How do I set up Departments?

Placing your text chat widget on your website provides ease and convenience for your customers to reach out to your business, instantly. Now with our new feature, Departments, you can funnel your customers to specific departments, to a specific representative, or anywhere you'd like. To learn how to set up Departments on your text chat widget, follow the directions below.

Step 1: Place your text chat widget on your website

For directions on how to place your text chat widget on your website, click the button below.

Step 2: Add your departments

Now that we've installed your widget, we can add your departments to the widget.

  • Go to Settings
  • Click Departments
  • Select New Department

Add new Departments in Chekkit dashboard.

A window will appear and you will be able to enter the title of the Department and then add the users you'd like to be assigned to this department. You can have one or multiple users assigned to a department. Users assigned to a department will get an email notification that a new message was received.

Assign users to Department.

You can create multiple departments, giving your customers the opportunity to ensure the right person can help them.

Create multiple Departments.

Now your customer will be given the option to select a department before they send you a message.

Preview of what the created Departments look like.

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Hopefully, this helps you get everything running, but if you have any difficulties or other questions don't hesitate to get in touch with us at!

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