Olark for WP makes it easy for WordPress authors to offer live help/chat on their sites. Or even just a one-on-one chat mechanism. Simply drop in the plugin, enter your Olark account ID, and start chatting with your site visitors through your favorite IM client. No complicated settings, one file to drop in, and best of all it’s FREE!
To learn more about Olark and how it works visit (the official Olark website)[http://special.olark.com/cDBMP].
Get more support at the official Olark for WordPress page.
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- Extract all files from the ZIP archive, making sure to keep the file structure intact.
- Upload the
olark-for-wpfolder to the
- Activate the plugin through the
Pluginsmenu in WordPress.
- Go to the
Olark for WPmenu which is located under the
Settingsmenu in the admin interface.
- Enter your Olark account ID and then go to the frontend of your website to see your new chat widget in action!
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Contributors & Developers
“Olark for WP” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.Contributors
04.28.09 – v1.0 – The first version
08.28.09 – v2.0 – Updated the plugin to reflect the brand change from Hab.la to Olark
06.03.11 – v2.1 – Forked From Olark for WordPress/ Upgraded to New Olark Async Code, Added Callout Widget
06.04.11 – v2.2 – Major Rewrite Moving to More Modern Plugin Codex/API
06.05.11 – v2.3 – Added Olark API for logged in Users
06.05.11 – v2.3.1 – Fixed the read-me
06.07.11 – v2.3.2-3 – Fixing Typos
06.07.11 – v2.4 – Add in Plugin Sign up
06.08.11 – v2.4.1 – Bug Fix on Signup (Sessions Will Now persist between page loads)
09.1.11 – v2.4.2 – Removed iFrame at request of Olark
05.09.13 – v2.5 Updating Olark Includes, Removing Deprecated Code, Removing referral Links. This project is now dead.
04.26.16 – v2.5.2 Bug Fixes