Old School Chat

This project is abandoned.

Whether this project is out of date or its author marked it as abandoned, this project is no longer maintained.

If you wish to take this project over, please report it and state your intentions.

This addon restores the chat window behavior prior to WoW 3.3.5, based on the code in this thread at the wowace.com forums. Credit goes to the posters in that thread, particularly Phanx and Sylvanaar.

For details, see the comment blocks in the Lua file.

Keep an eye on the Known Bugs / Caveats for the file releases.


Date created
Jun 24, 2010
Last update
Jun 14, 2014
Development stage
All Rights Reserved
Recent files
  • R: 4 for 5.4.8 Jun 14, 2014
  • R: 3 for 4.0.1 Oct 15, 2010
  • R: 2 for 3.3.5 Jul 04, 2010
  • R: 1 for 3.3.5 Jun 24, 2010