Chat has been optimized for minimal server usage. With several configuration in the Backend.
Access these settings by going to WP Admin -> PeepSo -> Configuration -> Chat
Enable ‘read notifications’: Switching to “yes” allows users to see when the sent message has been read.
Allow new messages only from friends: When enabled, chat button on profile page is only available for friends of the user. Users can override this setting in their profile.
Character Limit Per Message: Administrators can limit the number of characters used in a single message.
Enable Chat: Master switch. It will enable chat feature.
Forced Long Poll: Send an extra Ajax call every 30 seconds to make sure that messages and chat is synchronized between multiple open browser windows or devices.
Disable on pages: If you wish to completely disable the pages, enter the permalinks to those pages (each in one line)