Beacon For Help Scout


The new Beacon feature from Help Scout is AWESOME! But… customizing it if you aren’t familiar with JavaScript can be a pain. Let us do the customization for you! Beacon For Help Scout is a simple but powerful plugin for integrating Beacons into WordPress quickly and easily. Simply follow the directions on the installation tab, and you’ll be up and running in no time!

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Installation Instructions
  1. Activate the plugin
  2. Go to the Help Scout Beacon Setup Page and create a Beacon
  3. Enable Docs and Contact Form integration
  4. Go to Settings > Beacon and enter your Help Scout Docs subdomain and the Form ID for your Beacon
  5. Configure other options to suit
  6. Profit!
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Great plugin and quick support! Exactly what I needed, thanks so much 🙂

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Contributors & Developers

“Beacon For Help Scout” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.




  • Added: Article shortcode
  • Added: Autofill support
  • Added: Support for new name & subject fields
  • Improved: Settings page


  • Updated: Settings library
  • Improved: General cleanup
  • Added: Beacon position support
  • Added: Dashboard support
  • Added: Popover trigger support


  • Improved: Switched to S214 Settings library
  • Improved: Codebase cleanup
  • Added: Missing translation strings
  • Added: Visibility option

1.0.4, 10/18/2015

  • Add option to change text strings
  • Add option to hide Help Scout branding
  • Add option to trigger beacon manually

1.0.3, 10/8/2015

  • Add missing .min files
  • Fix HTTPS support

1.0.2, 10/8/2015

  • Fix bug with saving settings
  • Fix bug with displaying contact form when disabled

1.0.1, 9/25/2015

  • Bugfixes

1.0.0, 9/25/2015

  • First offical release!