8 jQuery Chat Plugins

In this post, find a compiled list of 8 jQuery Chat Plugins which you can easily integrate in your website. These plugins also provide the look and feel of Facebook/Gmail style chatting.

1. Chat.js

Chatjs

ChatJS is a full-featured, lightweight, Facebook style jQuery plugin for instant messaging. It's completely client-side, so it's completely platform agnostic. Server side communication is implemented through Adapters. The adapter is the piece of code that is responsible for handling client/server communication.

2. Pusher Chat

Pusher

Pusher Chat, is a Facebook-like chat jQuery plugin using Pusher API. It's easy to customize, detect real time message typing and receiving.

3. JqChat

jQChat

jQChat is a jQuery plugin for instant messaging like Facebook/Gmail chat. It’s a plugin that can be used to add a JavaScript-based chatting system to your site.

4. chatSocketAchex

chatSocketAchex

chatSocketAchex is a jQuery chat plugin with 100% HTML5 – websocket (realtime). The plugin is made with the help of a server websocket achex.ca which is a free server. This plugin has functionality to work with jQuery.

5. Building a jQuery/PHP Powered Chat Room

Building a jQueryPHP Powered Chat Room

In this tutorial learn how to build a little chat program that is really easy to get up and running on any server running PHP. No database is required - as the chat will store itself in a simple text file.

6. jChat - Ajax Chat/Messages System

jChat - Ajax ChatMessages System

jChat is an Ajax real-time chat/messages application created with jQuery, php and mysql to be integrated to bootstrap admin panels templates or bootstrap applications. It’s an advanced and simple chat/messages system with very low bandwidth usage with the ability to scroll through older messages, delete messages, send messages and packed with 72 emoticons + your own.

7. jQuery UI Chatbox Plugin

jQuery UI Chatbox Plugin

This is a jQuery UI plugin serves as the front end of a simple Comet chat server. It is a pure UI plugin so you can easily plug it into whatever communication protocol of your choice.

8. Material Modern Chat

Material Modern Chat

Material Modern Chat is based on HTML, CSS and jQuery and is inspired by Hangouts’s Chat Layout. If you have a working chat application or planning to make a new then it is for you.