How to add free WhatsApp for WordPress websites?

The top free whatsapp plugin

Millions of websites are already existing and many new sites are coming up every day! However, the majority of those sites are not taking the next step ahead. They lack user engagement, client activity or a basic interaction if we don’t have to take a business jargon! Ultimately, they just exist but don’t create an online identity for themselves. With this, we can understand that the client activity on a website only can make or break the site. It is always a million dollar question to many site owners as to “how to create that user engagement”? If we try to find the success attributes of leading websites,’communication with the users’ can be named. Thereby, one of the most used communication is free WhatsApp for WordPress websites that are medium to small in size. 

Wondering how to add WhatsApp chat on WordPress websites? This entire article is about the same. We need “plugins” to create WhatsApp connectivity on a website. A plugin is a software that has unique functionality to add value to a website. In simple terms, just like mobile apps on a mobile, we use plugins on a desktop. In other words, plugins are apps that are used on WordPress sites. Just as each app having its own functionality, plugins also have their own properties. We have to install a WhatsApp plugin on the WordPress website to create a chat connectivity. 

How to install a free whatsapp plugin on a wordpress website?

The method is very very simple. We have many chat plugins on the WordPress repository (Plugin library) and we have to choose one plugin among those. Let’s go for a free plugin in the first attempt. Click to chat is a free WhatsApp plugin powering thousands of websites with 1 lakh plus active installations and is the best one in the segment. So, let us take an example of this one and install it on your site to mark an online identity for your website. 

Get to the dashboard of your WordPress website

Click on plugins → Add New → You will reach the WordPress plugin library

Click on “Add New”

Type click to chat in the search box and enter

Install the plugin

You will find the plugin with a green color chat image at the first place

Click on install now → Activate 

The free whatsapp plugin is ready to be activated on the website
Activate Click to Chat

That’s it! Your website is now powered by WhatsApp! 

The plugin will appear on the list of plugins your site is installed with. You will see Click to chat in the list. 

Select Click to Chat

Click on settings of click to chat

Add your WhatsApp number on the “WhatsApp number ” section and save it. A WhatsApp icon will be displayed on all of the pages of your site.

Add number of your choice

When your site visitor clicks on the icon, he/she will reach on your WhatsApp chat. Click to chat is a free WhatsApp plugin and has many features.

The Whatsapp Icon appears like this

Features of the WhatsApp plugin:

  • Floating styles 
  • Add short codes 
  • Return type 
  • Pre-filled message 
  • Group Id 
  • Style for mobile devices 
  • Style for desktops 
  • Position to place 
  • Text to display 
  • Google analytics 
  • Facebook analytics 

Hide/show etc. and so many else. Every section has a “read more” option to explore. Set the necessary features that suit your website and save the changes and start conversing! Increase the potential leads there by sales! If you want to know the detailed features of click to chat plugin, click on this link https://wordpress.org/plugins/click-to-chat-for-whatsapp/

Get the title of the product or URL of the page from which the customer is clicking the WhatsApp icon. You can sport the WhatsApp icon anywhere on the website or on any page for any number of times. Through the show / hide options, you can set the available/business hours information to your clients. You can even monitor the google analytics and Facebook analytics of your site for a detailed analysis. Your clients can chat, or group chat or share the pages of your site across their friends and family. This plugin has 9 styles to display the WhatsApp icon on your site. It can be set to appear in the traditional way or you can customize it with a GIF or a personal picture.

Hope this article gave you knowledge about free WhatsApp for WordPress sites and free WhatsApp chat plugins!  


Quick replies on WhatsApp Business are informative:

Quick replies have revolutionized business dynamics through whats app business accounts!
/ Quick Replies

WhatsApp Business is a smart app launched by our very own WhatsApp in view with the small and medium websites. The WhatsApp people have loaded the business version with exclusive features that are apt for business websites. It is apparent that features such as quick replies, greeting messages, etc. are not inclusive in the traditional version. The new version permits the users to create an authentic business profile where you can include the entire business information. Since plugins such as click to chat and click are based on WhatsApp messaging for WordPress websites, the business versions add value to the sites through these plugins.

Quick replies, greeting messages and away messages are the business-friendly features on WhatsApp business account to simplify the client networking goals. Just as the conventional app has catapulted the information technology domain, the business account erases the barriers of communication between the web owners and web visitors. In my attempt to write about the above mentioned three features, I would first touch the Quick replies segment.

How do quick replies work?

Business accounts may face the same queries and questions from their customers. Queries such as “Is there a discount on the price?” or about a “Payment Mode” are very frequent. It is not necessary to type the entire reply again as the replies are also the same as the questions. The WhatsApp business account facilitates the users with shortcuts for such frequently asked questions. By writing a small code in a single or a double lettered word the answer is gone to the customer. You can have n number of shortcuts for the innumerable queries.

How to create quick replies?

Open Whatsapp Business App–> Go to Settings–> Business Settings–>Quick Replies

You will find a + symbol at the bottom of the screen. You will find three options!

Message, ShortCut, and Keywords (Optional)

Type the needed content such as “Payment is accepted through credit and debit cards” in the message segment.

You can even add a picture or a video to let the users know that this shortcut is about payment.

In the shortcut segment, you can add a shortcut to the above purpose such as /Payment…

You can add keywords in the third segment to boost your SEO ratings!

How to access quick replies?

Enter (Slash) / before writing your WhatsApp message!

You will get to see all the quick replies you have created earlier.

You need not copy, cut or paste the whole message every time.

Isn’t that quite easy to text your customers? Just as WhatsApp has revolutionized the users’messaging behavior, the business accounts’quick replies have made it easy to write professional texts.

Boost your sales with Quick replies:

Be adept and prompt in messaging your clients using the other features of the app. Meanwhile, the discussed feature can alone boost the sales of your website or can generate more leads. A business account and that too shortcuts in replying to the bombarding routine questions can do wonders for your website. Install the app and do let us know how are you doing with it!

CLICK TO CHAT & CLICK

Click to Chat and Click are the most famous Whatsapp plugins for WordPress!
CLICK TO CHAT & CLICK

CLICK TO CHAT

Holithemes have developed Click to Chat WhatsApp plugin for WordPress sites to get in touch with the customers. This plugin has to its credit 100000 + active installations on WordPress repository and is successfully marching towards its next milestone. This is a free plugin powering unlimited small and medium websites with customer connectivity.

CLICK

The worthy free WhatsApp chat plugin has a pro version CLICK for extended utility and is quite affordable. Besides, CLICK has extended features that can boost sales once installed on a WordPress site.

Many users of click to chat have been asking me for the extended features of the pro plugin. I decided to list them today! Let us go through the extended features in the pro plugin.

Extended features of Click in comparison to Click to Chat:

Click to chat has WhatsApp chat and group chat features and the pro plugin has share features also. Users can share the product names and descriptions across their friends and families.

Click to Chat has 9 styles to display the WhatsApp icon and users can customize Style 99 of the 9 styles only. Users can customize all the 8 styles of Click.

Additionally, the users can display the plugin in the same position on both the mobiles and desktops where they have set it initially. However, you can set the icons on different positions on mobile and desktop if you use the pro plugin.

Click to Chat has Google analytics and Facebook analytics whereas Click has Google analytics Facebook analytics and Facebook pixel.

Extra Features in CLICK:

The site admins can display the WhatsApp icon after some time of entering the webpage(The amount of time is admins’ choice). This prevents the client from landing on WhatsApp without reading the content.  

WooCommerce is an additional feature on click. Users can set an exclusive pre-filled text and can customize the WooCommerce display styles.

The product name can be displayed on a pre-filled message along with the URL of the page the user is clicking from.

Site Admins can hide the WhatsApp icon in specific time ranges and specific days as well when they go offline or beyond the work timings

Therefore, the free version of this Whatsapp plugin has been aiding thousands of websites in being active on the customer front and so does the CLICK. Hope everyone likes the plugins. The users can get an upgrade to a paid version if the free version seems useful. Please do write to us about your feedback for the products as your words help us improve our services.