Recipe: Send messages to your customers waiting in the queue

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11 Comments

  • Oscar Maynard

    I've set up this trigger, but it's still sending the message when an agent is serving the customer?

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  • Heather Rommel
    Community Moderator
    The Product Manager Whisperer - 2021

    Hi Oscar Maynard

    I think it's colliding even though you have "Visitor served" is false. 

    You can try moving the "still on site" above Visitor served = false.

    And you  might want to add a condition to check if an Agent is assigned the chat... I don't have mine up right now but I think there's one you can add in that category if the above doesn't work.

    Sincerely,
    Heather

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  • Oscar Maynard

    Hi @..., swapping them around seems to have done the trick! Thank you :) 

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  • Heather Rommel
    Community Moderator
    The Product Manager Whisperer - 2021

    Oscar Maynard

    Thanks for circling back and letting us know it worked!

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  • Elissa Tikalsky
    Zendesk Digital Resources Team

    Hi @... and @... 

    Thanks so much for the catch and the expert assist! I've updated the article to reflect the correct (working) order!

    Thanks again

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  • Jen Cole

    Hi! The selection "Still on Site" seems to be missing from my trigger options. I am trying to do this for messaging and chat. Is this not available for messaging? If not, then is there another option? I tried leaving off "still on site" and added an action to "wait 60 seconds" and then send the message.

    This did not work because the wait is in the action and not the conditions. This means the trigger is not waiting 60 seconds before checking to see if the customer is still in the queue. Instead, the trigger sees that the visitor is requesting a chat and they haven't been helped yet and fires the trigger by starting the 60 second clock and then sending the message. Our agents are able to get to the chat in under 60 seconds and then the message pops up while they are chatting. I need the 60 second wait in the "check conditions", not in the action area. Any ideas?

    I also tried keeping the trigger only for "chat" instead of "chat and messaging" and included the "still on site" condition, but it would not fire the trigger in the web widget for messaging.

    Thanks!

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  • Dane
    Zendesk Engineering
    Hi Jen,
     
    It's possible that you are currently using Messaging that's why "Still on Site" condition is no longer available. You can check How migrating to messaging impacts Chat settings for more information.

     

     

     
    You can create a similar trigger for a proactive message by using the conditions below.
     

    By using the condition Visitor served > Is false, it will restrict the message to be sent when an agent is already serving the chat of your customers.
     
    I hope this information helped you out.
     
    Cheers,
    Dane
    Zendesk | Customer Advocate
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  • Jamal Sledge

    Hello,

    Is there a way for this trigger to be sent repeatedly while the customer is waiting in queue for a live agent? The settings for this works perfectly, but I would like for it to send every 60 seconds if a customer is waiting for an agent.

    Thanks!

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  • Dane
    Zendesk Engineering
    Hi Jamal,
     
    As it turns out, you can only send such triggers once. Making additional triggers with greater values of "Still on site" can serve as a workaround for it.
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  • Dror Sabbag

    Can the text we write into the 'send message to your visitor' be translated?

    our Customer's locale setup is DE (German) and he get to see the whole chat in German (which is great), but these automated messages we wrote on the setup remains in English.. how to translate it according to the user's locale? 

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  • Dane
    Zendesk Engineering
    Hi Dror,
     
    You will have to manually translate and enter it on the action "Send Message to Visitor". If you are supporting multiple languages you will need to create multiple triggers for it.  You will also need to add the condition "Visitor country code" on your triggers to specify to what chat sessions it will be sent.
     

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