Openfire provides comprehensive group chat and instant
messaging (IM) services using the XMPP protocol.
Openfire API documentation.
Building the Source -
Instructions for downloading and compiling the Openfire source code.
Protocol Support -
Provides details on the XMPP support and JEPs that Openfire implements.
Plugin Developer Guide -
A guide to writing and installing plugins for Openfire.
Translator Guide -
Information for those interested in translating the admin console of Openfire into other languages.
Database Schema Guide -
A tour of the Openfire database schema for developers and database administrators.
Customization Guide -
Instructions on customization support within the build process for Openfire.
An active support community for Openfire is available at