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CometChat v5.5 - Social Chat Evolved! - Blog | CometChat. CometChat v5.5 – Social Chat Evolved! We keep moving forward, opening new doors, and doing new things, because we’re curious and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths. Its the beginning of the year and here we are with another new and amazing version of CometChat. CometChat v5.5 brings in some spectacular features. What’s new? Social Login So your site does not have a login system? Note: This feature is only for sites which do not have or do not wish to use their existing login system. Load Previous Messages Your users no longer need to click on the chat history plugin to view older conversations. Delete Chatroom Sometimes its necessary to delete a chatroom, whether to preserve sanctity, sanity, or simply to clean up.

Get CometChat v5.5 Experience the new latest version of our php chat software and take the interactivity of your website to soaring levels! What are you waiting for? Already have CometChat? Mobile Chat SDK for Android and iOS v1.1.6. Mobile SDK for Android and iOS v1.1.6 – Voice & Video chat and more! The CometChat SDK seamlessly integrates with your existing application and lets you add chat functionality to your mobile app. As the mobile chat API has an intuitive flow, it makes the entire process of integration hassle-free and easy. We have come up with several features in CometChat Mobile SDK to enhance your users’ experience. What’s New? Audio/Video Chat CometChat’s most powerful feature is now available in our Mobile SDK with advanced noise cancellation technology.

We support both one-on-one and chatroom audio, video & text chat. You can easy switch between Text & Audio/Video chat and one-to-one or group chat functionalities. Block Users Avoiding someone? Announcements Now receive real-time announcements in the SDK File Sharing An extremely simple, easy and quick way for users to share images and videos with each other Multiple ways to Login You can login existing users directly using their user ID. Quantified Mobile: 6 Mobile SDKs For In-App Screensharing and... Hey there - we’re Hipmob. First off - happy new year! We help mobile developers and businesses increase conversions, and provide amazing customer support. We work with everyone from small startups to public companies - and our work has been featured on Forbes and CNBC.

You can learn more here. One heavily requested feature is the ability to see what your users see. We’ve been working on this for a while (it’s called JumpJet and its in beta with a few early customers) but we’ve gotten a lot of questions from developers who want to implement screensharing or screencasting into their apps ASAP. We’ve answered these questions via email for a while, so we figured we’d share all our recommendations here for all to see. If you’re interested in the following features - seeing what your users see and recording user sessions - remotely controlling your users’ screens to guide users through your app - in app chat + audio - integrating screen recordings with Desk, Zendesk, Dropbox, and Salesforce.

How to Setup CakePHP Using Xampp On Windows - Blog. CakePHP is a web development framework that uses the MVC model. It is a free open source framework for PHP that uses the Mode-View-Controller software design pattern. Here, I will explain how you can set up CakePHP using XAMPP on a Windows 7 system. Before we proceed, it is best that you install XAMPP first, which contains PHP, Apache, and MySQL. Let’s get cracking then! Step 1: Download XAMPP and CakePHP. Step 2: Install Xampp Once you have installed Xampp (version 1.7.3) on your Windows with the default option, all your files will be located in the C:\xampp folder. Step 3: Mod Rewrite Module Once Xampp is installed as the local server, you can then proceed to enable mod_rewrite. Step 4: Place CakePHP Files in a New Folder Extract the CakePHP (version 1.3.8) zip file and copy all its contents to your local web server, which in this instance is C:\xampp\htdocs\jack. Step 5: Set Up Virtual Host Step 6: Setting Up Database Connection Step 7: Run CakePHP.

How to Install Drupal on Ubuntu VPS. Drupal is probably one of the best open source CMS, especially since the latest framework update. The PHP-based CMS is now very stable and adaptable to various platforms, which makes it a great proposition for individual bloggers, corporate websites, and much more. However, many people do not know how to install Drupal on Ubuntu VPS. You can now easily install it using this fairly straightforward process.

Note: Before actually installing Drupal, you need to have Apache, MySQL, and PHP configured on the server. STEP 1: Creating MySQL Database You will have to create and then configure your MySQL database and user details for Drupal installation. Mysql -u root –p Now that you’re logged in, create the Drupal database using: create database xy; The xy is the name of the database. Create user david_user@localhost IDENTIFIED BY what_password'; We have named David as the user and what as the password but you can always change it. TABLES ON drupal.* TO drupal_user@localhost; flush privileges; cd ~ Overview of the Drupal Developer Days 2015. Wolfgang Zeigler, the CEO – Head of Development at drunomics, acknowledged Drupal Developer Days 2015 as the best event in the history of the CMS. The Drupal Dev Days are great events for developers to meet the community, engage in coding contests, and work on improving Drupal while sharing their experience.

Held in Montpellier, France, the main focus of this year’s edition was coding contests, contributions to the community, and the Drupal 8 framework release. Small Event – Large Impact Despite being one of the smaller tech events, the DDD 2015 was certainly the landmark event in the Drupal calendar. From 13th to 19th April, the event was attended by more than 2000 developers, programmers, and community experts at the European DrupalCons. More a convention than an event, if you ask me! The DDD 2015 first kicked off with the mentor spirit, as the thought leaders behind Drupal gave seminars on the best practices to contribute to the CMS.

The Drupal 8 Conclusion. 10 Reasons to Use Drupal - Blog. Digital agencies are able to provide a wide range of services to clients, all thanks to advanced CMSs available these days. At a time, they may be engaged in developing a b2b website for a business to share data with multiple vendors, or may be developing an e-commerce website for an online retail business. A lot of businesses prefer to have their Content Management System strategy built around Drupal due to various reasons. Following are the 10 reasons for the popularity and preference of Drupal among digital agencies and businesses. 1. Older versions of Drupal were considered fairly complex, especially for new users, as compared to other systems. 2. Drupal’s community of developers and users is constantly growing at a steady pace. 3. Security is, without a doubt, a highlighting point of Drupal. 4. Drupal has a unique feature of providing precise control over URL structure, unlike any other platform. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

CakePHP Structure - Blog. CakePHP is an open-source, free, and rapid development framework of PHP, which serves as a foundational structure for programmers and developers to create web applications. The primary advantage of using this framework is that it enables the user to work in a rapid and structured manner without compromising on flexibility and functionality.

The Structure CakePHP framework features major classes including View, Model and Controller, along with some additional objects and classes that enable the users to develop in MVC more quickly and easily. Classes including Components, Helpers and Behaviors provide reusability and extensibility to enhance the functionality of the base MVC classes in applications developed using CakePHP. Component Class (Controller Extensions) It is a class which helps in controller logic. If there is a logic the user wants to share between two or more controllers, then a component is the best extension class for the job. BeforeFilter()beforeRender()afterFilter() Deleting Blog Posts from VBulletin 4 Database - Blog. VBulletin 4 marked the launched of the Blog feature, which has been significantly improved in VBulletin 5. The Blog feature of VBulletin 4 does not support extensive features in the admin control panel, and to a surprise to many, it does not sport a mass blog deleting option.

When you have over 1,000 spam blog entries in our database, it becomes next to impossible to remove them from the admin control panel. That said all your data is ultimately available on the MySQL tables that the VBulletin framework deploys. Hence, you can start deleting blog entries right from the database. How to Delete Blog Posts It is likely that out of the many spam blog posts that your VBulletin website has, there will be some good posts in there as well that you want to keep. Let’s overview why you should remove the entries from the table:BLOG: The primary table containing all the basic blog details with each row corresponding to a blog post. The Outcome. CometChat v5.6 - One Theme to Rule Them All! - Blog. “You simply have to put one foot in front of the other and keep going. . ” – George Lucas After bringing in some spectacular features in our previous release, here we are, with a new release of CometChat – CometChat v5.6!

What’s new? 1. The Synergy Theme The term ‘Synergy’ is used to indicate that combined features produce a better result. The Synergy Theme enables you to embed all of CometChat into your site page. Synergy Theme enables your users to have one-on-one chat as well as participate in chatrooms! Active chatboxes segregates people who you are chatting with, bringing them in a separate section- Easily share your files in a single click- If you wish to chat with your friends on Gtalk, the Synergy Theme supports this as well- Additionally, you may use CometChat’s Social Login feature to let your users login using their Facebook, Gmail or Twitter credentials (if you are using our Social Login feature instead of your site’s login). 2. 3.

Get CometChat v5.6 What are you waiting for? CometChat v5.6 - One Theme to Rule Them All! - Blog | CometChat. All-New CometChat Mobile App v1.5 - Say Hello, Hola or Bonjour! - Blog | CometChat. We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit. Taking our journey with our All-New Mobile Apps ahead, along with audio, video & text chat on mobile, we are happy to bring you a new version, that will amaze your users! What’s new? Translate Conversations Making global communication easier was what we dreamt of, and this feature just gets us closer to our dream. Video Sharing Our previous version only included ability to share photos. Invite via SMS Exponentially increase your user base using our new Invite via SMS feature. You can also customize this pre-defined SMS from the CometChat Admin Panel.

Announcements Now announcements sent via the CometChat Admin Panel are visible in the mobile app as well. Not using announcements feature? Block/Unblock User Now stop a contact from messaging – simply block the user! Users can also unblock the user later, if they wish to, and continue conversations as before! Set Status & Set Status Message Need Custom Branding? CometChat Partners With Tapatalk! - Blog | CometChat. CometChat Partners With Tapatalk!

We have partnered with Tapatalk, world’s leading app for online forums, to bring chat to the Tapatalk app! Yes, your site users can now chat directly from the Tapatalk app! Enjoy chatting on the web & the Taptalk app! If you have CometChat & Tapatalk in your forum, then your users can now chat from the browser and directly within the Tapatalk app! How will it benefit me? 1. 2. What features will my users be offered? Real-Time messages Enable your users to chat with each other in real-time and keep the conversations flowing Emojis Express better by using Emojis in conversations Image Sharing Share images with members in the forum, easily and quickly Cross-Platform Chat from whenever and whenever! Push Notifications Get push notifications within the Tapatalk app on your smartphone whenever you receive message Safe and Secure Block/unblock unwanted users and stop receiving messages from them Signup now!

Signup for beta. How to Update Your WordPress Theme without Losing Customization. Most people usually paste the code snippets to the theme file to customize their WordPress themes. That works perfectly for beginners, but with only limited functionality. For instance, when a theme update is available, updating your applied theme will remove all the customization. In other words, you’ll have to customize your theme every time you update it.

That being said; it’s still possible to update your theme to the latest available versions and make sure that all customizations are intact and functioning. Follow this simple 5 step process to update your WordPress themes with all your customizations intact. Step 1 – Connect To Your Website The first thing to do is to connect your website using FTP client, like FileZilla for instance. Step 2 – Download the Latest Version Visit the website of your theme provider and download the latest available version. Step 3 – Compare Theme Directory However, if you don’t recall the changes, you can always find them. Editing BuddyPress Activity on Front-End. Earlier in 2015, the BuddyBoss released a Global Search feature for BuddyPress. The plug-in can now allow searches on every component on BuddyPress.

Michael Eisenwasser, the founder of the company, created a series of free plug-ins following this news, for the benefit of mankind, or at least, the BuddyPress community! The BuddyPress Edit Activity is the latest contribution by the development team. The plug-in is a great tool that offers users the chance to edit activity posts, replies, and messages on front end, for a wide range of social networks. It’s more or less similar to the ‘Edit Post’ feature found in Facebook that allows you to edit posts and comments on posts. Once you have the BuddyPress Edit Activity installed, you can easily edit posts across networks on the front end. The BuddyPress Edit Activity plug-in will install activity Meta buttons, clicking on which, allows you to edit your activity updates and replies conveniently. CometChat Mobile App v2.0 is here! Today, we’re thrilled to announce the update of our CometChat Mobile Apps in the Google and iTunes Store.

We’re back with some amazing new features that will definitely delight your users. Whats New? CometChat Network Support! Site owners using CometChat Network (for Ning, SocialEngine Cloud and others) can now enable their users to chat using our mobile apps! Theming 1. Social Login Support If you are using our Social Login feature in CometChat, then you can now let your users login using their Facebook, Twitter and Google Plus credentials in the app as well. Guest Login Support If you have guest login option enabled in CometChat, then your guests can now login using the mobile apps as well!

Push Notification for Announcements Now your users will never miss an announcement! Chatroom Members Your users can view other chatroom members by selecting the chatroom of which they wish to see the members, tap on the “…” button and select “View Members”. Notification Control View User Profiles 1. PhpFoxer - Even more powerful with CometChat! PHP Chat Software - jQuery Chat Box Plugin for Websites from CometChat.