Shortcodes, Widgets & Sidebars

Widgets » Widget

The widget allows you to embed a web chat in your site.

Adding the Widget

  1. Visit to start a channel. All channels are public, including the random channels.


  1. Add the widget to one of your sidebar widget areas in the Customizer.
  2. You can choose any Title for the widget or omit it. The Channel setting must match your channel on
  3. Click Save.

Once added, chats can be started from your sidebar:


and also from the website as well:


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Adding Chat to Pages and Posts

There is also a shortcode to add chat to pages and posts. You can add a shortcode to any page or post using a shortcode block.

Copy the shortcode below and paste it on its own line in the body of a page or post. Change your channel name and choose a height that works well for your site’s design.

[tlkio channel=lobby height=800]

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