A shoutbox is like a chat window you can include on your own website, blog or forum. It lets all visitors leave messages to you and each other, helping you to get valuable feedback and build relationships with your audience. These shoutboxes come in all kinds of varieties, but luckily you've stumbled across the best - YellBox.
Get a YellBox
Adding a YellBox to your site can be done in three easy steps;
- Sign up for a free account.
- Log in and customize with your own colors and size.
- Copy and paste the HTML code into your page.
Basic features and options
- (Gadget URL available)
- No technical knowledge needed - Just include the snippet of HTML code in your page.
- Customizable - Easily change the size, colors and fonts of your shoutbox through the admin control panel.
- Smiley faces - Give your site some personality and color with cool smileys.
- Ban IP addresses - Stop problem users from posting on your shoutbox.
- Swear filter - Customizable 'bad word' list to stop users swearing if you choose.
- Anti-Spam - Flood control and options to stop people posting URLs.
- Auto-Link - Turns web addresses into clickable links.
- Text wrapping - Prevent users stretching the window with typing spam.
- Ad supported - Service is supported by adverts (see upgrade).
These standard features come with our free shoutbox, which will remain free for as long as you want to use it.
We also offer a more fully fleshed upgraded shoutbox which can store more messages, allows for moderators, has no advertising, includes higher security and fun features like avatars, extra smileys and many more things.
- Auto Refresh - Box refreshes for all visitors when a message is posted.
- 35 Extra Smileys - More colorful optional smileys.
- More Storage - Upgraded YellBox can store 10 times as many messages.
- No ads - Upgraded box is not supported by adverts.
- CAPTCHA - Protect your shoutbox from spam robots.
- Moderation - Option to approve messages before they are allowed to appear.
- Flash option - The Flash version of our code can be posted on Myspace.com and similar sites.
- (Flash code available)
- Reserved Names - Stop problem users using names of your choice.
- Header & Footer - Specify text or HTML to appear in the box above and below message area.
- Removed Link - No links to YellBox.com are required.
- CSS file - Use a CSS file for complete control of your shoutbox's appearance.
- Insta-ban - Options to instantly ban & delete swearing or spam messages.
- Sound - Optional chime sound when someone has posted a new message.