Services » Shout Box » Tutorial

1. Create a little chat right on the web page and keep in touch with your visitors on-line. You can use this feature as life support component. A perfect tool to make your site really interactive

Below you can see an example of Shout Box

2. To add Shout Box to your site:

2.1 Click Add New Shout Box

2.2 The attribute Name will be used internally by Voting Server as a reference to particular service

2.3 Set spam prevention period in the field AntifloodPeriod.

2.4 Set the parameters of maximum length of name (Max Name length), maximum length of message (Max Message length), and number of last messages which will be displayed by service (Message Queue Size)

2.5 If you want to change labels and titles you can customize labels Name, Message, Submit, Refresh

2.6 Common settings

  • If you want to temporarily disable displaying of service at your pages unmark checkbox Service Enabled
  • You can restrict displaying of your service at certain domains using Hosting Filter
  • To change default position of current service in the table of services use Sorting Order

2.7 Click the button Create and then the button Script on the right of a new panel

2.8 Configure styles and colors of your Shout Box. Select one of the preset color schemes which are available in the drop down control Copy colors from. You may as well create your own color scheme using color settings. To save new color scheme enter its name and click the button Save Changes.

3. Adding service into the page

3.1 Copy the code below

3.2 Paste the code snippet into your page and you’ve done!

Services » Shout Box » Tutorial

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