How to add a WhatsApp chat widget to a WordPress website using the “Click to Chat” plugin

The "Click to Chat" plugin adds a WhatsApp chat widget to your WordPress site, enabling visitors to contact through WhatsApp. Use these steps to install and set up the plugin:

Log into Your WordPress Admin Dashboard

  1. Go to your WordPress website’s admin area by entering your website URL followed by “/wp-admin” (e.g., ““).
  2. Log in with your administrator credentials.

Navigate to the Plugin Installation Page

  1. In the left-hand sidebar, hover over Plugins and click on Add New.

Search for the “Click to Chat” Plugin

  1. In the Search Plugins box on the top right corner, type “Click to Chat.”
  2. Wait for the search results to load.

Install the Plugin

  1. Look for the “Click to Chat” plugin by HoliThemes in the search results.
  2. Click the Install Now button next to the plugin name.
  3. WordPress will download and install the plugin. Once the installation is complete, the Install Now button will change to Activate.

Activate the Plugin

  1. Click the Activate button to enable the plugin on your site.

Configure the Plugin Settings

  1. After activation, you will be redirected to the plugins page. Locate the “Click to Chat” plugin and click on the Settings link below the plugin name, or go to Settings > Click to Chat in the left-hand sidebar.
  2. On the settings page, enter your WhatsApp number and customize the chat button settings as desired. Options typically include button text, position, and styling.
  3. Save your changes by clicking the Save Changes button at the bottom of the page.

Verify the Plugin Functionality

  1. Visit your website’s front end to ensure the WhatsApp chat button appears as expected.
  2. Test the button to make sure it redirects correctly to your WhatsApp chat.

Additional Tips

  • Keep your plugin updated by regularly checking for updates under the Plugins section.
  • Refer to the plugin’s documentation or support forum for advanced customization and troubleshooting.

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