A free, simple, fast and customizable chat server
- You only have to copy/paste 3 lines of code to have a nice working chat.
No need to configure a database (Mysql), messages and nicknames are stored in files.
- No problems with firewalls, this script is based on HTTP so you only need a web browser and an internet connection. (everyone can
No problems with none-latin characteres ! Are you Russian, Japanese, Turk, Chinese, or Arabic? Whatever language you speak,
phpfreechat will nicely display your characters because it uses XML with UTF8 to encode characters.
- AJAX technology is used to smoothly refresh (no flicker) and display the chat and nickname zone.
- Messages and nicknames are stored into a simple filesystem, so that server resources are saved as much as possible.
- Bandwidth is preserved because the server never transmits the same data twice, only new messages are transmitted.
- phpFreeChat is an opensource (LGPL) program, so that you can freely use it and modify it.