Best practices for including links in your campaigns

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KarlF68
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Is there a way to Link a button to a "WhatsApp" PHONE or chat? - KEF

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William_A
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Hello @KarlF68 ,

 

Based on prior times this question has been brought up, you can link a button in a way that can work with the WhatsApp API and accessing it via a mobile device. Essentially, you'd just set up a bit of text, an image, or a button. From my understanding, the link to go directly to messaging you through WhatsApp should be: https://api.whatsapp.com/send?phone= , then add your WA phone number with the country code after the = sign.

 

A basic example of a button link would have this kind of setup:

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I've also found some sources that say you can find a way to "share" your profile through the following process: 

  1. Open WhatsApp
  2. Menu > Settings > Account > Email & Contacts.
  3. Your account URL will be listed next to "WhatsApp Web."

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I don't use WhatsApp, and I was having trouble finding any official support info on this directly from WhatsApp support, so you may need to experiment a bit to find what works best for your needs.

 

See also:

Text links

Image links

Button links


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William A
Community & Social Media Support

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William_A
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Hello @KarlF68 ,

 

Based on prior times this question has been brought up, you can link a button in a way that can work with the WhatsApp API and accessing it via a mobile device. Essentially, you'd just set up a bit of text, an image, or a button. From my understanding, the link to go directly to messaging you through WhatsApp should be: https://api.whatsapp.com/send?phone= , then add your WA phone number with the country code after the = sign.

 

A basic example of a button link would have this kind of setup:

Capture.PNG

---

I've also found some sources that say you can find a way to "share" your profile through the following process: 

  1. Open WhatsApp
  2. Menu > Settings > Account > Email & Contacts.
  3. Your account URL will be listed next to "WhatsApp Web."

---

I don't use WhatsApp, and I was having trouble finding any official support info on this directly from WhatsApp support, so you may need to experiment a bit to find what works best for your needs.

 

See also:

Text links

Image links

Button links


~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
William A
Community & Social Media Support
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