The chat room provides you to send messages that including emotions and different kinds font.


Add this line to your application's Gemfile:

gem 'chatroom'

And then execute:

$ bundle

Or install it yourself as:

$ gem install chatroom


After you install Chatroom and add it to your Gemfile, you need to run the generator:

rails g chatroom:install

Add the code below in your controller where will put the chatroom. Example:

@messages = Message.all

Add the chatroom to your view. Example:

<%= render "chatroom/messages/chatroom" %>

Migration Task:

rake db:migrate

Start faye server in your terminal:

rackup -s thin -E production
Add User to the Message:

Add a migration and add your code to show user's name in message_helper.rb:

rails g migration add_user_id_to_messages

Add hidden field about user_id in chatroom/message_helper.rb so as create the message with its ower:

<%= f.hidden_field :user_id, :value => %>

Allow params get the user_id in chatroom/messages_controller.rb:

    params.require(:message).permit(:content, :user_id)


  1. Fork it
  2. Create your feature branch (git checkout -b my-new-feature)
  3. Commit your changes (git commit -am 'Add some feature')
  4. Push to the branch (git push origin my-new-feature)
  5. Create new Pull Request