vBulletin Chat Installation Instructions

vBulletin Chat Extension by Chatwee is a great way to stimulate growth of your forum. In order to install the widget in a few easy steps, start by downloading the zip folder containing the files.

Before you proceed with the chat installation, we suggest you sign up for an account with us first. It’s absolutely free, and you’ll need access to certain details inside in order to complete the installation.

  • Open your FTP client and upload the unzipped folder you downloaded earlier to vbulletin/core/packages.
  • Log in to the ADMIN section of your vBulletin Control Panel.
  • Once there, scroll down the column on the left and click Products & Hooks > Manage Products vBulletin Chat Plugin
  • Now, click the Add/Import Product option. vBulletin Chat Plugin
  • In the next screen you’ll be asked to either upload the xml file included in the folder you downloaded earlier, or import it from your server. I’ve chosen the former. vBulletin Chat Plugin
  • Your vBulletin chat extension will now be listed among the Installed Products. Scroll up the column on the left and click Settings > Options to finish off the installation. vBulletin Chat Plugin
  • In the next screen, click the Chatwee Plugin Settings on the list to the right. vBulletin Chat Plugin
  • Now, log in to your Chatwee Dashboard, copy the chat installation code, and paste it into the box. Save changes. vBulletin Chat Plugin

There you have it - a live chat widget to enhance your vBulletin site with a real time interaction feature. Keep it social and let your visitors hold private, group, and public chats, including rich media and emoji.

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