iWannaChat is an advanced web based chatroom system, written by the iWannaChat Developers. A some chat room concepts are borrowed from traditional IRC (Internet Relay Chat), but there are some innovations too.
- real-time chatting in your web browser using purely AJAX technologies -- No Java. No Flash. No ActiveX.
- compact mode to be embedded into your blog (eg. xanga)
- a range of cute emoticons
- extensible plugins
- private messages between users
- drawable whiteboard
The predecessor of iWannaChat is XangaChat?. Due to legal issues, the XangaChat? has been renamed to www.iwannachat.net. Since then, many features have been added.