Shoutbox module

How do you insert a Shoutbox into a page? Is it part of the Messenger app? What settings to you use to make it look like the simple Shoutbox on this site?

Thank you!

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  • Hello, yes, the shoutbox is a public messenger channel. If you want to create a separate page like I did, just add the block Shoutbox, there is nothing else to do. Everyone can write on it, and the discussion on this page will also be accessible in your messenger.

    • Thank you for the clarification, Baloo. You have helped me several times before. I really appreciate it. Others also will benefit. 

      Actually, I want it to appear not as a whole page - rather as it looks on this site una io. As just a block. You have certainly got me headed in the right direction.

      • With pleasure ;-) If you want to do as here, it's even simpler, just add the block on page-> system-> homepage or activate it if it is already present.

        • Hello guys, hope you don't mind me jumping in here. Once the page is created, where can it be found?

          • Hi Will, in studio -> Pages -> Custom

            If you want to see your page and address -> View Page

            • Correct, but let's say if your not in studio?

              • In other words shouldn't it be on the sub-menu?

                • No, because the system can not guess in which menu you want to place the link. So, you have to create it yourself.

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                    • So you're going to have the same problem with chat +, are you going to change?

                      • Hi Baloo and others.

                        True, but we don't need really need chat with the other UNA tools to communicate. So, I guess I'll stay where I am and see how much we grow.

                        I was wondering and hoping someone that could make a simplified shout box without the necessity of push notifications, etc. A paid module, that is. I am certain it could be done. I remember seeing this feature on older forum platforms. 

                        • Hi, yes, it would be enough to wear the Dolphin module on Una, which is a simple Shoutbox. This could be useful for people who have a basic server.

                          • Hey Baloo I decided to create my own page for Shoutbox as you stated above. I created the page in Custom area, added the links in Navigation, but I have a problem.

                            When I am viewing the Shoutbox page in 'Pages', I got to add a block, I click messenger on the left, but I do not see a block for Shoutbox in any of the options. Any ideas?

                            • Just to clarify, Shoutbox is nowhere in the Add Blocks section. For any pages. Only place I can find it is on the homepage and it's already there (still not in Add Blocks). 

                              • Let's say your page is called "Shoutbox:



                                Now, you have to understand this, it's not really the original of the home page, it's just a new public that you've created, but it works the same way. for page...


                                In :


                                • Ahh. Thank you. I did add the Messenger there earlier but was not sure if it was the same thing as the Shoutbox on the homepage. So I decided to ask just in case. 

                                  • Yes it's the same thing just a channel and that's what's great, you can create a clean public channel to any page, and that must be completely forgotten with Rocket Chat. It is true it is less powerful at the moment, but it has a perfect and easy integration, and that it is not a negligible point.

                                    Alexey  worked well! And he whispered to me that he will soon add a "Teleportation" button! You imagine, Una team will be able to help at home, it's fantastic! :-))