ASP.NET Chat

Installing Cute Chat/messenger for CS 2.0 A full-featured ASP.NET chat program

The following guide shows the steps to implement a Cute Chat and Cute messenger into Community Server 2.0 application. If you haven't downloaded the software, please download the software copy from here.
1. Unzip the zip file and copy CuteChat client files

The following files/folder should be deployed to the root of your Community Server installation.

Skin-ForumLinkBar.ascx should be deployed to \Themes\default\Skins directory of your Community Server installation.


2. Deploying the CuteChat.dll assembly and license file

The following files should be deployed to \bin directory of your Community Server installation.

3. Execute SQLScripts\CuteChat5.sql against database
4. Add Chat rooms to community Server

You have two options to add Chat rooms to your community Server. Skip this step if you want to install web messenger only.


Option A: Adding a chat column into your forum list.

If you prefer this solution, please copy View-ForumGroupView.ascx to \Themes\default\Skins directory of your Community Server installation.



Option B: Adding a chat tab into your CS top navigation bar.

1. Copy chat.aspx to the root of your Community Server installation.
2. Open SiteUrls.config file, find "navigation" section and add the following entry behind home tab:

<link name="Chat" navigateUrl="/Chat.aspx" text="Chat" />