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Online activity

To understand which users are active in a channel, you need to enable the Presence feature. Once enabled, this feature is active across all of your channels and provides insight such as seeing each channels' occupancy, custom information, typing notifications, location, and more.

Try it out

  • Subscribe to the presence channel - doing so will let you see users arrive and leave in real-time

  • Add extra users to the channel using the button, or command at the bottom of the page

  • Run the hereNow code to see how many people are currently in this channel

Subscribe to my_channel with Presence
Here Now
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See for yourself

Run this command to add another user to this channel. To add multiple users you can refresh this page for a new UUID.