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Step 1: Sign Into Chatbase and Configure Your Chatbase Chatbot

To add a Chatbase chatbot to your WordPress website, you'll need to first sign into your Chatbase account to create and set up a chatbot. If you don't have an account, you can start by creating a Chatbase account for free. If you are not sure how to create a chatbot, here is a detailed guide on how to create a chatbot on Chatbase.

Step 2: Generate and Copy the Chatbot Embed Code

1. After setting up your Chatbase bot, navigate to the "My Chatbots" page and click on the desired chatbot to open its preview page.

2. On the chatbot preview page, click on the Embed on Site tab located at the top of the page.

3. Click the Make Public button that comes up to generate the embed code for your chatbot.

4. A pop-up window will appear displaying the HTML embed code. Click on Copy Script to copy the embed code to your clipboard for use in the next step.

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Step 3: Installing and Activating the Plugin

1. Log into your WordPress dashboard. You should be able to access your WordPress dashboard using yourdomainname.com/wp-admin, e.g. maxwelltim.com/wp-admin.

2. On the left sidebar of your WordPress dashboard, click on Plugins and then click on Add New Plugin.

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3. The plugins page should come up. On the search bar on the top right corner of the page, search for "WPCode" in the search bar.

4. The WPCode plugin should come up on the list of matching plugins, click to install and activate.

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5. After activation, within your website’s dashboard, locate the Code Snippets section on the left sidebar and click on it.

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6. Up next, click on Header & Footer within the Code Snippets interface.

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7. A new page should come up with several textboxes, scroll down to locate the textbox labeled Footer and paste your chatbase bot embed code in the textbox under it.

8. Click Save Changes to save the embed code.

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9. Preview your WordPress website to see the chatbot live. You see a floating Chatbase chatbot icon on the bottom right corner of your webpage.

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Completing these steps should add your Chatbase chatbot to the footer of all your WordPress website pages!