Chat Macro Shortcuts & API Addon

We implemented a little update yesterday evening. We would just like to point out 2 new features that might be interesting for you: Chat Macro Shortcuts and our new API Addon.

Chat Macro Shortcuts

If you’re a heavy chat user you will probably have grown accustomed to the chat macro feature. With keyboard shortcuts it is now even easier to apply chat macros during the chat.

Simply add a keyboard shortcut when creating a chat macro

You probably use 20% of the macros 80% of the time, for example the opening and closing sentences. These are perfect candidates to use the shortcuts for. Just use CTRL+ALT+Letter, e.g. CTRL+ALT+H for “Hi, how can I help you”. Note that we do not support numbers. So no CTRL+ALT+1, etc.

You still have the old overview, memorizing the combinations will be easy

API Addon

The second new feature you should know about is the API Addon. As you probably know, we have standard integrations with major helpdesk/CRM systems like Zendesk or Highrise. However if you were using your own legacy system, the situation used to be that you would have to poll our API.

API Addon Configuration

With our new API Addon this is not necessary anymore, and it makes it much easier for you to integrate. The addon is a callback API, and like our other integrations it will allow you to forward offline messages and chat transcripts to your system.

Email Data Format
Chat Data Format

To integrate you should provide a callback URL of your system or server. This is where the data from the offline messages and chat transcripts will be sent to. Check out the tutorial.