Free WhatsApp chat button widget for Blogger

WhatsApp is one of the widely used instant messaging platform out there and you can take the advantage of it in your business. You can easily sell your services and products through WhatsApp.

In this article, You will learn how you can add a WhatsApp chat button to your Blogger website.

So, before moving to the step, let’s understand what are the benefits of adding a chat button in website and should you use this on your website or not.

Well, according to the recent data by eMarketer, WhatsApp has currently 390.1 million monthly active users in India followed by brazil and US.

So, you can take the advantage of this instant messaging platform to grow your business. So, adding a WhatsApp chat widget gives your users an easy medium to contact you directly instead of sending Emails.

So, if you are a WordPress users then you can easily implement this on your website by adding a plugin. Follow the guide to Add WA chat button in WordPress.

Steps to Add WhatsApp chat button in Blogger

To Add the WhatsApp chat widget, follow the below steps.

Step-1: Login to your Blogger dashboard and go to theme section.

Step-2: Now take a theme backup and click on edit HTML option.

Step-3: Now search for the ]]></b:skin> tag or </style> tag and paste the CSS code just above it.

CSS code implimentation for whatsapp chat widget
/* Chatbox Whatsapp */
:root {
--warna-background: #4dc247; 
--warna-bg-chat: #f0f5fb;
--warna-icon: #fff; 
--warna-text: #505050;
--warna-text-alt: #989b9f;
--lebar-chatbox: 320px;
}

svg{width: 22px;height: 22px;vertical-align: middle;fill: var(--warna-icon)}
.chatMenu, .chatButton .svg-2{display: none}

.chatButton{position: fixed;background-color: var(--warna-background);bottom: 20px;left: 20px;border-radius: 50px;z-index: 20;overflow: hidden;display: flex;align-items: center;justify-content: center;width: 50px;height: 50px;-webkit-transition: all .2s ease-out;transition: all .2s ease-out}
.chatButton svg{margin: auto;fill: var(--warna-icon)}
  
.chatBox{position: fixed;bottom: 70px;left: 20px;width: var(--lebar-chatbox);-webkit-transition: all .2s ease-out;transition: all .2s ease-out;z-index: 21;opacity: 0;visibility: hidden;line-height: normal}
.chatContent{border-radius: 15px;background-color: #fff;box-shadow: 0 5px 15px 0 rgba(0,0,0,.05);overflow: hidden; border: 1px solid #b6b6b6;}
.chatHeader{position: relative;display: flex;align-items: center;padding: 15px 20px;background-color: var(--warna-background);overflow: hidden}
.chatHeader svg{width: 32px;height: 32px;flex-shrink: 0;fill: var(--warna-icon)}
.chatHeader .chatTitle{padding-left: 15px;font-size: 14px;color: var(--warna-icon)}
.chatHeader .chatTitle span{font-size: 11.5px;display: block;line-height: 1.58em}
  
.chatText{display: flex;flex-wrap: wrap;margin: 25px 20px;font-size: 12px;color: var(--warna-text)}
.chatText span{display: inline-block;margin-right: auto;padding: 10px 10px 10px 20px;background-color: var(--warna-bg-chat);border-radius: 3px 15px 15px}
.chatText span:after{content: 'Just now';margin-left: 15px;font-size: 9px;color: var(--warna-text-alt)}
.chatText .typing{margin: 15px 0 0 auto;padding: 10px 20px 10px 10px;border-radius: 15px 3px 15px 15px}
.chatText .typing: after{display: none}
  
.chatStart{display: flex;align-items: center;margin-top: 15px;padding: 18px 20px;border-radius: 10px;background-color: #fff;overflow: hidden;font-size: 12px;color: var(--warna-text); border: 1px solid grey;}
.chatMenu:checked + .chatButton{-webkit-transform: rotate(360deg);transform: rotate(360deg)}
.chatMenu:checked + .chatButton .svg-1{display: none}
.chatMenu:checked + .chatButton .svg-2{display: block}
.chatMenu:checked ~ .chatBox{bottom: 90px;opacity: 1;visibility: visible}

Step-4: Now search for </body> tag and paste the HTML code just above it.

HTML code for WhatsApp chat widget
<input class='chatMenu hidden' id='offchatMenu' type='checkbox'/>
<label class='chatButton' for='offchatMenu'>
  <svg class='svg-1' viewBox='0 0 32 32'><g><path d='M16,2A13,13,0,0,0,8,25.23V29a1,1,0,0,0,.51.87A1,1,0,0,0,9,30a1,1,0,0,0,.51-.14l3.65-2.19A12.64,12.64,0,0,0,16,28,13,13,0,0,0,16,2Zm0,24a11.13,11.13,0,0,1-2.76-.36,1,1,0,0,0-.76.11L10,27.23v-2.5a1,1,0,0,0-.42-.81A11,11,0,1,1,16,26Z'/><path d='M19.86,15.18a1.9,1.9,0,0,0-2.64,0l-.09.09-1.4-1.4.09-.09a1.86,1.86,0,0,0,0-2.64L14.23,9.55a1.9,1.9,0,0,0-2.64,0l-.8.79a3.56,3.56,0,0,0-.5,3.76,10.64,10.64,0,0,0,2.62,4A8.7,8.7,0,0,0,18.56,21a2.92,2.92,0,0,0,2.1-.79l.79-.8a1.86,1.86,0,0,0,0-2.64Zm-.62,3.61c-.57.58-2.78,0-4.92-2.11a8.88,8.88,0,0,1-2.13-3.21c-.26-.79-.25-1.44,0-1.71l.7-.7,1.4,1.4-.7.7a1,1,0,0,0,0,1.41l2.82,2.82a1,1,0,0,0,1.41,0l.7-.7,1.4,1.4Z'/></g></svg>
  <svg class='svg-2' viewBox='0 0 512 512'><path d='M278.6 256l68.2-68.2c6.2-6.2 6.2-16.4 0-22.6-6.2-6.2-16.4-6.2-22.6 0L256 233.4l-68.2-68.2c-6.2-6.2-16.4-6.2-22.6 0-3.1 3.1-4.7 7.2-4.7 11.3 0 4.1 1.6 8.2 4.7 11.3l68.2 68.2-68.2 68.2c-3.1 3.1-4.7 7.2-4.7 11.3 0 4.1 1.6 8.2 4.7 11.3 6.2 6.2 16.4 6.2 22.6 0l68.2-68.2 68.2 68.2c6.2 6.2 16.4 6.2 22.6 0 6.2-6.2 6.2-16.4 0-22.6L278.6 256z'/></svg>
</label>

<div class='chatBox'>
  <div class='chatContent'>
    <div class='chatHeader'>
      <svg viewbox='0 0 32 32'><path d='M24,22a1,1,0,0,1-.64-.23L18.84,18H17A8,8,0,0,1,17,2h6a8,8,0,0,1,2,15.74V21a1,1,0,0,1-.58.91A1,1,0,0,1,24,22ZM17,4a6,6,0,0,0,0,12h2.2a1,1,0,0,1,.64.23L23,18.86V16.92a1,1,0,0,1,.86-1A6,6,0,0,0,23,4Z'/><rect height='2' width='2' x='19' y='9'/><rect height='2' width='2' x='14' y='9'/><rect height='2' width='2' x='24' y='9'/><path d='M8,30a1,1,0,0,1-.42-.09A1,1,0,0,1,7,29V25.74a8,8,0,0,1-1.28-15,1,1,0,1,1,.82,1.82,6,6,0,0,0,1.6,11.4,1,1,0,0,1,.86,1v1.94l3.16-2.63A1,1,0,0,1,12.8,24H15a5.94,5.94,0,0,0,4.29-1.82,1,1,0,0,1,1.44,1.4A8,8,0,0,1,15,26H13.16L8.64,29.77A1,1,0,0,1,8,30Z'/></svg>
      <div class='chatTitle'>Do you have any doubts? <span>chat with us on WhatsApp</span></div>
    </div>
    <div class='chatText'>
      <span>Hello, How can I help you?</span>
      <span class='typing'>...</span>
    </div>
  </div>
  
  <a class='chatStart' href='https://api.whatsapp.com/send?phone=9668362528&amp;text=Hello Abhishek, I need your help' rel='nofollow noreferrer' target='_blank'>
    <span>Click me to start the chat...</span>        
  </a>
</div>

Step-5: Now change the WhatsApp number and predefined messages and save the code.

Now the WhatsApp chat button will be added to your Blogger website.

Watch the below video to know the steps visually.

YouTube video

How to customize the WhatsApp chat widget?

Well, you can further customize the look and feel of chat button like you can change the button color, add border and box shadow in it.

Here the chat button is placed 20px from the left side and if you want to change it to the right you have to change the position in the CSS code.

Here, you have to change two value on is for Chat button (.chatButton) and Chat box (.chatBox). Here you have to change the code left:20px; to right:20px;.

Conclusion

I hope this article help you add the chat button to your blogger website. If you face any problem during this process then You can ask me in the comment section or Join our Telegram group for discussion.

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  1. am glad to come across this whatsapp tutorial. I have been longing for this… Thanks

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