Have you ever wondered if it’s possible to add WhatsApp chat button to your website or blog so that your visitors can contact you? Yes, it is possible both on WordPress and Blogspot.
In this article, I will show you how to simply add WhatsApp chat button to Blogspot blogs and WordPress (with the use of plugin), like I did on this blog.
NOTE: You can also add Facebook messenger chat button with same process.
You may be wondering why need it installed on your website, the reasons are not farfetched. If you must know, WhatsApp is one of the most popular social media network presently.
1). Gives your website visitors quick and easy access to contact you.
2). As a business man or who offer services on his website, it means more sales
3). It creates a funnel where you can keep in touch with your prospects
4). It brings about increase in subscribers.
People like easy way to contact. So, having WhatsApp chat button or messenger chat button on your website is the best way to help your business.
The website that makes this thing easy is whatsHelp.io. With this website, you can add WhatsApp, messenger, email, and more to your website. They offer free and premium services.
NOTE: On free version, you won’t be able to add more than three chat buttons of different social media and some features will not work. If you want full service, upgrade.
To add WhatsApp chat button to blogspot, follow these simple steps.
#1. Log on to WhatsHelp.io widget section. When on the website, you don’t need to sign up or in.
#2. Scroll down to section where you will select WhatsApp chat icon as shown below
#3. Enter your WhatsApp number with the country code ( e.g +2349027926138 for Nigerians)
#4. Remember its free version, the greeting message won’t work. Scroll down and enter your email to get the code you will add to your website. See example below
To use this code, change the number in the fourth line to yours
#6. Add the code you copy above to it, don’t give it a title and save. Boom! View your blog to see the button at the footer of your blog.
TIP: To add other social media chat buttons, use this method.
To add WhatsApp chat button on WordPress, you will make use of plugins. There are tons of them, some are old-fashioned, some are compatible with the current WordPress version.
- WhatsHelp and
- WhatsApp chat WP by Alexandre Caporal (Am currently using this)
To install a plugin on WordPress,
- Go to your WordPress admin area
- Click on Plugin and select, add new
- Search for WhatsApp chat WP and install. Once installed, Activate it
- Now back to settings or installed plugins,click on settings below the actual plugin you installed. Set up how you want it to look and save the changes.
- To make use of the short code inside a post or text like I do below my header, copy the code. Simple!
For a detailed guide on how to install plugin, download my eBook on WordPress.
There is a simple code you can use to add WhatsApp chat link to your website (especially contact page) such that when people click on it, it will perform same function as the steps discussed above and they can chat with you directly.
You can link it with a picture or a small button. See the code below👇
Remember to change the bold texts to yours and do not bold it when you write yours.
If you know your way around CSS, you can style it to make it look beautiful.
You have learnt how to add WhatsApp chat button, messenger and other social media buttons to your website. I believe you know it can greatly help your business.
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