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AjaxChat ComponentModule

AjaxtChat-Chat for joomla users
supported features
* Integrate with Community Builder and JomSocial.
* Backend option for showing all online users/CB friends online/JomSocial friends online and Odudeprofile followers online.
* Gmail style bottom right display of chat boxes.
* Keeps chat boxes open and stores state (data) even when pages are browsed/refreshed
* Displays “Sent at…” after 3 minutes of inactivity.
* Displays “X says…” & blinks chat boxes when window is not in focus.
* Minimize and close chat boxes.
* Support smiley and urls

Version 1.1:

* Display chat user by username or name
* Chat alert sound when chat window is not in focus(two chat sound selection option available)

Version 1.2

Removed the IE bug (operation aborted window popup)

Version 1.3

Auto refresh online user list

Version 1.4

Fixed IE sound notification bug

Version 1.5

User can set their status as Available, Away, Busy & Invisible

Version 1.6

Show some user info on mouse hover of user ( works for EasySocial, JomSocial,CB and Odudeprofile )

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2011-09-06
Reviews: 1
Great and simple module! Can just recommend it! After installation it didn't work (my own fault :-)), so I posted in the forum and the problem was solved within 2 hours!
2011-08-02
Reviews: 2
Okay...I might have given it 4.5 stars if that was possible. But definitely more of a 5 than a 4. The only problem was that it didn't work perfectly at first in my 'test' site while I was upgrading from Joomla 1.5 to 1.7. I thought I was in for trouble. But I got a reply to my help request very quickly, telling me that it should work when I move my site from a subfolder and go live, and even gave me a fix if I wanted it to work under my test environment. (I was almost ready to go live so I didn't bother with that fix.)

Bingo...just as predicted, as soon as I took my upgraded site live, AjaxChat worked immediately...no other fix needed. It does what it advertises cleanly and efficiently.

Good product/good support. Can't ask for anything more.
2011-04-26
Reviews: 2
This is a perfect add on if you are looking for a instant messaging system similar to facebook. I'm relatively new to joomla. I had no problems installing it but I did find that it wasn't working perfectly because of another add on and the support was great! I highly recommend this AjaxChat.
2011-04-11
Reviews: 3
AjaxChat is easy to install and so easy to use that anyone who has tried a little chatting before will know how to use it :)

It's a big plus that it's possible to set one's chat status to available, busy, idle or invisible.

And the support is really fast! Within a couple of hours, sometimes minutes, I received help.

I give this component and module the highest rating for these reasons :)
2010-08-20
Reviews: 1
Very usefull extension, it works perfect but the best of it is the developer's support, perfect email communication and help in minutes. Thanks a lot!
2010-08-18
Reviews: 2
I needed a simple chat client that would be cross-browser compatible (ID, Chrome, Firefox, Safari and mobileSafari) for my JomSocial site. AjaxChat works like a charm. I had a minor issue and the developer and I worked to get it repaired. I couldn't be happier. The problem was fixed quickly and professionally.
2010-08-18
Reviews: 3
At first I was a bit disappointed because I had problems using this product. However, this developer is extremely responsive. Though I feel the module could be improved (e.g., assigned to one page and yet usable globally), I am confident that the product will grow into something very good and reliable. It's worth the money I paid for it, and I can confidently recommend it to others.
2010-06-14
Reviews: 2
This is an excellent extension, and works as advertised.

However, the options available in the administrative back-end to customize its behavior are limited. To modify the appearance of the chat-box, you have to modify the css files in the module directory (which isn't a big deal, in and of itself). Several style parameters are, however, hard-coded in the .js files (the vertical position of the chat box being one of them). Not an issue if you know what you're doing, of course, but I would have appreciated some styling options in the back-end.

On the other hand, I find the absence of an option to set the refresh behavior (rate, conditions) of the ajax calls the extension uses to check for users/messages a little more serious. On a site with only one user (the admin) connected, it sends requests every second or so. These are tiny, tiny requests, but I feel like I shouldn't need to modify files to restrict when and how often these ajax calls are made.

Nevertheless, this is a great piece of software, and well worth the purchase if it looks like what you need.
2010-05-14
Reviews: 6
Install was fast and easy I had a little trouble will a few things and they address them in the metter of a few hours. You guys are the best thanks for all the hard work you put in to getting me up and running.

A Million Thanks
2010-05-08
Reviews: 1
I had a small problem with this program so virginsoft fixed it right away.. then when I crashed my own site (ooops) and had to re-install everything they helped me out again ... a great program!
2010-05-05
Reviews: 1
I read the two reviews and decided to buy this. Installed with no problems though prakash from Virgin soft had to update a small line of coding, which he did instantly. Great customer service, and fantastic extension.

I highly recommend.
2010-05-02
Reviews: 16
Great ext. easily worth the small price. Great support too. Even helped me with my CB issues, above and beyond. KEEP UP THE GREAT WORK. this is when a 6th star is needed.
2010-01-29
Reviews: 1
This AjaxChat module is just what I was looking for. It is really simple and enable my site users to communicate quickly with each other. It has a really simple interface ala Gmail.

Support is just amazing. I had issues with my website and the developer resolved those really fast. He his also really open to new ideas to improve the component/module.