In this guide, we’ll show you how to do it step-by-step using Tawk.to, a fantastic free plugin that’s easy to set up.
Step 1: Sign up for Tawk.to
First things first, head over to the Tawk.to website and sign up for a free account. Once you’ve signed up, log in to your account.
Step 2: Install the Tawk.to plugin
Next, you’ll need to install the Tawk.to plugin on your WordPress website. To do this, go to your WordPress dashboard and navigate to “Plugins” > “Add New.” Search for “Tawk.to” and click on “Install Now.”
Step 3: Configure the Tawk.to plugin
After installing the plugin, activate it. Then, go to the Tawk.to dashboard and click on “Admin” > “Property Settings” > “Install.” Here, you’ll find your unique Tawk.to widget code. Copy this code.
Step 4: Add the widget code to your WordPress site
Now that you’ve copied the widget code, go back to your WordPress dashboard and navigate to “Appearance” > “Widgets.” Find the “Text” widget and drag it to the appropriate section on your website. Paste the widget code into the widget and save it.
Step 5: Customize your chat widget
Once you’ve added the widget to your website, you can customize it to your liking. You can change the colors, font, and size of the chat widget by going to the Tawk.to dashboard and navigating to “Admin” > “Widget Settings” > “Chat Widget.”
That’s it! You’ve successfully added a live chat feature to your WordPress website using Tawk.to. Congratulations!