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Tuesday Tip 2 - adding chat box from eChalk Client Services on Vimeo.

 

 

The ability to add custom header footer scripts will allow your school or district to customize your web site with third party widgets like Live Chat to your homepage using Tawk.To.com's free live chat widget. To add the live chat, you must sign up for a free account at https://www.tawk.to. If you would like customize your live chat box or add on other services, you can do so for a free. For more information about Tawk.To Live Chat, just visit their web site!

 

You can visit here for more ideas on the kind of third party widgets and services you can integrate with your web site! 

Where To Go

 

To add Live Chat to your homepage, copy the embed code provided within your Tawk.To account. Then to add the embed code into the header or footer of your web site, you will log in to your site and click on the site tile. From here go to Manage Web Site > Appearance > Header Footer.

What To Do

 

  1. Click Add Header Script or Add Footer Script.
  2. Paste your HTML into the Script Details box.
    Note: Scripts can adversely affect the look or performance of your website. It is important to preview all changes, particularly with scripts, before publishing to ensure that it does not cause errors with your website.
  3. Click Save.
  4. Click Preview to preview your changes on your public site.
  5. Click Update to update your public site with the changes you just made. A confirmation message will pop up where you can confirm that you want to continue with the update, preview your changes or cancel your update.

 

Note: Your changes will not display on your public site until you click Update. If you don't see an Update button on the Header Footer page, you don't have any pending changes.

 

 

Questions? Contact your site administrator or eChalk Support at support@echalk.com.

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