Skip to main content

Weechat - Misc

Join a server

/server add <servername> <server-url>/<port> -ssl -autoconnect
/connect <servername>

Join Freenode

/server add freenode -ssl -autoconnect

accept self signed ssl certificate

/set irc.server.example.ssl_verify off

Set autojoin Channels

/set irc.server.<servername>.autojoin "#<channel1>,#<channel2>,#..." 

Hide Username from Weechat window

you may want to show off your weechat with a screenshot and may want to hide your Username by default, to do this, enter the following in weechat:

/script install
/iset input
/set "[input_search],[input_paste],input_text"

set and register Nickname


/set irc.server.<ircserver>.sasl_mechanism PLAIN
/set irc.server.<ircserver>.sasl_username <login>
/set irc.server.<ircserver>.sasl_password <password>
/reconnect <ircserver>


/nick <yournickname>
/msg nickserv register <password> <email>

After that, you should get an email with your verification code. Verify via:

/msg nickserv identify <verification-code>

Set Username for specific Server

/set irc.server.<server>.nicks <yournickname>

Set Char length in front of messages

/set weechat.look.prefix_align_max <integer>