Arrowat Help

The following information contains help to guide you to get the most of the Arrowat service. we are constantly updating this content.

Create Account

In order to create an Arrowat account, you will need to provide a basic information, this iformation is needed to hold your account.

*-Full Name:
The Full Name can be a person name, company name etc.

*-Email:
Write your email. This email is used to create your account

*-User Name:
This is the User Name for your account. This User Name can be any name, however make sure you are not using a Company, Public Figure User Name that you don't own the rights.

*-Select your time zone:
This is the Time Zone that your City, State or Country has as time and calendar identifier, we use this time zone to provide you the date and time you see on each post, messages, comments and notifications.
Example:
California United States has "Pacific Standard Time" (UTC-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada) - [12:32 AM] - [7/19/2019]
Central America has "Central America Standard Time" (UTC-06:00) Central America - [1:32 AM] - [7/19/2019]


You can read more about time zone and what your time zone is at https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_UTC_time_offsets
In the future we may get your Time Zone automatically.

*-Password
Write a password you will remember and save it in a secure place.
Password must start with letter and need to contain a least one number before any symbol like "#","@"
Note: Make sure you don't forget your password, you will need it to activate and login to your account.

*-Reenter Password
Reenter Password makes sure the password match.

Tap Sign up button to create your account.

Once you have created your account we will send you a verification link to the email you provided, this link is used to activate your account.
If you don't see the email please check your Spam folder.

Note: We will never ask for your password, don't give your password to anyone.
BE AWARE WE DON'T KNOW YOUR PASSWORD, YOUR PASSWORD IS ENCRYPTED IN OUR SYSTEM



Live Chat

Live Chat is a real-time chat based on chat room you select, you can chat with all users on the room, we really love it. the conversation on rooms are not saved on our system, messages to users are delivered while they are connected.
To access Live Chat.

  1. On the top bar menu tap Live Chat. button
  2. An interactive page will be shown.
  3. Select a Room name available from the list.
  4. Tap Enter
  5. Start Chatting.

If you want to chat with a specific user you will need to go to his/her profile by tapping his/her name and then tap Send Message button located near profile picture. a chat room id will be send to the user via message and the user will decide to enter or not. When you request a live chat to user make sure don't share it private chat room id to anyone unless you want to chat with other users in the same private chat room, this called a group chat.
While we offer a list of chat room, it is possible you create a chat room id and share the link with anyone you want to include on the chat room. Any chat room id you create are not saved on our end, so you can create a chat room id anytime you want.



Messages

You can send messages to any user, by going to their profile and tap Send Message button, if you want to see all messages you have sent and messages others have sent you go to Menu and tap Messages.



Developers

Developers can present rich content from their websites, we have introduced Arrowat Mediaframe. Arrowat Mediaframe allows to web developers to present rich content like Image, Video, Link from their websites by inserting Arrowat Mediaframe Metatags,When user share your link on arrowat we look for the content on the Arrowat Mediaframe Metatags you have added, while you may not have Arrowat Mediaframe Metatags in your website we fallback into open graph protocol. we explain how to use in the following table.
You can use Arrowat Mediaframe Tools to test your site
Go to: Arrowat Mediaframe Tools

NOTE: ONLY DOMAIN APPROVED FOR MEDIA FRAME CAN USE THIS FEATURE AT THIS TIME, YOU MAY REQUEST TO APPROVE YOUR DOMAIN NAME AT ANY TIME.

We have allowed www.youtube.com domain name by default. and we will stay checking more domain that are shared by users.

Arrowat Mediaframe

arrowat:allow

Tell us to get content or not from your website, set the content to true to allow arrowat to get content from the meta tags website, set to false to don't allow arrowat to get the meta content from the website, this rule applies to open graph protocol too if you don't want to allow Arrowat get the content from your website

Usage:

Allow Arrowat to retrieve content from your site
<meta name="arrowat:allow" content="true" />

Disallow Arrowat to retrieve content from your site, once arrowat see arrowat:allow set as false stops trying to retrive the content from your website
<meta name="arrowat:allow" content="false" />

arrowat:type

At this time we have 3 Arrowat Mediaframe types available Image, Video, Link, it depends on the content you want to provide.

Image: The Arrowat Mediaframe is Image

Video: The Arrowat Mediaframe is Video

Link: The Arrowat Mediaframe is Link

Usage:
<meta name="arrowat:type" content="image" />
<meta name="arrowat:type" content="video" />
<meta name="arrowat:type" content="link" />

arrowat:site

The Arrowat site username to show on the Arrowat Mediaframe.

Usage:
<meta name="arrowat:site" content="arrowat username" />

Example:
<meta name="arrowat:site" content="@melvin" />

arrowat:title

The title of the content you are sharing.

Usage:
<meta name="arrowat:title" content="The technology space" />

arrowat:description

The description of the content you are sharing.

Usage:
<meta name="arrowat:description" content="How to Read the best article you will love while sleep." />

arrowat:image

The image of the content you are sharing.

Usage:
<meta name="arrowat:image" content="The image link here" />

Example:
<meta name="arrowat:image" content="https://melvindev.com/mvd/melvindev02.jpg" />

Link

We use the link shared on Arrowat. No meta tag is required.

arrowat:video

The Video embed frame to show on Arrowat Mediaframe. 100% width required, Arrowat Mediaframe is adapted. Usage:
<meta name="arrowat:video" content="embed link" />

Example:
An example of Arrowat Mediaframe for video type is how youtube video are allowed for open graph protocol:
<meta property="og:video:secure_url" content="https://www.youtube.com/embed/9D1WE8ffhkc" />

Arrowat Mediaframe would be:
<meta name="arrowat:video" content="https://www.youtube.com/embed/9D1WE8ffhkc" />

Examples

The following are examples of Arrowat Mediaframe Metatags

Image Example

<meta name="arrowat:allow" content="true" />
<meta name="arrowat:type" content="image" />
<meta name="arrowat:site" content="@melvin" />
<meta name="arrowat:title" content="Home page" />
<meta name="arrowat:description" content="Developing my own life." />
<meta name="arrowat:image" content="https://melvindev.com/mvd/melvindev02.jpg" />

Link Example

<meta name="arrowat:allow" content="true" />
<meta name="arrowat:type" content="link" />
<meta name="arrowat:site" content="@melvin" />
<meta name="arrowat:title" content="Home page" />
<meta name="arrowat:description" content="Developing my own life." />
<meta name="arrowat:image" content="https://melvindev.com/mvd/melvindev02.jpg" />

Video Example

<meta name="arrowat:allow" content="true" />
<meta name="arrowat:type" content="video" />
<meta name="arrowat:site" content="@melvin" />
<meta name="arrowat:title" content="Home page" />
<meta name="arrowat:description" content="Developing my own life." />
<meta name="arrowat:image" content="embed Video image link" />
<meta name="arrowat:video" content="embed Video link" />

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