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Integrating your bot with Facebook Messenger is easy, just follow the steps in the wizard or watch the example video below:
In order for your Facebook Messenger bot to be publicly available, you will have to go through Facebook's strict App Review process. The steps & best practices that must be taken for App Review, as detailed by Facebook, can be found here.
Channels > Messengersection you can define settings that are specific to Facebook Messenger.
The greeting message is what will be shown first when the bot is clicked on by a user. In the example below, the greeting message is configure to
Timeless apparel for the masses.
You can personalize the greeting text using the user's name by using these template strings:
Facebook has a
Get Startedbutton visible on every page. Clicking that button redirects you to a bot dialog which you can choose here. Typically, this is a bot dialog introducing the bot and what it can do for the user.
Both Facebook and the web widget support an overflow menu that is called the
Persistent Menu. In this menu, you can define common actions that your users can take. Typical examples include for example
- Start over
- Talk to a live agent
- Disable notifications
- Buy product [XXX]
- Go to [company] website
- Change Language