Chrome v10+ Open the settings on Chrome. Click the menu icon in the upper right corner of the browser to the right. Click settings on the bottom of the menu. A faster way to get there is to press Control+Shift+Delete on a PC, or Shift+Command+Delete on a Mac. From settings, click “Show advanced settings…”. It’s located at the very bottom of the settings section. Scroll to the privacy section and click “Clear browsing data”. Select “Empty the cache”. Uncheck all other options to avoid deleting browser history, cookies and other things you may wish to retain. Change “Obliterate the following items from” to “the beginning of time”. Press “Clear browsing data”. You are done! Chrome v1 – v9 Once your[…]

Hey everybody, We got several requests these days regarding the messages that are automatically displayed in the chat. Some of you probably already know how to edit or disable the messages but we thought we should write a more comprehensive article about it. This feature was added in Build 1505 of AVChat 3 to give the website owner the ability to add info messages, text ads with links or any other announcements in the text chat. In detail The file which stores the messages is rotate_messages.php located in the AVChat 3 installation folder. It is called by AVChat 3 every rotatingMessageTime seconds (option in avc_settings.xml) and it sends to it a GET variable named count which stores the number of times it[…]

These days we faced some annoying spam attacks on our forum and had to take some security measures that will share with everybody here. As first quick measures: 1) You have to ensure that the registration page contains at least a “Questions and answers challenge” and a CAPTCHA code. For those who don’t know, this area can be found in the AdminCP under the menu System->System Settings->Security and Privacy. We used to have re-captcha from Google before, but the bots were still getting in, so we switched to “Are you human PlayThru” to see if something changes. Here’s a graphic of user registrations due the past months where we can notice abuse of users registered:         2)[…]

In case you did not know we currently have an Affiliate Program and offer 25% commission on any sale you refer. How does our Affiliate Program work? You just have to make a simple website or blog (in case you don’t have one yet) and promote our products. You can also use social networks or spread the word in forums or anywhere you see fit. Our best affiliates actually write tutorials that include our products. When a person reads your article, blog post, tutorial or Facebook post follows the affiliate links back to our website AND makes a purchase you will receive a 25% commission on the sale.  Basically, you as a publisher will be rewarded whenever you generate  a sale. Who[…]

Hello again, Just 2 days ago we released the improved version of AVChat Video Chat Plugin for WordPress and we were very proud. Today, we are just polishing the integration so that you could have the best experience.   We added the capability to show an error if you didn’t complete the installation instructions properly, Fixed the bug were the scripts were not found in the correct path As with this new version, you won’t see the  WordPress 2.8 integration kit anymore and there will be only the 3.x version in the archive. In this way it will be less confusion Removed the padding from the settings menu in WordPress so you can see more features on the page. Other[…]

Hello everyone, I am glad to announce that we made some changes to our the WordPress plugin and fixed some bugs that didn’t allow the plugin to run quite as we hoped to. Without further ado , I will present the changes brought to the plugin: Added Facebook integration. Added iPad detection. Added lots of new features in WordPress backend. Added new “Visitors” column to better control what a visitor can have access to. Now the changes made to the background are made from the style.css and not from the WordPress backend settings. Fixed the bug “session already sent …”. Fixed the bug where guests can access the admin area of AVChat. Fixed the bug where the added user roles were not[…]

We are proud to announce that the AVChat 3 integration kits now supports the newly released Joomla! 3.0.1 . There have been a lot of changes in the Joomla! 3.0 release, new design, new features, new security updates, but this version is intended, as the Joomla! team says, for developers or early adopters, who want to benefit from the latest cutting edge features. If you want a more stable version, that has been more rigorously tested, then try Joomla! 2.5 that will be supported until 2014 and wait for the Joomla! 3.5 to come out. We will keep you up to date when that happens and be sure your favorite video chat will be integrated with it.   Installation instructions This component installs as[…]

In this post we will find out how to add a brand new video chat system in your IP.Board forum. Fom our studies, this is a very requested feature to add to your community, but if you came to this page, you already know this. To get the greatest IP.Board chat yet, we will need to download the latest version of AVChat 3 along with the latest integration kit for IP.Board. Now, let’s begin : Depending on your Media Server, here is what you need to upload and were: Red5: Upload the avchat30 folder from the AVChat to upload to your media server (Red5 0.8) folder to the webapps folder of your Red5 0.8 installation (C:Program FilesRed5webapps on Win, /opt/red5/webapps/ on Linux). Linux[…]

Hello everybody, Over the Internet there will always be someone who might want to harm your website’s activity just for fun or for some material reasons. We’re writing this article in order to help our AVChat customers who are getting spammed. Here are the steps that you can do in order to prevent future incidents. 1. Search for logs and look for his or her IP In case you’re not online while the user is spamming so that you can see his IP in the chat: if someone notifies you by e-mail, you can take a look over the TEXT CHAT TRANSCRIPTS and search for the desired username and find his IP from time to time, you can also take a[…]