Integrate RSS Feed with Chatbot

Written by usamanoman
Posted On Mar, 09, 2017
I this tutorial we would show you how can you create your chatbot with your RSS Feed. RSS Feed is a dynamic feed created based on your website’s content. Usually platforms like Magento, WordPress, and Drupal provide the RSS Feed by default, sometimes you might have to enable it from your admin panel but most of the times it works. Different platforms have different ways to general your RSS Feed URL, such as WordPress uses a format which is similar to this link given blow. https://{your-website-name}/feed The first step is to figure out your Feed URL. Once you know your feed URL, you can link it with any story, template or even menu via our plugin. Here is an example of linking RSS Feed with a story, and you should be able to think of tons of different ways to use it dynamically with entities and template as well.

Step 1 – Create a story.

Create a story you want to link your RSS Feed with. For this tutorial, I am linking it with beauty products in my store.

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Step 2 – Link RSS Feed via the Plugin

So far we haven’t integrated our RSS Plugin in our story yet. Click the “Plugins” icon, and you will find out all the available plugins Botsify support. You will also find out the RSS Plugin in the list. Use RSS plugin and paste your RSS Feed URL. Scrrenshot12 Scrrenshot3 If successfully integrated your story should look like this. Screenshot 14

Step 3 – Try it out!

Now go back to your chatbot in facebook messenger, and type. “Beauty Products” to trigger this story. You will find out the bot fetches correct results from your RSS feed, with image or a default one and push that in the messenger. Picture2