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Install LiveChat on your website

by Jacob Firuta

Installing LiveChat is simple and only takes a few minutes. Once installed, you’ll be able to talk to your customer’s right away.

In this article:

Install LiveChat using a JavaScript code snippet

If you haven’t already, sign up for a free, 14-day trial (no credit card needed). Once you’ve created an account, follow these steps:

  1. Log in to your LiveChat account and go to Settings → Channels → Chat widget.
Install LiveChat on your site
  1. Then, click on Copy code.
LiveChat installation code snippet
  1. Paste the code to your website’s source code before the </body> tag.
Paste LiveChat code snippet before the body tag
  1. Once you’ve successfully added LiveChat code to your website, refresh the page. You should see a chat widget in the bottom right corner.
Chat widget installed on a website

Have any issues with the installation? Our Support Heroes can help (and are available 24/7).

Install LiveChat using integrations

Running your website on platforms like WordPress, Shopify or Bigcommerce? We’ve got you covered!

We offer detailed setup tutorials for just about any CMS, web builder and ecommerce platform out there. Here are some of the most popular ones:

Not what you are looking for? Visit Marketplace to see more 3rd party integrations. Once you are there, use the search bar to find the web host you’re using.

Search for app in Marketplace

All integrations come with a step-by-step tutorial, which you can also access from Marketplace.

LiveChat integration configuration tutorial

What’s next?

  • Customize the chat widget—so it matches your site’s design. Read more about our easy to use chat widget configurator.
  • Play around with greetings—increase the number of incoming chats by setting automatic invites (we call them greetings).
  • Watch a product tour—learn the ins and outs of LiveChat from people who use it every day. Watch a product tour video.
  • Read our handbook—check out Agent’s Handbook that quickly explains essential LiveChat features.
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