Widget for Zendesk Chat via API

Description

This plugin offers a faster way to load the Zendesk Chat Widget than the standard Zendesk Chat Plugin. Optimizes the page load speed. Quick and easy to implement. Make your website faster loading Zendesk Chat widget this way!

Once your webpage is called, the Zendesk Chat Widget will be loaded directly via API with a slight time delay. This frees up blocked loading time so that the webpage fully loads first. This greatly enhances the applicable SEO page speed metrics as the standard Zendesk Chat plugin requires too much time to load a website fast.

The time delay is defined as follows:

  • Webpage is loaded but left still – The Zendesk Chat Widget will wait for minimum 10 seconds before loading and opening.
  • Webpage is loaded and scrolled upon – The Zendesk Chat Widget will wait for 3 seconds before loading and opening.
  • The Settings of the Plugin allow you to increase the 10 second delay further if needed

This plugin also provides a Zendesk Chat Settings Page located on your WordPress Dashboard > Settings. Simply follow the instructions to enter your Zendesk Chat API Key and you are done. Quick and easay to implement.

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Installation

  1. Install and Activate the plugin

  2. Go to Settings > Zendesk Chat Settings

  3. Enter your Zendesk Chat API Code

FAQ

Do I still need to install the original plugin from Zendesk?

No, you only need our plugin installed and activated on your website to use the Zendesk Chat Widget.

Where can I ask for help?

You may contact our Support at anytime.

Reviews

March 30, 2022
This plugin can truly improved the loading of my website page speed when using Zendesk Chat Widget. It also have cool features and settings in addition! Great plugin overall!
March 29, 2022
Always succeeds in explaining ideas clearly. Others find Widget for Zendesk easy to understand. He also has the ability to listen carefully to what others are saying, to understand and then to respond appropriately. Conversations with Widget for Zendesk are two-way.
March 17, 2022
I highly recommend this plugin. It helped us a lot to speed up page load time on our customers' websites that are using Zendesk Chat. It's really easy to install and start using it. Also, the Zendesk Chat still works correctly. Perfect!
March 17, 2022
The plugin helped us to improve the page load speed of our website as the Standard Zendesk Chat Plugin is loading the chat widget in a way that blocks a fast load of the website. This plugin solves the problem. The plugin is easy and quick to install.
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Contributors & Developers

“Widget for Zendesk Chat via API” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.

Contributors

Changelog

1.12.1 – November 22, 2022

  • Folder structure improvements
  • Source code improvements
  • Wording improvements
  • General bug fixes

1.8 – July 8, 2022

  • Configurable delay time

1.7 – March 29, 2022

  • Fixed PHP Warning

1.6 – March 21, 2022

  • Plugin description updated

1.3 – March 02, 2022

  • Bug Fix *

1.2 – March 02, 2022

  • Updated release for documentation and wording *

1.0 – March 01, 2022

  • Widget for Zendesk Chat via API Released*