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This tutorial requires advanced knowledge. We recommend you get professionals to do this if you are not at an advanced level.

Requires: phpFox version >= 4.5.2

In this tutorial, we are going to guide you on how to set up Chat server for Instant Messaging app.

The Instant Messaging app supports 2 options for Chat Server: NodeJS (with Redis) and Google Firebase. You can choose to use one of these options.

Google Firebase is the recommended option for scalability and high availability. However, you will need to pay for this Googe service.

Basing on the chosen chat server, please refer to the respective article for detailed instructions to setup Chat server:

If you are using our native mobile apps, please also see How to support push notifications for new messages on phpFox Mobile apps