Chat Bar

Features available on the main chat bar available to the end-user

 

Guest Chat

Guests can chat and change their name right from ArrowChat.

Real time status

Real-time Status

The chat tabs and buddy list are kept up-to-date when users are typing, idle, offline, and more.

HTML5 notifications

HTML5 Notifications

Desktop notifications pop up when users receive new messages (only available on Chrome, Safari, and Firefox).

Custom Links

Display dynamic links to web pages that can include the user's name or ID.

Unlimited conversations

Unlimited Conversations New

ArrowChat will automatically condense chat windows when there are too many conversations open for the browser's width.

Maintenance Mode

Need to shut down the chat for a bit? Do it in a single click.

Applications

Applications

Need even more features? We have a full application system to install whatever you need onto your bar.

Hide Bar

Some users may not want to use our great chat feature, so you can allow them to hide the bar completely.

Mobile users

Mobile Users

ArrowChat will show which users online are on a mobile device.

Adjustable Tab Sizes

Is the who's online tab too big or too small? No problem! Many tabs can be easily adjusted in the admin panel.

Adjustable Size

The bar can adjust to be fixed/fluid, set edge padding, and be aligned on the left, right or center.

Announcements

Announcements

Announcements pop out in real-time to all your users. Get information to them fast.

Notifications

Notifications

Users can get notifications like private messages and friend requests straight from the ArrowChat bar.

Tab Sync New

ArrowChat will sync everything instantly in real-time across all a user's browser tabs.

Chat Rooms

Some of the different options available in chat rooms

 

Admin Only

Chat rooms can be setup so that only admins/mods can enter.

Password-Protected

Users or admins/mods can put a password on chat rooms to protect it.

Chat Room Images

Descriptions & Images

Now you can give your room more meaning before a user enters with a short description and image.

User Limits

Too many users in a chat room can be chaotic, so we allow you to limit the number for each room.

Chat Flood

Limit the number of messages that a user can send every X seconds.

Chat Room Delete

Mod Delete

Delete spam or abuse in a chat room in a single click. The message is deleted in real-time.

Welcome Text

Display a short message for users when they first ever a room.

Chat Room Kick and Silence

Kick/Silence

Admins/mods have the option of kicking, silencing, or banning those abusive users.

Send Files

Share a file or image with the entire chat room with a couple clicks.

Pop Out Room New

Users can pop out the room to stay in even when not on your site.

Moderators

Setup moderators and admins in chat rooms that can perform various actions like deleting messages, silencing and kicking users, adjusting the chat flood, and more.

User Rooms

You'll have the option of allowing users to create their own rooms right from the bar if you want.

Private Chat

Some of the different options available in 1-on-1 chat

 

Emojis

Emojis New

Users can send emojis to each other with ease.

Video/Voice

People can video and/or voice chat with each other straight from ArrowChat.

Word Censoring

Automatically block words that you don't want your users saying to each other.

Send Files

Users can send and receive files and images while chatting.

In-line Images

An image preview is displayed right in the chat conversation and expands upon clicking it.

Inline Images

Giphy New

Users can send short moving images with Giphy.

Block User

ArrowChat users can instantly block anyone that they don't want to communicate with.

Smart message history

Smart History

As a user scrolls up in a chat conversation, history is automatically loaded in order.

Report User

Abusers and spammers are no longer a problem as users are able to report conversations.

Pop Out Chat New

One-on-one chat can be popped out so the conversation can continue anywhere.

Sending Indicator

ArrowChat shows when a message is being sent and if there was an issue sending the message.

Search Friends

Online Search

For users that have a lot of friends online, they'll be able to search for a specific person with ease.

Clear Conversation

Clear your conversation history in a single click (admins still have access to logs until deleted).

Style and Administration

ArrowChat gives you complete control with the features below

 

Templates & CSS

ArrowChat has a full template system and is based on CSS so making modifications is easy.

Statistics and Logs

Analytics & Logs

We'll show you how many messages are being sent, what is being said, how many users are registering, and more.

Tons of settings

Tons of Settings

There are hundreds of settings, both big and small, in the admin panel to customize.

Colorization New

Change the color of a theme with just a few clicks.

Embed Codes

Now you can embed chat rooms, 1-on-1 chat, and the online list right into your page.

Maintenance

Clean up all the users, messages, notifications, and more with a single click.

Themes

Themes

A full theme system is included so that you can customize the look of ArrowChat to your liking.

Group Settings

Disable features within ArrowChat based on what group the user is in.

Push Server

Use our push service to make sending and receiving messages instant, have better tab syncing, and reduce server load.

Languages

Languages

ArrowChat is based off UTF-8 and will work with any language.

Miscellaneous

 

Reports and Moderation

Full Moderation

Setup moderators and admins to check reports and warn or ban users that may be abusing the chat system.

Mobile App New

There is a full mobile web application so that your users can use ArrowChat on the go.

Open Source

Open-Source

We're completely open-source so that you can customize ArrowChat to your liking.

Regular Updates

New features are added all the time as we regularly update the software.

Automatic Login

Automatic Login

ArrowChat supports are wide array of PHP scripts so that it will automatically log in users that are on your site. Custom sites can set this up too.

Database Sync

Everything in your existing database can be synced such as usernames, avatars, profile links, and more.

Cross Browser

Cross-Browser

ArrowChat works on all modern browsers and mobile devices including IE 9+, Firefox 1.5+, Safari, Opera 9+, and Chrome.

Avatars Sync

ArrowChat will automatically sync with your user's avatars (profile pictures).