Click to Chat


WhatsApp connectivity for WordPress websites! Engage customers and generate leads!

Let’s make your Web page visitors Contact you through “WhatsApp”, “WhatsApp Business” with a single Click (WhatsApp Chat, Group, Share)



WhatsApp Chat

Add your ‘WhatsApp’ or ‘WhatsApp Business’ Number. And let your website visitors contact you with a single click.

Mobile: Navigates to WhatsApp App.

Desktop: Navigates to Webpage( / WhatsApp Desktop App.

💎 Styles

Select a Style that matches your Website design.

8 predefined styles + Add your own Image/GIF.

Can Select different Styles for Mobile, Desktop.

🌼 Add Own Image

Instead of selecting a pre-defined style, add any image/Animated image/GIF.

✳️ Position to Place

Add styles at any position of the screen
(not limited to fixed positions).

can set different positions for Mobile and Desktop.

⏩ Pre-filled Message

Text that appears at the WhatsApp chat window when the user clicks on the Image/button.

Users can start the conversation easily.

Add variables to change values dynamically

{site} -> Website Title
{title} -> Page Title
{url} -> Web page URL
[url] -> Web page full URL including parameters

With these variables, we can understand from which page the user started WhatsApp chat.

Pre-filled Message

🎁 WooCommerce

Separate ‘pre-filled message’, ‘call to action’ settings for WooCommerce Single product pages.

Additional, variables to change values dynamically

{product} -> Product Name
{price} -> Product Price (current price)
{regular_price} -> Regular product price (with out any sale)
{sku} ->Stock keeping unit

📒 Change Settings at page level

Change ‘WhatsApp Number’, ‘Call to Action’ at the page level (while editing the post, at the right side bar ‘Click to Chat’ metabox)

Page level settings

📈 Analytics

Creates an Event when the user clicks on the WhatsApp Icon/button.

Google Analytics

Facebook Pixel

🌈 Eight Styles + own Image

  1. Style-1: Button, appears as the theme button.
  2. Style-2: Image
  3. Style-3: Image
  4. Style-3 Extend: Image [New]
  5. Style-4: Chip style – a combination of image and a text message
  6. Style-5: Image, on hover shows sidebar content-box
  7. Style-6: Plain text with a link
  8. Style-7: Icon with customizable padding
  9. Style-7 Extend: Icon with call to action on hover [New]
  10. Style-8: Button with text, icon
  11. Style-99: Own Image / GIF / Animated image

list of Styles

✏️ Styles are customizable

🔆 Localization

Compatible with WPML, Polylang.

Easy to setup different values for language
* WhatsApp Number
* Call to Action
* Pre-filled message

🔯 Performance

  • Rich in features but the frontend of the site content is very light weight. We highly concentrate on performance.

👓 Show/Hide

Show or Hide styles based on Post type, Post ID, Category, Device Type(Mobile, Desktop).

⛳ Shortcodes

Use shortcodes to add the icon/button with inline the Posts content, widgets.

change the default setting values using shortcode attributes – WhatsApp Number, Style, Prefilled message, Call to Action.

Chat Shortcodes


To change the WhatsApp number use ‘number’ attribute

[ht-ctc-chat number=915123456789]

Shortcodes for Chat


Enable Group chat feature and add WhatsApp Group id in the plugin setting page.

Make it easy for your customers to join your Whatsapp Group.



Let users share your website with their WhatsApp contacts and get more leads.


Help Translate The Plugin

Help by Translating the plugin to available in more languages


Reverse position for RTL Pages

Reverse position for RTL pages, if left then right, if right then left.
i.e. if position is set to right: 10px then plugin will display at left: 10px

Reverse position for RTL Pages


  • 8 Styles, 1 Add own image / GIF Style
  • Chat Settings - Enter WhatsApp Number, prefilled message, call to action, desktop: web view / desktop app view
  • Desktop settings - style, position to place
  • Mobile settings - style, position to place
  • Change Values at page level: 'WhatsApp Number', 'Call to action', 'Group ID'
  • Add style at any position of the screen
  • Shortcodes - add style with inline the content
  • Style - 5 - Image with content box
  • Style - 8 - Materialize button
  • Style - 99 - Add your own Image / GIF(Animated Image)
  • Customize Styles
  • Enable Chat, Group, Share Settings
  • Group settings page
  • Share settings page
  • Hide on Selected pages
  • Show on Selected pages


From Dashboard ( WordPress admin )

  • plugins -> Add New
  • search for ‘click to chat for whatsapp’
  • click on Install Now and then Active.

using FTP or similar

  • Unzip “Click-to-Chat” file and
  • Upload “Click-to-Chat” folder to the “/wp-content/plugins/” directory.
  • Activate the plugin through the “Plugins” menu in WordPress.


WhatsApp Number

Enter the WhatsApp number with country code

country code +1
number: 6123456789
** WhatsApp number: 16123456789 **

Pre-filled Message

Makes the users start the conversation easily.

Add variables to change values dynamically

{url} -> Web page URL
{title} -> Page Title
{site} -> Website Title


Hi {site}!!
I like to know more information about this {title}, {url}.

Additional variables for WooCommerce single product pages
{product} -> Product Name
{price} -> Product Price (current price might be the sale price/regular price)
{regular_price} -> Regular product price (with out any sale)
{sku} ->Stock keeping unit


Hi {site}!!
I like to buy this {product}, {url}

With this prefilled text, we can know from which page the user started the conversation, regarding which they contacted us, and their details

Call to Action

Text that appears along with the icon/button.


WhatsApp us

For WooCommerce single product pages

Chat to buy, only {sku} stock left

Select Styles

Select styles based on Device.
* Style for Desktop
* Style for Mobile

For selecting styles: plugin detects the device(mobile, desktop) based on HTTP User Agent (using wp_is_mobile)

Styles are customizable according to your theme/usecase.

Position to place the styles

Add Styles at any position of the screen (not just fixed to selected positions).

Position to place settings


bottom-right corner:
bottom: 10px
right: 10px

Center of the Screen (bottom-center)
bottom: 10px
right: 50%

Center of the Screen (left-center)
bottom: 50%
right: 10px

Plugin supports all CSS units as suffix. (px, %, rem,…)

position to place

Localization – WPML, Polylang

From WPML, Polylang Settings -> ‘String Translations’ and filter strings to ‘Click to chat for WhatsApp’ and change value based on language.

  • User Input (Plugin Settings values): – ‘Click to chat for WhatsApp’
  • Admin strings (Plugin Settings) – text domain: ‘click-to-chat-for-whatsapp’

Help plugin by Translating Setting page, Readme text

Shortcodes Attributes

Shortcodes by default get values from the plugin settings page. Override these values using attributes.

  • number
  • call_to_action
  • pre_filled
  • style


[ht-ctc-chat number=915123456789]

Shortcodes for Chat


“Click to Chat” don’t collect any of the user data and don’t use cookies.

Show/Hide on Selected pages/devices

Show only on selected pages

Hide only on selected pages

Show/Hide on Mobile/Desktop

WhatsApp Group Invite/chat

Enable Group Feature Add WhatsApp group id at plugin settings page. and let user join in WhatsApp Group.

WhatsApp Share

Enable Share feature and let users share your website easily.

Add variables to change values dynamically
{url} -> Web page URL
{title} -> Page Title
{site} -> Website Title

Share Text – E.g.

Checkout this Awesome page {title}, {url}

🔧 Basic Troubleshooting

  • Clear cache
  • Check WhatsApp number entered with country code
  • Check Show/Hide settings

For any queries, please contact us.

❤️ Support / Contact

For any issues with the plugin / suggestions:

⭐️ Give Support

If you like the plugin, please support the developers by giving 5 star rating

Thank you so much from “Click to Chat” developers, HoliThemes.


3 December 2020
Un plugin increíblemente poderoso con múltiples opciones de diseño y posicionamiento que sin duda lo convierten en un favorito instantáneo. Espero pronto extiendan mas el soporte para Woocommerce. Felicitaciones a todo el equipo por el gran trabajo.
24 November 2020
This is the definitive plugin for whatsapp support. It allows the use of one or more simultaneous whatsapp numbers, offering different configurations for desktop and mobile environments. If we add the excellent support to this, it gives us a perfect tool for our work.
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Contributors and Developers

“Click to Chat” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.


“Click to Chat” has been translated into 4 locales. Thank you to the translators for their contributions.

Translate “Click to Chat” into your language.

Interested in development?

Browse the code, check out the SVN repository, or subscribe to the development log by RSS.

Change Log



  • AMP Compatibility – 1st version
  • Updated: Positions to place
  • Fix: Shortcode hover color effects


  • Updated Show/Hide settings
  • Fix: Style-7 Background-color on hover issue


  • Font size settings for Call to Action – Style 2, 3, 3 Extend.
  • Fix: Facebook Pixel integration for Shortcodes


  • Updated Share feature variable {url} on loop pages
  • Fix: Shortcode click action,


  • prefilled message at page level
  • Style-1 customize text and background color
  • Updated User Interface


  • Updated: Full Width Style-1, Style-8 for mobile.
  • Add Animation Delay, Animation Iteration
  • New Animations – heartBeat, flip
  • Shortcode style-5 new attributes – s5_img_url, s5_line_2
  • Fix: Group ID Page level settings
  • RTL Compatible for Styles.
  • Updated Admin User Interface


  • Style-1, Style-8 Full width option for Mobile, Desktop
  • bug fixes


  • Updated Animations
  • Fixed: {url} variable at WooCommerce Pre-filled message.


  • Call to Action for Style-2, 3, 7.
  • New ‘Style-7 Extend’.
  • Style-3 is now Style-3, ‘Style-3 Extend’.
  • Improved Style-7, Style-8.
  • Animations
  • New Variable for prefilled message. [url] – replaces with full url including parameters.
  • Updated User Interface


  • Fix: Style-4 img position issue.
  • Updated: admin page


  • Localization – compatibile with WPML, Polylang.
    • WhatsApp Number
    • Call to Action
    • Pre-filled Message


  • User Interface: Desktop, Mobile settings
  • Updated: Style-3, extended Settings
  • Updated: Style-4 Emebed default svg image, Image size, position
  • Updated: Style-8


  • performance improvement
  • Fixed minor issues


  • Updated: Position to Place


  • New: position for mobile (now can set different positions for mobile, desktop)
  • Improved User Interface, Performance

  • Admin side changes

    • Enable/disable Group, Share feature options swifted to “Customize” -> “Other Settings”
    • “Customize Styles” menu renamed as “Customize”


  • Improved User Interface, Performance
  • Updated: Change values at page level settings


  • Option to set delete settings when plugin uninstalls
  • Updated: WooCommerce related features
  • Updated: if number blank
  • Added a fallback call_to_action for some styles


  • Introduction WooCommerce related features
    • ‘Pre-filled message’ for single product pages
      with variables {product}, {price}, {regular_price}, {sku}
    • ‘Call to Action’ for single product pages
  • Admin notice – if WhatsApp number not added.
  • Updated Style-4


  • Style-2, Style-3 Improved.
  • Updated: Show/Hide Settings
  • Updated: Hide based on device (Mobile, Desktop)
  • Updated: Customize Styles
  • Updated: Style-5
  • Updated: Style-7
  • Fix: ‘&’ symbol at prefilled message
  • Fix: Style-1 if no Call to Action


  • Updated: WhatsApp number at page level settings
  • Updated: Display Styles after WhatsApp Number is added.
  • Updated: Shortcode number attribute


  • Fix: Cache issue – Hide based on device – now detects based on screen size


  • Display Styles after WhatsApp Number is added.
  • Default sytles changed.


  • Fix: Color picker conflict


  • Hide based on device – now detects based on screen size
  • Facebook Pixel
  • Google Analytics values udpated


  • Fix: position to place suffix
  • Default image for style-99


  • Pre-filled message:
    • Now can add multiple lines.
    • new variable {site}
  • Fix: Shortcode Style-5 click, full width issue
  • style-8 more customize options


  • Share feature: Web version
  • Fix: number filed issues


  • Detect device based on screen size for link generate
  • Fix: + sign issues for ios
  • FB analytics using js sdk deprecated


  • Analytics for gtm
  • Fix: font conflict issue
  • improved styles


  • Simplified admin pages
  • Performance improvement


  • New interface – docs


  • New interface


  • Style-8 shortcode issue fixed


  • Style-8 simplified


  • Improved plugin performance
  • Style-4 simplified
  • Style-1 – default theme button
  • Fixed some issues


  • Google Analytics
  • Facebook Analytics

silent release

  • App First option to fix cache issue
  • shortcodes new attribute


  • Initial message – {{url}} placeholder
  • new style – Add own Image
  • Hide Style based on Device in shotcodes


  • New style-9, Green Square
  • Supports Analytics – using google tag manager
  • animations – alpha version
  • style-3 can choose .svg or .png image versions
  • style-4 image size reduced, ~ 2kb
  • performance improvement.


  • can add pre-filled text
  • style-1 – can change button text.
  • setting page link added in plugins page
  • show / hide is now changed to hide on – based on page types


  • improved: code on how to detect mobile device.
  • sticky save button in options page – easy to save.
  • option page – Documentation links.


  • convert plugin to bit of OOP style


  • Initial release.