This is a step-by-step guide to the setup of the plugin WhatsApp Chat WordPress by Ninja Team.
Upload WhatsApp Chat plugin
In your WordPress dashboard, go to Menu Plugins > Add new > Upload Plugin > Upload the plugin zip file you downloaded from CodeCanyon page > Activate it
Configure WhatsApp Chat
In this article, we will go through 4 sections:
1. Add New Account / All accounts
1. Account Name
The name of a staff/member, for example, Ashley, Jack, Jill, etc.
2. Account Number or Group Chat URL
Their job title, for example, Customer Success Associate, Technical Support Engineer, Sales Associate, etc. This title is displayed in the floating widget.
4. Predefined Text
This is the text message which is auto generated when your customer first chat with you.
Hi, I’ve just visited [njwa_page_title], and I need some help. Here is the link: [njwa_page_url]. (Note: Do not enter any quotation mark in this field.)
9. Button Style
Here you can customize how the button looks. By default, in online status, the button has square borders, background color of WhatsApp green, and text color of white.
Here you can set a profile picture for the account.
11. All accounts
Each account has its own shortcode that you can copy and paste anywhere on your site.
2. Floating Widget
1. Selected Accounts
Click on the search bar, and all accounts will be listed there. Click to select an account.
3. Display Settings
You can customize attributes of the floating widget here, including title, subtitle, colors, and position.
This is how it looks on the front end:
3. WooCommerce Button settings
Here you can set accounts to display on WooCommerce product pages.
Below is how it’s displayed on the front end.
Prequisites: You need add Google Analytics Tracking code into your site first (the same with Facebook Pixel tracking code).
Then you can enable Google Analytics and Facebook Pixel tracking here, from the WhatsApp plugin menu > Settings > Analytics
In the Google Analytics > Engagement > Events, you can see how many clicks each agent has:
5. WPML Compatible
This is how to set different WhatsApp account appearing in the widget for different language in WPML
In the setting of WPML, choose option 1 or option 2 (don’t choose option 3)
Then go to Floating Widget, choose account(s) for each language, switch to another language to add different account(s), and adjust text for each language.
If you’re happy with what you see here, don’t hesitate to try WhatsApp Demo.