Chat Tutorial #3 - Customizing your Chatroom!Ez a Tutorial Magyar nyelven is elérhető!
Let's get started
Let's see if there's any official FAQ about it:
There's quite some! I recommend you to always read these FAQs before doing anything or visiting :#help: on dAmn
So, let's try out something, shall we?
When you enter your freshly created room you'll notice the following things:
The Title are will be empty
There will be no topic area
You will be placed into 'Guests' by default
You may ask the following; Why am I in the Guests privclass?
It's simple: because the room is in need of setting up and since you've just created it, no one ever joined it before!
You must promote yourself into the highest (Founders is the default privclass for that) group there, so others will know that you're in charge of that room!
How to do that?
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So let's get started - Step 1
The FAQs are quite easy to understand and follow, but sometimes we need a little extra to understand them.
This is the first step to take. Go to the chat page. On the right, you should see the following buttons:
Chat Now! with the fella what drives you to :#devart:, the official channel of deviantART.
Create a Chatroom and this is what we need!I'd recommend you to install the plugins what is needed for being on the chatz!
You can find a link to the plugin, below the Create Chatroom button on the chat page!
If you click on it, a new page should appear what looks like this:
You can add a name here, what will be the name of your chatroom. But please remember:
In order to prevent any misundersta
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What 'privclasses' are?
Privlasses (Privilege Classes) are like groups what can be customized. Each group has privileges (abilities or rights) what can be given and taken by the Founder or other chatroom moderators with admin rights.
Here is a little example of privclasses:
Default privclasses what you get if you create a new chatroom:
Here is a little explanation for each:
The original creator of the chatroom. They has the most rights (for example: if the room if 'closed' and by that I mean: the ability for joining is taken, the Founder can still join the channel.)
Moderators. You can set their rights for example give them the right to kick others and
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How to do an action?
Have you ever wondered how other deviants in chatrooms do that their message is in italics and not looking like a normal text?
It's really easy!
All you have to typing in is the following:
/me is awesome
This will happen!
Nice, isn't it?
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You'll see the following
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Ez a Tutorial magyar nyelven is elérhető!
So I noticed that when I try to explain certain things about chatrooms for helpees, they have no idea where is the title, topic area of the chatroom or if that even exists. I'd like to help with that.
I made a screenshot of my chatroom, cropped out certain areas and marked them with words
I'll write down some things about those areas and I'll try to include some tips as well.
So here we go.
a - Chatroom tab
This is a very useful thing. Why? Because instead of one million browser windows, you can have one window open and have as many connections to dAmn chatroom as you want. You can close one as well but without leaving the other rooms as well.
b - Title of the chatroom
Area is empty when you first enter your own ch
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