Install Website Chat Widget on Joomla

Adding a web chat widget on your Joomla website is a quick and easy process. It does not require any coding skills or technical knowledge.

Setting Up for Installation

In order to install a web chat widget on Joomla, you will need the following:

  • Access to your Joomla admin panel.

  • A code snippet for your web chat widget.

If you don't have a code snippet already, you will generate one when creating an IS-Messenger Website Chat Widget or using the Facebook Chat Plugin for Facebook Messenger.

If you have the channels already connected on the IS-Messengero platform and you need to retrieve the generated code snippet, follow the instructions here.

Installing on Joomla

Step 1: Log in to Joomla

Log in to your Joomla admin panel and click on "System" on the navigation bar.

Step 2: Find the current site template

Navigate to the Template section. Click on the site template and select the current template.

Step 3: Paste the Script

Copy your plugin script from the IS-Messenger platform. On the left panel of the Template Page, click the index.php section and paste the chat plugin script before </head> tag.

Once you have pasted the script into the appropriate section, press the Save button.


Open the website and check out the chat plugin. You will find it in the bottom-right corner. Now your website visitors can chat effortlessly with you. If you used the code snippets generated from the IS-Messenger platform, you will be able to manage the conversations and update the appearance of the widget from the Platform.

The chat widget is now active on your website!

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