How to Build Chatbot Menus for Your Chatbot

Written by Hasan Rizvi
Posted On Nov, 21, 2017
Chatbot Menu is an always-on user interface which helps people discover and access the core functionality of your chatbot at any point in the conversation.

How to build a Chatbot Menu?


Creating a chatbot menu is very simple. Go to Design from toolbar on the left. Click on “Chatbot Menu”.



You will see an interface to create your personalized Chatbot Menu.

There are 3 types of buttons you can create in a menu:

1. Parent
2. Action
3. Weblink


Parent Button:


A parent button acts as a container, meaning, it can contain either an action button, a weblink button or another parent button.


Weblink Button:


A weblink button contains a link to a webpage.


Action Button:


An action button can be of 4 types

Bot Says: Let your bot say something in response Initiate Story: Start an existing story Send Template: Show an existing template Plugins: Use a plugin

Levels:


There are 3 levels of the menu:

1st Level: Can have at most 3 buttons, these can be any of the three buttons mentioned above.

2nd Level: It is only available when you have a parent button in the 1stlevel. In this level, you can have at most 5 buttons.

3rd Level: It is only available when you have a parent button in the 2ndlevel. In this level, you can add only action and weblink buttons.

After creating your menu click the save button and you that’s it, you have successfully created your own chatbot menu!

How to Edit Chatbot Menu?

To edit your chatbot menu click on any button that you want to edit.

Make your desired changes and then click update button.

Click save to save your chatbot menu changes made.