Connecting To IRC

Quick web access:

arrow http://webchat.freenode.net/?channels=tikiwiki

(If it doesn't work for you, it could mean the gateway is temporarily getting too much traffic. Also, currently registration with FreeNode is required to log in to the chat because of a problem with spammers.)

Please be patient and stay a while, answers don't come instantly :-)

You may also want to checkout live and Irc vs XMPP

The Tiki Developer Community communicates by text chat 24 hours per day, 7 days in week on IRC. This is one of the ways to get help (but generally not the first). If you are not familiar with IRC channel etiquette we suggest spending a few minutes to acquaint yourself before your first session.

This link may work in your browser: irc://irc.freenode.net/tikiwiki (Mozilla or Firefox with Chatzilla or Internet Explorer with mIRC installed.)

IRC Chat Log

Check out the recent talk:
Last messages in the #tikiwiki IRC channel

Instructions on how to connect to IRC

Set up your account


Generic Access

IRC network: freenode
IRC URL: irc.freenode.net
IRC channel: #tikiwiki
Freenode website: http://freenode.net/
Freenode FAQ: http://freenode.net/kb/all

Below are step by step instructions on how to connect to TikiWiki's IRC channel, #tikiwiki on irc.freenode.net with a variety of IRC clients.

BitchX Instructions


ChatZilla Instructions


Gaim Instructions


HydraIRC Instructions


Miranda Instructions


mIRC Instructions


Netscape Instructions


Trillian Instructions


Trillian Pro Instructions


X-Chat Instructions


KVIrc Instructions


IRC Tips and Common Needed Commands

Changing nick

Change nick foo to nick bar

/nick bar

Changing Passwords


Recovering Lost Nicknames


IRC Tutorial



Created by Terence. Last Modification: Wednesday 23 March 2022 18:03:56 GMT-0000 by Marc Laporte.

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