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Ez a tutorial magyar nyelven is olvasható!

So let's get started - Step 1

FAQ #289: How do I create or delete a chatroom?
FAQ #287: What rules apply to the Chat Network?

The FAQs are quite easy to understand and follow, but sometimes we need a little extra to understand them.

This is the first step to take. Go to the chat page. On the right, you should see the following buttons:
  • Chat Now! with the fella what drives you to #devart, the official channel of deviantART.
  • Create a Chatroom :la: and this is what we need!
I'd recommend you to install the plugins what is needed for being on the chatz! :eager:
You can find a link to the plugin, below the Create Chatroom button on the chat page!

Step 2

If you click on it, a new page should appear what looks like this:

You can add a name here, what will be the name of your chatroom. But please remember:

In order to prevent any misunderstandings or misrepresentations on the network,  please do not create chatrooms with "Staff" or "Admin" in chatroom name!

Others things what are good to know:
    You can't use:
  • your own username
  • or others's usernames
  • Group names as chatroom name!
  • It's better to check if there is already a room with the name you'd like to use!

And you can add a description to inform others what your chatroom is about.

Step 3

After you hit the Create Chatroom button, it should drive you to your freshly created chatroom :dummy:

What should look like this:

And you're done! You have your own chatroom! 

Still need help? Then it's best to visit #help on dAmn :la:

Chat Tutorials

Forum Tutorials



dekorAdum :dummy:

This is the first article of my Chat and Forums tutorials.
In the next artcle:
What 'Privclasses' are?

Stay tuned for that and many more articles in the future!
I hope you'll enjoy reading them and will find it useful too!

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LeChaoss Featured By Owner Nov 7, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
Can i leave a message to someone so that he sees when he's online?
dekorAdum Featured By Owner Nov 8, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
Not unless you get a chat bot. It can send 'notes' to people who are members of the chatroom. Bot more info on bots, go to
LeChaoss Featured By Owner Nov 8, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
dekorAdum Featured By Owner Nov 8, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
No worries!
lllXShadowXlll Featured By Owner Feb 13, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
where is the chat button?!
EvilEspressoDrinks Featured By Owner Dec 5, 2013  Student Writer
but how do you make ur chat rules and the nicknames for your members?
dekorAdum Featured By Owner Dec 5, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
The Founder sets up the channel rules. It is their responsibility.
As for nicknames, there is a nice addon/plugin here: check it out! :)
Quilleez Featured By Owner Jul 7, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I can't find the chat page? D:
dekorAdum Featured By Owner Jul 7, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Quilleez Featured By Owner Jul 7, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thanks :D
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