System Requirements - client only!
Self-hosted BlaB! WS Pro client, the websocket server is HOSTED on our servers ($10/mo) or elsewhere!
- Any Linux / Windows host or a shared hosting service with a web server (Apache, Nginx), PHP and MySQL.
- PHP JSON - JSON is bundled from PHP7 on, if you are still running PHP5 - PHP
- In case you install PHP on your own server - do not forget to enable PHP
- Optional: PHP
fileinfoextension enabled in order to recognize file types incl. uploaded avatars.
php_curl- required for VPN/ProxyGuard.
php_curlor php.ini allow_url_fopen = On - required for Facebook Login.
shell_execenabled in php.ini and ffmpeg - required to create thumbnails for voice and video messages.
Not sure what you have? Upload on your webhost a PHP file -
info.php with content
<?php phpinfo();?> and navigate to it with your browser. You'll see a detailed information about your server configuration. CTRL+F and search the page for
Page updated: 2022-10-05