wdevstudio/laravel-chat-messenger

Laravel chat package

1.3 2018-01-25 19:24 UTC

README

A Laravel JQuery chat that is just like Facebook chat

Installation

Laravel Messenger supports Laravel 5.3 and higher.

Package

Require via composer

$ composer require wdevstudio/laravel-chat-messenger

In config/app.php file

'providers' => [
    ...
    wDevStudio\LaravelMessenger\LaravelMessengerServiceProvider::class,
    ...
];

'aliases' => [
    ...
    'Messenger' => wDevStudio\LaravelMessenger\Facades\Messenger::class,
    ...
];

Laravel Messenger Files

Then, run php artisan vendor:publish --tag=messenger --force to publish the config file, MessageController and assets.

Laravel Messenger Styles and Scripts

Make sure to add @yield('css-styles') in your app/master head section and @yield('js-scripts') to your app/master scripts section, or edit section naming in view/vendor/messenger/messenger.blade.php

JQuery is required for the messenger script.

Laravel Messenger Pusher

Add your pusher keys in config/messenger.php file.

And voila, you can start conversation with any user by linking to your-domain.com/messenger/t/{userId}.

Customization

Migrations

To publish and edit messenger migrations, run the publish command with messenger-migrations tag.

$ php artisan vendor:publish --tag messenger-migrations --force

Views

To publish and edit messenger views, run the publish command with messenger-views tag.

$ php artisan vendor:publish --tag messenger-views --force

TODO

  • emotions.
  • upload photos.
  • Attach files.
  • Show date before every conversation beginning.
  • paginate and load threads.
  • Laravel Messenger chatbox.
  • Unauthenticated chatbox to message customer service.