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"Couldn't send message" when using Firebase?

I'm probably missing something...

I created an account at Firebase, then copied the firebase URL ( and secret into the Van2Shout settings page, then copied security rules from the V2S settings and replaced the existing rules on my Firebase with them.
I'm using the version of the plugin found here:

When I post a message in the shoutbox, it very briefly appears then disappears and a pop-up saying "Couldn't send message" is displayed. What am I doing wrong?


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    edited August 2014

    No idea?

    edit: I'd also like to know if it's possible to change the shoutbox page's url, but that's not very important so I don't know if I should create a separate thread for it

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    No idea on what might be going wrong? @caerostris‌, @lifeisfoo‌, anyone? I'd rather keep using this for now rather than an IRC plugin...

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    hgtonighthgtonight ∞ · New MVP

    I have no experience with this plugin, but I use an embedded iframe with a quakenet webchat for on page IRC access.

    It is pretty nice for a web client.

    Then I pre-populate the fields with a room, nick name, and ui scheme like below:

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    lifeisfoolifeisfoo Zombie plugins finder ✭✭✭

    Hi @Accent, if you send me more informations (web browser console log, complete source code, etc) I can help you. I ran it more then one year ago, so I'm don't know how it is evolved during this period. Moreover firebase is a fast evolving platform and probably some APIs are different.

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    Hi, sorry I couldn't reply earlier. I don't know what kind of source code you're looking for... The plugin is unadultered, and I followed all of the instructions in the download page to set up Firebase. I managed to send one message, but since then nothing works. Here is the browser console log:

    Login to firebase succeeded! van2shoutpage:8303
    FIREBASE WARNING: on() or once() for /private/Accent failed: Error: permission_denied: Client doesn't have permission to access the desired data.  firebase.js:35
    FIREBASE WARNING: set at /broadcast/*** failed: permission_denied  firebase.js:35
    FIREBASE WARNING: set at /broadcast/*** failed: permission_denied  firebase.js:35

    Does that help?

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    I have this problem as well.

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    Phew, why do things always go wrong? :neutral_face:
    I'll check it out next week :)

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    Okay, I just deployed a new demo server and tried enabling firebase.
    I had the same problem.
    It seems the issue is connected to the colour checks in the firebase rules.
    As soon as you change your colour to a non-default one, firebase magically starts working.
    I'll look into this when I find the time :)

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    caerostriscaerostris ✭✭
    edited December 2014

    Turns out I fixed it some time ago (Nov 2013) but the update never made it to
    The git branch works and I'll push the update to in the coming weeks :)

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