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Ajax Chat vs q2a  Chat Room  . Which one is the best ?  Is Ajax Chat available yet ?
Q2A version: 1.8.5

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Both plugins are no longer maintained, which is something important to take into account.

The Ajax Chat plugin integrates the Ajax Chat library, which is no longer maintained. The Chat Room plugin has been built from scratch.

The Ajax Chat library is considerably more feature rich than the homemade Chat Room plugin. Just for you to compare here are some screenshots:

Chat Room

Ajax Chat

I'm sure you'll eventually face issues with both of them. Worst-case scenario you'll have to ask for help, so I wouldn't say it is a big deal.