It will take a minute to add the Shoutbox into your sidebar no coding experience required, we will use the plugin to add the chat box. There are many chatting WordPress plugins which can allow you to add chat system on a WordPress site.
The Plugin We Will Use
We will use Simple Ajax Shoutbox chat plugin which allows you to add chat box in your sidebar using the widget. So readers can chat with you and other users and it also support smile icons like Facebook. This plugins Using AJAX and it automatically reloads messages so your users can see other visitor chat live
Adding The Chat
#1: Download and Activated the Plugin
First of all, you need to download the Simple Ajax Shoutbox plugin from your WordPress plugins tab or download and upload manually. If you are new at installing plugins then read our step by step guide on how to install WordPress Plugins.
#2:Configure And Display Chat
Once you have downloaded and activated the plugin, then you need to add the chat widget to display the chat in your sidebar. So go to your WordPress admin panel and click on Appearance tab then widgets.
On the widgets tab you will see a new widget named Shortbox so you need to drag that widget into your sidebar and then click on save.
So once you done then will able see the shoutbox in your WordPress sidebar like below screenshot.
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