SamePlace: A Jabber client for Firefox

If you spend most of your computing life in Firefox, it makes sense to consolidate other online activities in your browser. There are extensions that can help you to do just that: you can manage your bookmarks with the del.icio.us extension, chat on IRC channels using Chatzilla, and read RSS feeds in Sage. Jabber instant messaging users have their own extension: the SamePlace, a nifty IM client that, besides the basic Jabber functionality, offers a few unique and useful features.

To install SamePlace, click on the Install link next to the appropriate version of the SamePlace suite on its download page and restart the browser. The extension automatically launches an account setup wizard that helps you add your existing Jabber or Google Talk account or create a new one. Once the account is configured, SamePlace is ready to go.

The extension adds three components to your browser: