IBM Watson Assistant integration to WordPress

Add a chatbot to your WordPress site!

WordPress has become a global phenomenon since its launch in 2003. It is said that 27% of the Internet is powered by WordPress, meaning 75,000,000 websites are using WordPress.

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Example of a default site with an automated chat window
Demo Video of rich conversational content via IBM Watson Assistant
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Image 1: Adding the Watson Assistant to WordPress
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Image 2: Installing IBM Watson Assistant
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Image 3: Assistant Details and Service Credentials
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Image 4: Customize your WordPress Plugin; general behavior
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Image 5: Chat window Preview in configuration
  • Click on your Watson Assistant service name in Services list.
  • Click “Launch tool”. This button sometimes take a while to display.
  • On the tool’s page you will see Home, Skills and Assistants. Go to “Assistants” tab.
  • On the Assistants tab, call the menu of your Assistant by clicking on the “three dots” button on the right and select “View API details” in the menu. Here you should have already linked your Assistant Skill to the Assistant.
  • Copy “Assistant URL”, “Username” and “Password” values.
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IBM Watson Assistant: View API Details
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IBM Watson Assistant Credentials Page
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