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5. WcBot Configuration

This chapter describes the WcBot configuration screen and explains every fields in the screen.

Configuration Procedures

After the WcBot was installed and activated successfully, you should configure the WcBot as soon as possible. WcBot adds a menu item in 'WordPress Settings'. Below section shown how to access the WcBot configuration screen.

Access the config screen

In WordPress admin dashboard, select the WcBot settings screen as below: (Click here to enlarge the screenshot. When finish, click browser 'Back' to return)

Then the WcBot screen appears: (Click here to enlarge the screenshot. When finish, click browser 'Back' to return)

As you can see, there has lot of setting fields and inputs in there. It will be descibled in next section.

WcBot Settings

Fields explanation

Field Description
Chatbot URL This is to define the WcBot server URL. Chatbot CMS provides a permanent cloud server (based in CA, USA. The URL is https://0xnafk3kpb.execute-api.us-east-1.amazonaws.com/dev). This is the simplest way you can use it immedately.
However, some technical customers want to host the WcBot server on their own server. In this case, you can download & host the WcBot server App by following the procedure mentioned in Appendix A. Then input your server URL to this field.
Note: URL must be HTTPS connection.
Email Address This email subscribes to Chatbot CMS to obtain product news. Please refer to our privacy policy.
Facebook Page ID Input your Facebook Page ID (mentioned in Chapter 2) to this field.
Facebook Page Access Token Paste the Page Access Token (mentioned in Chapter 3 to this field.
Subscription Verify Token This token is generated by WcBot. It is to secure the communication between WcBot server and Messenger. Copy this value to Notepad. You'll need to input this to Facebook Webhook mentioned in next chapter.
WooCommerce Authentication For secure the communication between WcBot and WooCommerce, you'll need to approve your WooCommerce site to accept the WcBot connection. The procedures are mentioned in following sections.

WooCommerce Authenication

Please input all above fields before WooCommerce authenication. When finish you can click the 'Get Your Approval' button, as below: (Click here to enlarge the screenshot. When finish, click browser 'Back' to return)

Then you'll see the WooCommerce authorize screen. Click the 'Approve' button as below: (Click here to enlarge the screenshot. When finish, click browser 'Back' to return)

It will go back to WcBot settings screen. The button is changed to dim and the word says 'Already authenicated', as below: (Click here to enlarge the screenshot. When finish, click browser 'Back' to return)

At this time, the authenication is done. Make sure the Subscription Verify Token is copied & pasted to Notepad. (Click here to enlarge the screenshot. When finish, click browser 'Back' to return)

Now please continue to next chapter. It is the last step for WcBot configuration.


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