Features available on the main chat bar available to the end-user
Guests can chat and change their name right from ArrowChat.
The chat tabs and buddy list are kept up-to-date when users are typing, idle, offline, and more.
Desktop notifications pop up when users receive new messages (only available on Chrome, Safari, and Firefox).
Display dynamic links to web pages that can include the user's name or ID.
ArrowChat will automatically condense chat windows when there are too many conversations open for the browser's width.
Need to shut down the chat for a bit? Do it in a single click.
Need even more features? We have a full application system to install whatever you need onto your bar.
Some users may not want to use our great chat feature, so you can allow them to hide the bar completely.
ArrowChat will show which users online are on a mobile device.
Is the who's online tab too big or too small? No problem! Many tabs can be easily adjusted in the admin panel.
The bar can adjust to be fixed/fluid, set edge padding, and be aligned on the left, right or center.
Announcements pop out in real-time to all your users. Get information to them fast.
Users can get notifications like private messages and friend requests straight from the ArrowChat bar.
ArrowChat will sync everything instantly in real-time across all a user's browser tabs.
Some of the different options available in chat rooms
Chat rooms can be setup so that only admins/mods can enter.
Users or admins/mods can put a password on chat rooms to protect it.
Now you can give your room more meaning before a user enters with a short description and image.
Too many users in a chat room can be chaotic, so we allow you to limit the number for each room.
Limit the number of messages that a user can send every X seconds.
Delete spam or abuse in a chat room in a single click. The message is deleted in real-time.
Display a short message for users when they first ever a room.
Admins/mods have the option of kicking, silencing, or banning those abusive users.
Share a file or image with the entire chat room with a couple clicks.
Users can pop out the room to stay in even when not on your site.
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.
You'll have the option of allowing users to create their own rooms right from the bar if you want.
Some of the different options available in 1-on-1 chat
Users can send emojis to each other with ease.
People can video and/or voice chat with each other straight from ArrowChat.
Automatically block words that you don't want your users saying to each other.
Users can send and receive files and images while chatting.
An image preview is displayed right in the chat conversation and expands upon clicking it.
Users can send short moving images with Giphy.
ArrowChat users can instantly block anyone that they don't want to communicate with.
As a user scrolls up in a chat conversation, history is automatically loaded in order.
Abusers and spammers are no longer a problem as users are able to report conversations.
One-on-one chat can be popped out so the conversation can continue anywhere.
ArrowChat shows when a message is being sent and if there was an issue sending the message.
For users that have a lot of friends online, they'll be able to search for a specific person with ease.
Clear your conversation history in a single click (admins still have access to logs until deleted).
ArrowChat gives you complete control with the features below
ArrowChat has a full template system and is based on CSS so making modifications is easy.
We'll show you how many messages are being sent, what is being said, how many users are registering, and more.
There are hundreds of settings, both big and small, in the admin panel to customize.
Change the color of a theme with just a few clicks.
Now you can embed chat rooms, 1-on-1 chat, and the online list right into your page.
Clean up all the users, messages, notifications, and more with a single click.
A full theme system is included so that you can customize the look of ArrowChat to your liking.
Disable features within ArrowChat based on what group the user is in.
Use our push service to make sending and receiving messages instant, have better tab syncing, and reduce server load.
ArrowChat is based off UTF-8 and will work with any language.
Setup moderators and admins to check reports and warn or ban users that may be abusing the chat system.
There is a full mobile web application so that your users can use ArrowChat on the go.
We're completely open-source so that you can customize ArrowChat to your liking.
New features are added all the time as we regularly update the software.
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.
Everything in your existing database can be synced such as usernames, avatars, profile links, and more.
ArrowChat works on all modern browsers and mobile devices including IE 9+, Firefox 1.5+, Safari, Opera 9+, and Chrome.
ArrowChat will automatically sync with your user's avatars (profile pictures).