Shortcodes, Widgets & Sidebars

Widgets »Tlk.io Widget

The Tlk.io widget allows you to embed a web chat in your site.

Adding the Tlk.io Widget

  1. Visit http://tlk.io to start a channel. All channels are public, including the random channels.

tlkio_createchannel

  1. Add the Tlk.io widget to one of your sidebar widget areas in the Customizer.
  2. You can choose any Title for the widget or omit it. The Channel setting must match your channel on tlk.io.
  3. Click Save.

Once added, chats can be started from your sidebar:

tlkio_chatsidebar

and also from the tlk.io website as well:

tlkio_chatthere

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Adding Chat to Pages and Posts

There is also a shortcode to add chat to pages and posts. Copy the shortcode below and paste it on its own line in the body of a page or post. Change your channel name and choose a height that works well for your site’s design.

[tlkio channel=lobby height=800]

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