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Livechat: Chat Widget supports drag and drop
31 March 2022

Chat Widget supports drag and drop

Now your customers can drag and drop files into chat.

Drag and drop files in the chat widget We’re on a mission to make communication easy, accessible, and intuitive. Drag and drop shortens the attachment process, making the chatting experience all the more pleasant for your customers.

Let your customers attach files in chat.
Read more about file-sharing in our Help Center.
Livechat: Product Cards for Shopify and BigCommerce Has Been Upgraded
9 March 2022

Product Cards for Shopify and BigCommerce Has Been Upgraded

We’re updating Product Cards for both Shopify and BigCommerce. This feature lets you quickly browse your store inventory and share relevant product recommendations with customers during chats. It is highly praised for its instant automated installation, intuitive design, and simplicity.

The update adds a few life improvements, for example, new ways to filter your products within the LiveChat app, display stock statuses, and prices.

What you get with the Product Cards update:

  • View modes – display products in a list or a grid view in your LiveChat app
  • Price labels – see your product prices directly on the product cards
  • Out of stock status – know immediately if products are unavailable for purchase
  • Performance and visual improvements

Learn more about Product Cards for Shopify and BigCommerce.

Additionally, subscribing to Shopify integration is getting simpler. You can now manage your billing within the LiveChat app.

Livechat: Handle tickets in the LiveChat mobile app
17 February 2022

Handle tickets in the LiveChat mobile app

You can now handle LiveChat tickets in the LiveChat mobile app for agents.

Ticketing system in the mobile app Whether the tickets are your primary means of communication with customers or you only use them for more complex cases, you now can:
  • Create tickets from chat
  • Reply to customer’s tickets
  • Assign tickets to agents or groups
  • Add people in the loop
Manage your tickets wherever you are, whenever you have a moment with the LiveChat mobile app.

Stay tuned if you’re using the integration with HelpDesk, as we are putting the finishing touches on this feature in the LiveChat mobile app.

Download LiveChat mobile from App Store, Google Play or AppGallery.
Read more about how the LiveChat mobile app can improve your everyday workflow.
Livechat: Messaging Mode takes over the steering wheel
2 February 2022

Messaging Mode takes over the steering wheel

Availability can be a real struggle nowadays. We are often expected to give our full attention to so many things at the same time. And we still need to sleep now and then.

No worries, LiveChat’s got you covered! Messaging Mode is all you need to maintain engaging support during offline hours.

Messaging Mode is a feature that allows asynchronous communication with your visitors. Basically, they can send you a message even if you’re not available, and you can send a reply while they’re away from their desks. The chat history is loaded for both recipients whenever they go back to the conversation. Just like social messaging!

What you get with Messaging Mode:
  • Full time chat availability. Enable customers to start a chat and reply to messages whenever they want.
  • Connections that last. Manage your chats with customers by replying to conversations anytime.
  • Better insight on your chat traffic with heatmap report, which can now track data from chats started during offline hours.
  • Offline and online conversations combined into single chat history.
  • Natural customer experience. Business chats that perform just like social messaging.
  • More leads captured when you’re offline.

Interested in the modern approach to communication? Learn how to enable Messaging Mode.
Livechat: Apple Business Chat now offers quick replies
26 January 2022

Apple Business Chat now offers quick replies

Apple Business Chat now has a quick-reply feature which allows you to create customizable replies in your chat. Your visitors can choose one of the pre-set messages with a single tap on their screen.

Additionally, with this update, Apple Business Chat is now called Apple Messages for Business.

What you get from quick replies:
  • Set up a nice satisfaction survey with up to five customizable replies.
  • Emoji support — quick replies use plain text and emojis.
  • Ease of use — a single tap is all visitors need to send you a message.
Interested in integrating Apple Messages for Business with LiveChat? Visit our Marketplace to learn more.

Check out our Help Center guide for installation steps.
Livechat: Embrace the night with improved dark mode
22 December 2021

Embrace the night with improved dark mode

We’re proudly introducing an even darker mode in LiveChat. The new version covers all of the chat widget elements, including text areas, targeted messages, forms, rich messages, and buttons.
Improved dark mode in the chat widget Dark mode is a chat window modification that inverts colors, displaying light texts on dark backgrounds. The result is easier on the eyes, especially during nighttime, improving user experience and accessibility of your chat widget.

This update is only a first small step in a big plan to enhance our chat widgets. Expect more news from us soon!

See how to enable dark mode.
Livechat: Queued chats now display visitors’ questions
20 December 2021

Queued chats now display visitors’ questions

With our newest update, agents no longer have to guess queued visitors’ queries before choosing to chat with them.

Visitors can type their first message while waiting in the queue, and agents can immediately see it in the LiveChat app. Prioritizing pending chats got much easier, and the user experience that much better.

What you get with the queue update:
  • Much better experience for visitors as they no longer need to wait in a queue to state their query.
  • Interactive queues appear more attractive to visitors, increasing the number of chats you get.
  • Shorter chatting time. Agents will be able to prepare for visitors’ cases before picking them up from a queue.
  • Agents can quickly spot urgent issues, giving them more control over the queue.
  • Better engagement reduces the chance of customers leaving your queue. Visitors who stated their query will more likely stay on the line to get it resolved.

Find out more about the queue in our Help Center.
Livechat: LiveChat for Elementor brings new support widgets to your website
26 November 2021

LiveChat for Elementor brings new support widgets to your website

With our brand new integration now available for Elementor, you can boost your website with great support widgets.

Install a chat window to create a direct communication channel with your company. Add contact buttons in visible places to make it easy for visitors to reach you anytime they need. Display a certificate of quality support that your team is known for.

What you get with LiveChat for Elementor:
  • Seamless implementation of every feature available in the integration
  • Compatibility with WooCommerce websites
  • Quality Badge widget promoting your team
  • Contact buttons you can place in any way you find fitting
  • Cart and order information sent directly to LiveChat app
Boost your site with LiveChat for Elementor.
Livechat: Ask for email: set up an inactivity message
9 November 2021

Ask for email: set up an inactivity message

We are always happy to deliver features requested by our customers, and Ask for email is exactly such a feature. Now you can set up a message that will be automatically sent to the customer when an agent does not respond within a set amount of time, or when your agents are offline. Ask for email Ask for email allows you to set up an automatic message to inform the customers that your agents are busy at the moment and ask for contact information. You can also set up the time after which such a message is to be sent.

In Messaging Mode, this feature allows you to obtain or confirm the customer’s contact information when your agents are offline.

Check out the Ask for email tutorial in our Help Center.
Livechat: Searching for answers has never been easier
20 October 2021

Searching for answers has never been easier

“Fight for every inch” is one of LiveChat’s core values. We design our products with attention to the smallest detail, and the KnowledgeBase booster update is a great example of that.

The KnowledgeBase booster is a chat widget add-on that allows customers to search through articles in the chat window. We’ve updated the booster usability and look to offer a smoother experience.

The redesigned search bar now requires fewer clicks and is more intuitive, allowing you to access topics faster through a better-looking panel.

Interested in boosting your chat widget? Learn more in our Help Center.

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