What are channels / sub-rooms?
Channels/ Sub-Rooms are chatrooms inside of a Chat Room. So you can have multiple chatrooms inside of the main chatroom to group the conversations based on some topic.
This feature can be enabled by going into the chatroom settings page, from the Dead Simple Chat dashboard.
Dashboard -> Chat Rooms -> Edit -> General -> Enable Channels / sub rooms
After it is enabled, a channels tab will appear in the chatroom settings page, click on the tab to create the channels.
Channels can be added, by typing in the channel name and pressing the Add Channel button. We will add some channels to our chat room.Now if we go to our chat room it will look something like this:
If we disable the channels, the chatroom looks like this: