Adding a Skype contact button on your WordPress website is one of the best ways to let your visitor communicate with you via instant messages or direct calls. Many visitors after entering your website may have queries regarding your services or products. For the frequently asked queries, you can use FAQ plugins and create an FAQ page along with the answer. However, if the queries are different and are not presented on the FAQ page, then your audience will have no option but to email you via the contact form or direct mail for the support.
Email support, being one of the most used ways for customer support is used by most of the website. However, these types of support may be time-consuming as you may get lots of email regarding other works as well. So, for quick and easy support, you can add a live chat feature on your WordPress website to provide support via online messages and calls.
If you are interested in adding live chat feature for your WordPress website, then there are plenty of options available on the internet containing different social media like Facebook, Viber, Whatsapp, Skype etc. Here, in this blog, we will discuss the step by step tutorial for embedding the skype button on your WordPress website using one of the best WordPress Skype plugin – WP Skype Contact Button.
WP Skype Contact Button: Brief Introduction
WP Skype Contact Button is a premium WordPress plugin by AccessPress Themes for adding a beautiful skype button to your WordPress website. It comes with responsive templates and cool customization option that allows you to display the skype button in a unique way to your audience.
Great Feature WP Skype Contact Button
- 10 Beautifully Designed Button Templates
- 10 Different Hover Animation Effects for your Button Templates
- Live Skype Chat Option
- Colour Customization Options
- Post, Page & Category Selection Options
- 8 Different Button Positions
- Add-on Menu Option
- Sticky Button Option
Installation and Activation: WP Skype Contact Button
WP Skype Contact Button plugin can be found on the CodeCanyon marketplace at a reasonable price of $9.
After purchasing the plugin, install it on your WordPress website. If you need any help regarding the installation then, you can refer to the documentation.
If you’re new to WordPress and don’t know how to install a plugin in WordPress – check out: How to install a new plugin in WordPress website?
Configuration: WP Skype Contact Button
After the installation and activation of the plugin are completed, you will see “WP Skype Contact Button” on your side menu. Click on it to start the configuration.
The configuration of WP Skype Contact Button consists of 5 tabs. Let’s see them all on detail:
It is the first tab of the WP Skype Contact Button plugin. Here, you need to enter your Skype username.
This section will let you configure the behaviour of your floating Skype button. It contains display settings to configure how you want your Skype button to be displayed, templates settings to choose the layouts, colour options to set the colours, animation settings set the animations and button position option to configure your button positions.
Moreover, you can also display your Skype button on the specific page, post or category of your website.
The menu setting will allow you to add the Skype button on your WordPress menu. Here, you can configure the position of your menu, choose the template of your button and pick the suitable colour.
This section will allow you to generate shortcodes for adding the Skype button on the specific post, page or widget of your choice. It consists of template options, colour settings, animation settings and contact details.
After, you finish configuring and adding, click on generate shortcode button. Then, copy the generated shortcode to any page, post or widget of your choosing.
Live Skype Chat Button
From this tab, you can enable/disable the live chat of your Skype from the website itself. Besides, you can change the mode, button colour, and text message colour.
After all the configuration is done and saved, the Skype button like on the image below will appear on your WordPress website on your position.
This way you can embed your WordPress website with the Skype button in a few minutes. So, if you are interested on embedding the Skype chat/call feature on your WordPress website, you can follow the steps of the tutorial.
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