Facebook Messenger (Live Chat)

Description

Facebook Messenger on your website. Modify colors, choose languages, integrate with PolyLang, change positions and much more… It’s easy!
Social Messenger is an easy-to-use plugin that helps ordinary users to start Facebook Messenger on their site.

All you have to do is add the application API, which you can find on the site for developers from Facebook and the ID of your fanpage, which you can find in the Information tab.

NOTE:
Facebook and Facebook Messenger are registered trademarks of Facebook Inc.

License

Copyright 2018 RapidDev Leszek Pomianowski
Permission is hereby granted, free of charge, to any person obtaining a copy of this software and associated documentation files (the “Software”), to deal in the Software without restriction, including without limitation the rights to use, copy, modify, merge, publish, distribute, sublicense, and/or sell copies of the Software, and to permit persons to whom the Software is furnished to do so, subject to the following conditions:
The above copyright notice and this permission notice shall be included in all copies or substantial portions of the Software.
THE SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED “AS IS”, WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NONINFRINGEMENT. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE AUTHORS OR COPYRIGHT HOLDERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY CLAIM, DAMAGES OR OTHER LIABILITY, WHETHER IN AN ACTION OF CONTRACT, TORT OR OTHERWISE, ARISING FROM, OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE SOFTWARE OR THE USE OR OTHER DEALINGS IN THE SOFTWARE.

Screenshots

  • An application that works on the site
  • This is how the Customizer menu looks like

Installation

Minimum Requirements

  • PHP version 5.4.0 or greater (PHP 7.2 or greater is recommended)
  • MySQL version 5.0 or greater (MySQL 5.6 or greater is recommended)
  • WordPress version 4.9.0 or greater (WordPress 4.9.7 or greater is recommended)

Automatic installation

Automatic installation is the easiest option as WordPress handles the file transfers itself and you don’t need to leave your web browser. To do an automatic install of Facebook Messenger (Live Chat), log in to your WordPress dashboard, navigate to the Plugins menu and click Add New.

In the search field type Facebook Messenger (Live Chat) and click Search Plugins. Once you’ve found our messenger plugin you can view details about it such as the point release, rating and description. Most importantly of course, you can install it by simply clicking “Install Now”.

Manual installation

The manual installation method involves downloading our messenger plugin and uploading it to your webserver via your favourite FTP application. The WordPress codex contains instructions on how to do this here.

Updating

Automatic updates should work like a charm; as always though, ensure you backup your site just in case.

FAQ

Installation Instructions

Minimum Requirements

  • PHP version 5.4.0 or greater (PHP 7.2 or greater is recommended)
  • MySQL version 5.0 or greater (MySQL 5.6 or greater is recommended)
  • WordPress version 4.9.0 or greater (WordPress 4.9.7 or greater is recommended)

Automatic installation

Automatic installation is the easiest option as WordPress handles the file transfers itself and you don’t need to leave your web browser. To do an automatic install of Facebook Messenger (Live Chat), log in to your WordPress dashboard, navigate to the Plugins menu and click Add New.

In the search field type Facebook Messenger (Live Chat) and click Search Plugins. Once you’ve found our messenger plugin you can view details about it such as the point release, rating and description. Most importantly of course, you can install it by simply clicking “Install Now”.

Manual installation

The manual installation method involves downloading our messenger plugin and uploading it to your webserver via your favourite FTP application. The WordPress codex contains instructions on how to do this here.

Updating

Automatic updates should work like a charm; as always though, ensure you backup your site just in case.

Can I change the chat color?

Yes, you can change the color of your chat using the plug-in settings

Can I change the chat language?

Yes, all available languages offered by Facebook are available (I think)

Does the plugin support multilingual websites?

You can integrate with PolyLang with one click

Does the plugin support many languages?

This plugin contains a full translation into Polish and English.

Where can I find the ID of my fanpage?

The code of your fanpage is at the bottom of the Information section, the link to this section looks like this:
facebook.com/pg/rapiddev/about/

How can I find the App ID?

You must copy it or create it on the site https://developers.facebook.com/

Do the creators of the plugin collect any information about me?

No, by adding live chat to your website, you also create your own Api ID. The chat only works on your site.

Do I have to take any more steps?

You must add your site to trusted in the settings of your fanpage.

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Contributors & Developers

“Facebook Messenger (Live Chat)” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.

Contributors

Changelog

2.2.2

  1. Bug fixes
  2. Added more bugs to fix later

2.2.1

  1. Bug fixes

2.2.0

  1. Cosmetic class improvement
  2. Improved detection of WordPress and PHP versions
  3. A completely new customizer registration system
  4. A new way to initialize the plugin
  5. Corrections in translations
  6. Bug fixes

2.1.2

  1. Bug fixes

2.1.1

  1. Bug fixes

2.1.0

  1. Bug fixes

2.0.0

  1. The entire plugin has been rewritten
  2. The use of OOP techniques
  3. Unnecessary classes have been removed
  4. New error detection method
  5. A new way of displaying error messages for the administrator
  6. The additional ‘minimized’ option has been improved

1.4.0

  1. Chat color have been added
  2. FindMyFBId was removed and the tutorial to find the fanpage code was corrected
  3. The way of declaring languages has been changed
  4. Translations have been improved
  5. The definition of some functions has been changed
  6. The identification of errors has been improved

1.3.6

  1. ‘Settings’ link has been added on the plugins list page

1.3.5

  1. Bug fixes

1.3.4

  1. Bug fixes

1.3.3

  1. Bug fixes
  2. Translations have been improved
  3. Change slug and name of the plugin

1.3.2

  1. Bug fixes
  2. Translations have been improved

1.3.1

  1. Bug fixes
  2. The way of displaying the options has been changed

1.3.0

  1. A new Customizer class has been added
  2. Added support for PolyLang
  3. The ability to change the live chat language has been added
  4. The ability to hide chat on phones has been added
  5. The ability to change the chat position live has been added

1.2.0

  1. Bug fixes
  2. Addition of new translations

1.1.0

  1. Bug fixes

1.0.0

  1. The plugin was created