Logging into Guestfriend

To install Guestfriend on your site, start by logging into your Guestfriend Dashboard

https://chat.getguestfriend.com/login

Note: in order to install Guestfriend, first create an account.

Once logged in, go to Set up on the top left hand side.

Copying your code snippet

There are three installation options on the Set up page. For your site, use the Website code snippet.

Highlight and copy the code snippet or email it directly to someone who can by clicking Email this code directly to your tech friend.

Choosing a Plugin for WordPress

To properly install Guestfriend, it’ll be easiest to download and install a Plugin for header code injections. For more information on how to install WordPress Plugins, see this guide by WordPress.

Remember to check compatibility with versions of WordPress, the plugin installed, and other plugins. The following Plugins are options:

Insert Headers and Footers
Header & Footer Code
Embed Code

For all other Plugins, review necessary screenshots and support documentation. 

The Plugin required for this code must create a menu option (usually in Settings) that allows for adding header code to an individual page or across all pages (global) on your site. Choose a Plugin that allows for adding a header code across all pages (global).

Adding your code snippet

Now that you have your code snippet copied, log into your WordPress admin site. The following steps are for the Plugins listed above:

Insert Headers and Footers

Plugin

Paste the code snippet copied from the Set up page into the Scripts in Header box.


Save changes to this Plugin and Guestfriend will appear on the bottom right hand side of your website!

Head & Footer Code

Plugin

In the Tools menu on the left hand side, click Head & Footer Code. Paste the code snippet copied from the Set up page into the HEAD Code field.

Save changes to this Plugin and Guestfriend will appear on the bottom right hand side of your website!

Embed Code

Plugin

In the Settings menu on the left hand side, click Embed Code.


Once changes are saved, Guestfriend will appear on the bottom right hand side of your website!

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