FreiChat - Chat plugin

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A scalable chat solution for engaging your users!

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FreiChat is a free chat software for your website. FreiChat automatically integrates with your site's login and avatars.


  • Easy installation
  • Option to restrict chat only with friends
  • Send/receive files
  • Facebook like chatbar
  • Message sent date/time
  • Minimize and close chat boxes
  •  Able to chat even while you browse different pages.
  •  Smiley support, clickable urls, image previews
  •  Mobile compatibility with responsive design
  •  Audio/Video conference


  1. Download the plugin from Github releases or from Elgg plugins
  2. Extract and copy the plugin folder `freichat` in mod directory
  3. Activate it.


NOTE: If you are using an older/unsupported version of Elgg and cannot upgrade, please contact us at(admin[@] and we will release a plugin supporting that specific version.


  • Category: Communication
  • License: GNU General Public License (GPL) version 2
  • Updated: 2020-8-13
  • Downloads: 2640
  • Recommendations: 3