This plugin allows you to easily add the NowTalk chat widget to your WordPress blog

Author:Willow Hunt (profile at
WordPress version required:3.3
WordPress version tested:3.6.1
Plugin version:1.0.2
Added to WordPress repository:22-08-2013
Last updated:10-09-2014
Warning! This plugin has not been updated in over 2 years. It may no longer be maintained or supported and may have compatibility issues when used with more recent versions of WordPress.
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Nowtalk is a web-based, realtime chat room plugin that allows your website visitors to engage in live group chats and 1-on-1 instant message conversations, directly alongside your content, without leaving your site.

It's FREE to add, takes 1 MINUTE to embed onto your site, and works on both desktop and mobile browsers.

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Adding Nowtalk to your website

  • increases user engagement
  • turns your site into a social venue about the topics you cover
  • builds community and fosters connections between readers
  • allows you to better know your readers with analytics and transcripts
  • enables your readers to crowdsource live help


  • works on both desktop and mobile browsers
  • easy-to-install, takes one minute
  • no downloads, entirely web-based
  • users can sign in and chat with their Facebook, Twitter, Google+, and Linkedin accounts
  • full transcripts of chat conversations
  • analytics about site visitors
  • customize your chat settings with admin dashboard on

Moderation Features

  • any user can block any other user with one click
  • admins can boot users out of the chat, delete comments in realtime, permanently ban users
  • vulgar language filter replaces vulgar words with asterisks
  • flood control- cant type too many comments at a time
  • adjustable barriers to entry- either allow or disallow guest comments
  • users can easily minimize or close the chat if uninterested


Having difficulties installing Nowtalk? Want to host a chat of over 50 users? Have any suggestions or feature requests?

We're here to help.

Please contact us at and we'll respond within 48 hours on business days. You could also contact us at

In the meantime, check out and for more information about the plugin.