Envolve: Facebook Style Chat For Your Website Visitors
Getting your site’s visitors to interact with one another can have many benefits. Site visitors will talk to one another and develop a site community which discusses site changes and lets you know what is going good and what needs improvement.
One way to enable visitor interaction is by providing online instant messaging features. Envolve does exactly that for your site.
Envolve introduces Facebook-like chat to your website. Through the insertion of a few lines of code, you will easily get a chat interface in the bottom right of your site like the one displayed in the image above.
I was pleasantly surprised to see how easy Envolve had made its usage for webmasters. The first step is to click the big green button you will see on the site’s homepage. The button says “Install it on my site.”
The next step is to enter you site’s URL and name.
After providing your name and email address, you select your site’s platform. You can choose a simple HTML based site or any one of WordPress, Blogger, or TypePad.
Each site type is basically a tab. Clicking on any tab will generate the corresponding code beneath.
In the case of HTML, the code appears as:
Clicking on any tab / site platform, will also display a short passage of instructions explaining where to use the generated code. You can see the HTML instructions and code in the images above. Clicking on the WordPress tab will display a view like this:
Like mentioned earlier, Envolve makes its usage very user friendly for site runners and blog owners. Whether you are running a massive site or a private blog, Envolve can help you in getting your audience to talk to one another. Check out Envolve.