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