – Wise Chat 2
  • wise-chat-03 – Wise Chat 3
  • wise-chat-04 – Wise Chat 4
  • wise-chat-05 – Wise Chat 5
  • wise-chat-06 – Wise Chat 6
  • wise-chat-07 – Wise Chat 7
  • wise-chat-08 – Wise Chat 8
  • wise-chat-09 – Wise Chat 9
  • wise-chat-10 – Wise Chat 10
  • wise-chat-11 – Wise Chat 11
  • wise-chat-12 – Wise Chat 12
  • wise-chat-13 – Wise Chat 13
  • wise-chat-14 – Wise Chat 14
  • wise-chat-15 – Wise Chat 15
  • wise-chat-16 – Wise Chat 16
  • wise-chat-17 – Wise Chat 17
  • wise-chat-18 – Wise Chat 18
  • wise-chat-19 – Wise Chat 19
  • wise-chat-20 – Wise Chat 20
Default: [not set]
mentioning_sound_notification – Mentioning Sound Notification
Plays a sound when user has been mentioned using @UserName notation. Allowed values:
  • [not set] – Disabled
  • sound-01 – Legacy Sound 1
  • sound-02 – Legacy Sound 2
  • sound-03 – Legacy Sound 3
  • sound-04 – Legacy Sound 4
  • wise-chat-01 – Wise Chat 1
  • wise-chat-02 – Wise Chat 2
  • wise-chat-03 – Wise Chat 3
  • wise-chat-04 – Wise Chat 4
  • wise-chat-05 – Wise Chat 5
  • wise-chat-06 – Wise Chat 6
  • wise-chat-07 – Wise Chat 7
  • wise-chat-08 – Wise Chat 8
  • wise-chat-09 – Wise Chat 9
  • wise-chat-10 – Wise Chat 10
  • wise-chat-11 – Wise Chat 11
  • wise-chat-12 – Wise Chat 12
  • wise-chat-13 – Wise Chat 13
  • wise-chat-14 – Wise Chat 14
  • wise-chat-15 – Wise Chat 15
  • wise-chat-16 – Wise Chat 16
  • wise-chat-17 – Wise Chat 17
  • wise-chat-18 – Wise Chat 18
  • wise-chat-19 – Wise Chat 19
  • wise-chat-20 – Wise Chat 20
Default: [not set]

Messages Posting: Images Settings

allow_post_images – Enable Images
Downloads posted images (links pointing to images) into Media Library and displays them Allowed values:
  • 0 – disabled
  • 1 – enabled
Default: 0
enable_images_uploader – Enable Uploader
Enables the uploader for sending pictures either from local storage or from a camera (on a mobile device).
In order to see sent pictures “Enable Images” option has to be enabled Allowed values:
  • 0 – disabled
  • 1 – enabled
Default: 0
images_size_limit – Size Limit
Size limit (in bytes) of images that are posted by users Allowed values: a positive number Default: 3145728
images_width_limit – Maximum Width
Resize images to the declared width Allowed values: a positive number Default: 1000
images_height_limit – Maximum Height
Resize images to the declared height Allowed values: a positive number Default: 1000
images_thumbnail_width_limit – Thumbnails Maximum Width
Maximum width of the generated thumbnail Allowed values: a positive number Default: 60
images_thumbnail_height_limit – Thumbnails Maximum Height
Maximum height of the generated thumbnail Allowed values: a positive number Default: 60

Messages Posting: File Attachments Settings

enable_attachments_uploader – Enable Uploader
Enables the uploader for sending file attachments from local storage. You can specify allowed file formats below Allowed values:
  • 0 – disabled
  • 1 – enabled
Default: 0
attachments_file_formats – Allowed File Extensions
Comma-separated list of allowed extensions Allowed values: a text Default: pdf,doc,docx
attachments_size_limit – Size Limit
Size limit (in bytes) of attachments that are posted by users Allowed values: a positive number Default: 3145728

Messages Posting: YouTube Videos Settings

enable_youtube – Enable YouTube Videos
Detects YouTube links and converts them to video players Allowed values:
  • 0 – disabled
  • 1 – enabled
Default: 0
youtube_width – Player Width
Width of the video player Allowed values: a positive number Default: 186
youtube_height – Player Height
Height of the video player Allowed values: a positive number Default: 105

Moderation: Moderation Settings

enable_message_actions – Enable Admin Actions
Displays ban and removal buttons next to each message. The buttons are visible only for roles defined below Allowed values:
  • 0 – disabled
  • 1 – enabled
Default: 0
permission_delete_message_role – Delete Message Permission
An user role that is allowed to delete posted messages.
Alternatively you can assign “wise_chat_delete_message” capability to any custom role. Allowed values:
  • subscriber – Subscriber
  • contributor – Contributor
  • author – Author
  • editor – Editor
  • administrator – Administrator
Default: administrator
permission_ban_user_role – Ban User Permission
An user role that is allowed to ban users.
Alternatively you can assign “wise_chat_ban_user” capability to any custom role. Allowed values:
  • subscriber – Subscriber
  • contributor – Contributor
  • author – Author
  • editor – Editor
  • administrator – Administrator
Default: administrator
moderation_ban_duration – Ban Duration
Duration of the ban (in minutes) created by clicking on Ban button next a message. Empty field sets the value to 1440 minutes (1 day) Allowed values: a positive number Default: 1440

Appearance: Chat Window Appearance

theme – Theme
Allowed values:
  • [not set] – Default
  • lightgray – Light Gray
  • colddark – Cold Dark
Default: [not set]
background_color_chat – Background Color
Allowed values: a color in hex format, eg. #ef2244 Default: [not set]
text_color_chat – Font Color
Allowed values: a color in hex format, eg. #ef2244 Default: [not set]
text_size_chat – Font Size
Allowed values:
  • [not set] – Default
  • 0.5em – 50 %
  • 0.6em – 60 %
  • 0.7em – 70 %
  • 0.8em – 80 %
  • 0.9em – 90 %
  • 1.0em – 100 %
  • 1.1em – 110 %
  • 1.2em – 120 %
  • 1.3em – 130 %
  • 1.4em – 140 %
  • 1.5em – 150 %
  • 2.0em – 200 %
  • 3.0em – 300 %
  • 8px – 8
  • 9px – 9
  • 10px – 10
  • 11px – 11
  • 12px – 12
  • 13px – 13
  • 14px – 14
  • 15px – 15
  • 16px – 16
  • 17px – 17
  • 18px – 18
  • 20px – 20
  • 22px – 22
  • 24px – 24
  • 26px – 26
  • 28px – 28
  • 30px – 30
  • 36px – 36
Default: [not set]
chat_width – Width
Allowed values: a number with or without an unit (px or %), default: 100% Default: 100%
chat_height – Height
Allowed values: a number with or without an unit (px or %), default: 200px Default: 200px

Appearance: Messages List Appearance

messages_limit – Messages Limit
Maximum number of messages loaded on start-up Allowed values: a positive number Default: 30
messages_order – Messages Order
Sorting order of the messages Allowed values:
  • [not set] – Newest on the bottom
  • descending – Newest on the top
Default: [not set]

Appearance: Message Appearance

background_color – Background Color
Allowed values: a color in hex format, eg. #ef2244 Default: [not set]
text_color – Font Color
Allowed values: a color in hex format, eg. #ef2244 Default: [not set]
text_color_user – Username Font Color
Font color of username text in messages sent by a non-logged in user Allowed values: a color in hex format, eg. #ef2244 Default: [not set]
text_color_logged_user – Username Font Color (logged in user)
Font color of username text in messages sent by a logged in user Allowed values: a color in hex format, eg. #ef2244 Default: [not set]
text_size – Font Size
Allowed values:
  • [not set] – Default
  • 0.5em – 50 %
  • 0.6em – 60 %
  • 0.7em – 70 %
  • 0.8em – 80 %
  • 0.9em – 90 %
  • 1.0em – 100 %
  • 1.1em – 110 %
  • 1.2em – 120 %
  • 1.3em – 130 %
  • 1.4em – 140 %
  • 1.5em – 150 %
  • 2.0em – 200 %
  • 3.0em – 300 %
  • 8px – 8
  • 9px – 9
  • 10px – 10
  • 11px – 11
  • 12px – 12
  • 13px – 13
  • 14px – 14
  • 15px – 15
  • 16px – 16
  • 17px – 17
  • 18px – 18
  • 20px – 20
  • 22px – 22
  • 24px – 24
  • 26px – 26
  • 28px – 28
  • 30px – 30
  • 36px – 36
Default: [not set]
messages_time_mode – Message Time Mode
Format of the date and time displayed next to each message Allowed values:
  • hidden – Hidden
  • [not set] – Full
  • elapsed – Elapsed
Default: [not set]
link_wp_user_name – Username Display Mode
Controls how username is displayed in each message:
– Plain text: username is displayed as a plain text.
– Link to the page: username is displayed as a link. By default the link directs to the author’s page. Only messages sent by WordPress users are taken into account. If you would like to link every user name provide a template for the link (see the option below).
– Link for @mentioning the user: username is displayed as a link that inserts “@UserName: “ text into the message input field. Useful when an user wants to mention someone. Allowed values:
  • 0 – Plain text
  • 1 – Link to the page
  • 2 – Link for @mentioning the user
Default: 0
link_user_name_template – Username Link Template
A template of the URL used to construct a link from username in each message (see the option above). While creating the template you can use the following dynamic variables: id, username, displayname.
Example 1: http://my.website.com/users/{username}/profile
Example 2: http://my.website.com/{id}/about
Example 3: http://my.website.com/search?user={displayname} Allowed values: a text Default: [not set]

Appearance: Input Section Appearance

background_color_input – Background Color
Allowed values: a color in hex format, eg. #ef2244 Default: [not set]
text_color_input_field – Font Color
Allowed values: a color in hex format, eg. #ef2244 Default: [not set]
show_users_counter – Show Users Counter
Shows number of users visiting current channel Allowed values:
  • 0 – disabled
  • 1 – enabled
Default: 0
show_emoticon_insert_button – Show Emoticon Button
Shows a button, near the message input field, that enables to insert an emoticon Allowed values:
  • 0 – disabled
  • 1 – enabled
Default: 1
show_message_submit_button – Show Submit Button
Displays the submit button next to the message input field, might be useful on mobile devices Allowed values:
  • 0 – disabled
  • 1 – enabled
Default: 0
show_user_name – Show User Name
Shows the name of the current user near the message input field Allowed values:
  • 0 – disabled
  • 1 – enabled
Default: 0
multiline_support – Multiline Messages
Changes input field into multiline input field. ENTER key sends the message. Shift+ENTER key combination can be used in order to move cursor to the new line. Allowed values:
  • 0 – disabled
  • 1 – enabled
Default: 0
input_controls_location – Input Controls Location
Location of the input field, submit button and customizations panel section Allowed values:
  • [not set] – Bottom
  • top – Top
Default: [not set]
allow_change_user_name – Allow To Change User Name
Permits an anonymous user to change his/her name displayed on the chat Allowed values:
  • 0 – disabled
  • 1 – enabled
Default: 0
allow_mute_sound – Allow To Mute Sounds
Permits an user to mute all sounds generated by the chat. The option will be visible only if sound notifications are enabled. Allowed values:
  • 0 – disabled
  • 1 – enabled
Default: [not set]
allow_change_text_color – Allow To Change Text Color
Permits an user to change the color of his/her messages Allowed values:
  • 0 – disabled
  • 1 – enabled
Default: 0

Appearance: Users List Appearance

show_users – Show Users List
Shows users currently visiting the channel Allowed values:
  • 0 – disabled
  • 1 – enabled
Default: 0
show_users_flags – Show National Flags
Shows national flag next to each user on the list. Country is obtained from IP address and this may not be successful sometimes.
Notice: In order to show flags enable “Collect User Statistics” option in General tab Allowed values:
  • 0 – disabled
  • 1 – enabled
Default: 0
show_users_city_and_country – Show City And Country
Shows city and country code next to each user on the list. City and country are obtained from IP address and this may not be successful sometimes.
Notice: In order to show cities and countries enable “Collect User Statistics” option in General tab Allowed values:
  • 0 – disabled
  • 1 – enabled
Default: 0
users_list_width – Users List Width
Percentage width of the list of users. Empty field sets default value of 29%. Allowed values: a positive number Default: [not set]
background_color_users_list – Background Color
Background color of the users list Allowed values: a color in hex format, eg. #ef2244 Default: [not set]
text_color_users_list – Font Color
Font color of the texts inside the users list Allowed values: a color in hex format, eg. #ef2244 Default: [not set]
text_size_users_list – Font Size
Font size Allowed values:
  • [not set] – Default
  • 0.5em – 50 %
  • 0.6em – 60 %
  • 0.7em – 70 %
  • 0.8em – 80 %
  • 0.9em – 90 %
  • 1.0em – 100 %
  • 1.1em – 110 %
  • 1.2em – 120 %
  • 1.3em – 130 %
  • 1.4em – 140 %
  • 1.5em – 150 %
  • 2.0em – 200 %
  • 3.0em – 300 %
  • 8px – 8
  • 9px – 9
  • 10px – 10
  • 11px – 11
  • 12px – 12
  • 13px – 13
  • 14px – 14
  • 15px – 15
  • 16px – 16
  • 17px – 17
  • 18px – 18
  • 20px – 20
  • 22px – 22
  • 24px – 24
  • 26px – 26
  • 28px – 28
  • 30px – 30
  • 36px – 36
Default: [not set]
autohide_users_list – Auto-hide Users List
Auto-hides users lists when the chat window gets narrow enough (see the threshold below) Allowed values:
  • 0 – disabled
  • 1 – enabled
Default: 0
autohide_users_list_width – Auto-hide Width Threshold
Minimum width of the chat window when users list is visible Allowed values: a positive number Default: 300
users_list_hide_anonymous – Hide Anonymous Users
Hides anonymous users on the users list Allowed values:
  • 0 – disabled
  • 1 – enabled
Default: 0
users_list_hide_roles – Hide User Roles
Hides users belonging to these roles on the users list Allowed values:
  • subscriber – Subscriber
  • contributor – Contributor
  • author – Author
  • editor – Editor
  • administrator – Administrator
Default: Array
users_list_linking – Usernames Mode
Makes usernames like it is set in Username Display Mode option. Allowed values:
  • 0 – disabled
  • 1 – enabled
Default: 0

Appearance: Advanced Customization

custom_styles – Custom CSS Styles
Custom CSS styles for the chat, valid CSS syntax is required. Allowed values: a text Default: [not set]

Channels: Channels Settings

auto_clean_after – Auto-remove Messages
The chat will delete messages older than given amount of minutes. Empty field means no messages will be deleted. Allowed values: a positive number Default: [not set]
channel_users_limit – Users Limit
Maximum amount of users allowed to enter a channel. Empty field means there is no limit. Allowed values: a positive number Default: [not set]
channels_limit – Channels Limit
Maximum amount of channels that an user can participate simultaneously. Empty field means there is no limit. Allowed values: a positive number Default: [not set]

Filters: Bad Words Filter

filter_bad_words – Enable Filter
Allowed values:
  • 0 – disabled
  • 1 – enabled
Default: 1
bad_words_replacement_text – Replacement Text
A text that is used to replace a bad word. Empty field means that asterisk is used. Allowed values: a text Default: [not set]

Bans: Automatic Bans

enable_autoban – Enable Automatic Bans
Allowed values:
  • 0 – disabled
  • 1 – enabled
Default: 0
autoban_threshold – Threshold
Determines how many messages containing bad words can be posted by an user before the user gets automatically banned Allowed values: a positive number Default: 3
autoban_duration – Duration
Duration of the automatic ban (in minutes). Empty field sets the value to 1440 minutes (1 day) Allowed values: a positive number Default: 1440

Bans: Flood Control

enable_flood_control – Enable Flood Control
Allowed values:
  • 0 – disabled
  • 1 – enabled
Default: 0
flood_control_threshold – Threshold
Determines how many messages (in given time window) could be posted by an user before the user gets automatically banned Allowed values: a positive number Default: 200
flood_control_time_frame – Time Window
Time window (in minutes) for flood control Allowed values: a positive number Default: 1
flood_control_ban_duration – Duration
Duration of the ban (in minutes). Empty field sets the value to 1440 minutes (1 day) Allowed values: a positive number Default: 1440

Localization: Localization Settings

hint_message – Hint Message
A hint message displayed in the message input field Allowed values: a text Default: Enter message here
user_name_prefix – User Name Prefix
Anonymous user’s name prefix Allowed values: a text Default: Anonymous
message_submit_button_caption – Submit Button Caption
Caption for message submit button Allowed values: a text Default: Send
window_title – Window Title
Title of the messages window Allowed values: a text Default: [not set]
message_save – “Save” message
Allowed values: a text Default: Save
message_reset – “Reset” message
Allowed values: a text Default: Reset
message_name – “Name” message
Allowed values: a text Default: Name
message_customize – “Customize” message
Allowed values: a text Default: Customize
message_sending – “Sending” message
Allowed values: a text Default: Sending …
message_mute_sounds – “Mute sounds” message
Allowed values: a text Default: Mute sounds
message_text_color – “Text color” message
Allowed values: a text Default: Text color
message_total_users – “Total users” message
Allowed values: a text Default: Total users
message_sec_ago – “sec. ago” message
Allowed values: a text Default: sec. ago
message_min_ago – “min. ago” message
Allowed values: a text Default: min. ago
message_yesterday – “yesterday” message
Allowed values: a text Default: yesterday
message_insert_emoticon – “Insert an emoticon” message
Allowed values: a text Default: Insert an emoticon
message_insert_into_message – “Insert into message” message
Allowed values: a text Default: Insert into message
message_picture_upload_hint – “Upload a picture” message
Allowed values: a text Default: Upload a picture
message_attach_file_hint – “Attach a file” message
Allowed values: a text Default: Attach a file
message_channel_password_authorization_hint – Channel Authorization Hint
Allowed values: a text Default: This channel is protected. Enter your password:
message_login – “Log in” message
Allowed values: a text Default: Log in
message_enter_user_name – “Enter your username” message
Allowed values: a text Default: Enter your username
message_input_title – Message input hint
Allowed values: a text Default: Use Shift+ENTER in order to move to the next line
message_has_left_the_channel – has left the channel
Allowed values: a text Default: has left the channel
message_has_joined_the_channel – has joined the channel
Allowed values: a text Default: has joined the channel
message_error_1 – Message error #1
Message: “Only letters, number, spaces, hyphens and underscores are allowed” Allowed values: a text Default: Only letters, number, spaces, hyphens and underscores are allowed
message_error_2 – Message error #2
Message: “This name is already occupied” Allowed values: a text Default: This name is already occupied
message_error_3 – Message error #3
Message: “You were banned from posting messages” Allowed values: a text Default: You were banned from posting messages
message_error_4 – Message error #4
Message: “Only logged in users are allowed to enter the chat” Allowed values: a text Default: Only logged in users are allowed to enter the chat
message_error_5 – Message error #5
Message: “The chat is closed now” Allowed values: a text Default: The chat is closed now
message_error_6 – Message error #6
Message: “The chat is full now. Try again later.” Allowed values: a text Default: The chat is full now. Try again later.
message_error_7 – Message error #7
Message: “Unsupported type of file.” Allowed values: a text Default: Unsupported type of file.
message_error_8 – Message error #8
Message: “The size of the file exceeds allowed limit.” Allowed values: a text Default: The size of the file exceeds allowed limit.
message_error_9 – Message error #9
Message: “Invalid password.” Allowed values: a text Default: Invalid password.
message_error_10 – Message error #10
Message: “You cannot enter the chat due to the limit of channels you can participate simultaneously.” Allowed values: a text Default: You cannot enter the chat due to the limit of channels you can participate simultaneously.
message_error_11 – Message error #11
Message: “You are not allowed to enter the chat.” Allowed values: a text Default: You are not allowed to enter the chat.

Advanced: Advanced Settings

ajax_engine – AJAX Engine
Engine for AJAX requests generated by the chat.
The Default engine is the most compatible but it has a poor performance. The Lightweight AJAX engine is a lot faster and consumes less CPU, however, it is slightly possible that it could be unstable in future versions of WordPress. Allowed values:
  • [not set] – Default
  • lightweight – Lightweight AJAX
Default: lightweight
messages_refresh_time – Refresh Time
Determines how often the chat should check for new messages. Lower value means higher CPU usage and more HTTP requests. Allowed values:
  • 1000 – 1s
  • 2000 – 2s
  • 3000 – 3s
  • 4000 – 4s
  • 5000 – 5s
  • 10000 – 10s
  • 15000 – 15s
  • 20000 – 20s
  • 30000 – 30s
  • 60000 – 60s
  • 120000 – 120s
Default: 3000
show_powered_by – Show “Powered By” Footer
Allowed values:
  • 0 – disabled
  • 1 – enabled
Default: 1
enabled_debug – Enable Debug Mode
Allowed values:
  • 0 – disabled
  • 1 – enabled
Default: 0