Share on WhatsApp – Extension for Magento 2

Introduction

Installation

Installation Process

Note: Please take a backup of your all Magento files and database before installing or updating any extension.

Download the extension file:
  1. Download the Share On WhatsApp extension .ZIP file from solwininfotech.com using your Solwin Infotech website account.
  2. Extract the .ZIP file which contains another .ZIP files.
  3. If you have purchased the extension for the Community Edition, then you will see the extension .ZIP file for Magento 2.0.x, Magento 2.1.x, Magento 2.2.x Magento and Magento 2.3.x version.
    If you have purchased the extension for the Enterprise Edition, then you will see the extension .ZIP file for Magento 2.1.x and Magento 2.2.x version.
Extension Installation:

For Magento 2 Community Edition,

  1. If you are using Magento 2.0.x then you need to extract solwin-whatsapp-m2-2.0.x.zip file.
    If you are using Magento 2.1.x then you need to extract solwin-whatsapp-m2-2.1.x.zip file.
    If you are using Magento 2.2.x then you need to extract solwin-whatsapp-m2-2.2.x.zip file.
    If you are using Magento 2.3.x then you need to extract solwin-whatsapp-m2-2.3.x.zip file.

For Magento 2 Enterprise Edition,

  1. If you are using Magento 2.1.x then you need to extract solwin-whatsapp-m2-EE-2.1.x.zip file.
    If you are using Magento 2.2.x then you need to extract solwin-whatsapp-m2-EE-2.2.x.zip file.

Following 2 to 6 steps are the same for Community and Enterprise edition.

  1. Copy the app folder and paste it into your magento ROOT directory.

    FTP
  2. Run upgrade command as specified : php bin/magento setup:upgrade
  3. Run deploy command as specified : php bin/magento setup:static-content:deploy -f
  4. Clear the cache either from the admin panel or command line php bin/magento cache:clean
  5. Now, you can see the Solwin menu in admin panel. Please go to Solwin -> Share On WhatsApp -> Configuration and select Enable to Yes.
  6. Change/Set all other options as per your requirements and save settings.

NOTE : Make sure the installation is done from under the FTP administrator account. Otherwise make sure to set 775 permissions to the store root directory after the extension is deployed.

Getting Started

A setup guide and general information to help you

This document covers the installation, set up, and use of this extension and provide answers and solutions to common problems and issues. We encourage you to read this document thoroughly if you are experiencing any difficulties.

Information

Share on WhatsApp extension for Magento 2 allows customer to share and promote their products on WhatsApp with just one touch. This extension provide WhatsApp sharing button on product detail page to share product information and it work with all mobile devices having whatsapp Installed. It will display alert message if customer try to share product information using desktop device. Allows store owner to enable this extension category wise & product wise. When customer touch this button then after it will automatically open WhatsApp from your device and select name from whatsapp contact list and it will automatically paste product details like product image, product name, price & product URL.

Customer can also send additional/extra text with product details. You have to just touch send button to send product details to your friend. WhatsApp share button available in three size: small, medium and large and that is manageable from backend. Also customize the button text.

Features

You can find these features below:

  • Easy to Install & Manage
  • Allows WhatsApp share with all available mobile devices having WhatsApp installed
  • Allows store owner to set whatsapp button for particular categories & products
  • Provides small, medium and large button of WhatsApp Share
  • You can customize the WhatsApp share button label from back-end
  • Premium Support

How To Use

In front end, On product view page customer can share product on whatsapp using Share button on mobile devices. If customer want to share product from PC than it will gives message like 'Please share this article in mobile device'.

whatsapp share product page


To enable Whatsapp share functionality for particular product, Open any product and set Share On WhatsApp to Yes. Also admin can set Extra text for whatsapp share.

whatsapp share admin product

Admin can also set whats app share functionality for selected category from Product -> Category and whats app share functionality will apply to all products under that category.

Settings

Go to 'Solwin -> Share on WhatsApp -> Configuration', this extension allows store owner to enable or disable the module from admin.

There are lots of configuration options for whats app share like,

whatsapp share settings

  • Enable: Yes | No
  • WhatsApp Button Size: Small | Medium | Large
  • WhatsApp Button Label: Enter whatsapp button label
  • Extra text for whatsApp: Set extra text for whatsapp
  • Display Share on Whatsapp button in all product: Yes | No

Support

If you have any questions or requests, please contact us at support@solwininfotech.com. We are very happy to assist you!

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