Adding a Maestro Chat Adding a Maestro Chat

Adding a Maestro Chat

Olivia Friedlander Olivia Friedlander

The Maestro Chat panel is a great way to create an engaged community around your content.

To create and add a Maestro chat panel: 

  • Click Panels from the admin bar
  • Click Add Panels under the Panels sections (if you don’t see this click from the top right of the sidebar)
  • Click into the Catalog tab at the top of the sidebar
  • Scroll down to the Chat panel
  • Clicking lets you preview the panel. Click Use to select it
  • Select an Icon if desired and enter the Name of the chat panel (appears at the top of the chat under the icon)
    • Toggle on ‘Allow anonymous chat’ and ‘Allow links in chat from non-admins’ if you desire.
    • Enter a name into System. This is the name that greets users when they arrive to the chat panel
    • Upload a System Image. This will appear next to the ‘Welcome back!’ message
    • Enter a Welcome Message. This is the default message that greets users on arrival 
    • You can create a list of Filtered Words (words replaced with asterisks in the chat) separated by commas
    • You can also view Silenced Users
  • Click Save To Library. You’ll be taken to your Panel library 
  • Find your new Chat panel in your library and click the button to add it to your sidebar
  • Make sure you see in the top left of your site and your new panel should appear in your sidebar preview
  • Hit Publish to push changes live

Note: The character count for chat is 1236 characters.