In this article we are going to learn how to setup a secure video chat with WordPress and the Community Pro video chat plugin in four easy steps. Step 1: Make sure you have a media server First, in order to run a video chat service on any website you need a media server. Think of the media server as the home of the video chat software. If you have a VPS all you need to do is install a media server software like Red5 and you’re all set. If you don’t have a VPS you can purchase one with Red5 pre-installed from just $15/month here. Step 2: Get the software Download the video chat software (you can try it for[…]

Hello! I’m Lucian and I’m now responsible for integrating AVChat with WordPress and all other CMS’ AVChat integrates with. I have recently taken on the task from Radu. We decided to start the year with a huge overhaul for our WordPress video chat plugins. We took a good look at the highest rated WordPress plugins and made a promise to reflect things we’ve seen and loved into our own plugins. Therefore, we present you with two major upgrades that will ease the AVChat administration and give your WordPress website users and admins a much better experience: Video Chat Plugin Standard for WordPress, version 2.0 Video Chat Plugin PRO for WordPress, version 3.0 The Standard plugin can be downloaded for free from wordpress.org or from your own WordPress backend[…]

Hello everyone, Today we’re launching a new product we’ve been working on for the past few weeks: the AVChat Video Chat Add-on for xenForo. XenForo is a commercial forum software package written in PHP. It’s developed by former vBulletin lead developers Kier Darby and Mike Sullivan. The AVChat Video Chat Add-on for xenForo handles the integration between your xenForo community and the AVChat 3 video chat software. Here’s what the 1.0 version of the add-on handles out of the box: Same Username (and Gender), members will have the same username and gender in the community and in the video chat. Double log in is not needed. Same Profile Photo, the profile photos from xenForo are automatically used for the users list and text chat inside[…]

Hello everyone, We’ve just released a new version, 1.5 (build 605), for Joomla! Integration Kit. This version integrates AVChat 3 with EasySocial, a powerful Joomla! Social Networking Extension, and we’ve added some cool new features. EasySocial Integration: EasySocial is a powerful Joomla! extension that allows you to transform your Joomla! in a Social Networking Website. The complete list of EasySocial features, you can find here. Same Username – Users will have the same username in the website and in the video chat. Double login is not needed. Same Profile Photo – The profile photos from EasySocial are automatically used for the users list and text chat inside the video chat Linked Profile Pages – View more info about the chat members by accessing their profile page[…]

Hello everyone, We’ve just released a new version, 2.1 (build 599) for AVChat Plugin Pro for WordPress 3.x. This version (2.1) is coming with new features & permissions and some small fixes. New Features & Improvements: WordPress 3.9 supported Improved the design of the AVChat 3 Settings & Permissions page, making it more user friendly Now the AVChat Plugin Pro supports WordPress multisite on subdomains Better integration with BuddyPress: now AVChat Plugin PRO detects if BuddyPress is active across the WordPress multisite Admin can easily change the Audio / Video Quality Profile, from WordPress backend Exposed the setting which allows the admin to set user’s webcam to open automatically when each he joins, together with the one which allows user to start viewing[…]

Hi everyone, Today I’ll show you how to set up a paid membership website using AVChat 3, WordPress, s2Member Framework for tracking membership and PayPal as a payment system. Apart from ads, memberships are a good source of revenue for sustaining a website. To show how much flexibility you have we’ve gone overboard and decided to build a website with 6 different user roles, 2 free and 4 of them will be paid. Each of them will have different permissions in line with their subscription plan. We’ve chosen the permissions for each user role so that: visitors are encouraged to register, registered members are encouraged to subscribe to a paid membership and paying members are encouraged to upgrade to a better plan.[…]

Hi everyone, In this tutorial I will show you how to build a paid membership website using AVChat 3, phpFox 3.x and PayPal as a payment system. Our website will have 3 different user groups and one of them will be paid. Here are  the features we’ve chosen for each of them. We’ve chosen them to encourage guests to register and registered members to subscribe and become Gold. Guests (Public) are not allowed to access the website content or the video chat Registered users (non paying members) will be able to access the content and chat but: are able to create their own private rooms and send private messages in AVChat they can only broadcast using low quality video and can’t make their stream[…]


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Hello everyone and Happy New Year. We here at NuSoft are proud to release the first build of AVChat for the year 2014. The Major Features Room Music Player Every room can now have it’s own music playlist with music tracks from SoundCloud and Youtube. Upon entering the respective room the music player will automatically start to play the songs. This feature is controlled by the new setting enableMusicForRooms found in avc_settings.xml. By default this is enabled. When creating a new room if the feature is enabled you will notice a new text area in the room creation window. In this text area you can add SoundCloud and YouTube track links as seen in the image above, this way a playlist list[…]

Hello, We’ve released a new build (3238) for AVChat 3 Video Chat Application for IP. Board 3.x. In this build we’ve changed the way it works: from cookies to native IP. Board code in integration.php, we’ve added a general settings page and some new cool features and permissions. New General Settings Page! Now, in your Admin CP area, AVChat 3 has a general settings page from where you can setup the most important options: RTMP Connectionstring, Allow Facebook/Twitter Connection, Facebook App ID, Twitter Customer Key, Open Method, Disconnect Link, Register Page Link, Login Page Link, etc. New Features & Improvements: Now your members can login in AVChat 3 with their Facebook or Twitter accounts. Facebook and Twitter share is now available in IP. Board AVChat 3 Application.[…]

Hello everyone, We’ve just released a major update to AVChat 3 Module for Drupal 7 – build 3181. In this build  we’ve changed the way it works – from cookies to native Drupal code in integration.php, and we’ve added some cool new features and permissions. New Features & Improvements: Now your anonymous users / authenticated users can login in AVChat 3 with their Facebook or Twitter accounts. Facebook and Twitter share will now work properly with the Drupal Module. The AVChat 3 Mobile version will now be served when accessing the chat from a mobile device. AVChat 3 is now using SWFObject 2 for embedding the chat’s .swf. When AVChat is opened in a pop up window it now fills the entire window. No[…]