creates a chat room with the short name shortname and title title.

Details and Options

  • To use CreateChatRoom, you first need to load the package using Needs["ChatTools`"].
  • Short names are available on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • CreateChatRoom has the following options:
  • "RoomType" "OpenGroup"room type specification
    "Moderators" Nonelist of users with elevated privileges
  • "RoomType" can be either "OpenGroup" or "PromptedResponse".
  • The idi in "Moderators"->{id1,id2,} are Wolfram Cloud user IDs.
  • The room's creator is automatically a moderator.
  • In rooms created with "Type"->"PromptedResponse", only the room creator and other specified moderators will see all messages. Other users will only see messages from themselves and moderators.
  • Messages sent by moderators are visible to all participants.
  • Chat rooms persist until removed with DeleteChatRoom.


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Basic Examples  (1)

First load the package:

Make a chat room with short name algor and title Algorithms:

Options  (2)

"RoomType"  (1)

The default setting of the "RoomType" option is "OpenGroup":

"RoomType"->"PromptedResponse" is ideal for classrooms:

"Moderators"  (1)

The list of moderators is a list of Wolfram Cloud user IDs:

Properties & Relations  (1)

Delete a chat room that is no longer needed, using the short name:

Wolfram Research (2018), CreateChatRoom, Wolfram Language function,


Wolfram Research (2018), CreateChatRoom, Wolfram Language function,


Wolfram Language. 2018. "CreateChatRoom." Wolfram Language & System Documentation Center. Wolfram Research.


Wolfram Language. (2018). CreateChatRoom. Wolfram Language & System Documentation Center. Retrieved from


@misc{reference.wolfram_2023_createchatroom, author="Wolfram Research", title="{CreateChatRoom}", year="2018", howpublished="\url{}", note=[Accessed: 13-July-2024 ]}


@online{reference.wolfram_2023_createchatroom, organization={Wolfram Research}, title={CreateChatRoom}, year={2018}, url={}, note=[Accessed: 13-July-2024 ]}