Measuring visitor satisfaction with chat rating

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  • Jess Hargett

    Is there a way to differentiate widgets between brands,; turning off one rating ability and leaving the other on. In our case, one team often follows up after chat is ended so we want to wait to have the ability to rate it until the issue is resolved. The other team is more transactional. 


    Thank you!

  • Dane
    Zendesk Engineering
    Hi Muhamad,
    Based on Enabling and viewing chat rating the rating should be sent whenever a chat has ended or set to Solved by the agent. If the behavior on your end is different, contact support directly and we'll be glad to help.
  • Dawn Anderson


    When a customer rates negative on email csat they can choose from one of preset reasons, is there a reason this is not available on chat please?



  • Benjamin


    I implemented this chat (classic) on android and ios mobile app. and I realized that this satisfaction rating will not automatically sent to user when the chat end, but our agent need to click the "Request Rating" button. 

    The question is : 
    1. Can we automatically send the request rating when the chat ends ?. just like on web widget classic
    2. let's just say the first question can't be done, can I change the satisfaction field to Offered when the agent click the "Request Rating" button ?. because when i click the "Request rating" button, and the user didn't choose any rating, the satisfaction field remains Unoffered. So it's difficult to us to get the number of percentage of response rate
    Total Responded Survey / Total Survey Sent. 

    Or, can we make this click on "Request rating" button a Condition on Trigger so we can change the Satisfaction field with a trigger when agent clicked that button.

    Thank you

  • James Byrne



    Is it possible to add a tag when a chat rating is received in Chat? 

  • Dave Jensen

    Is it possible to allow the visitor to rate the chat only when the chat has concluded? We're hoping to disable the rating option that is visible and able to be clicked throughout the chat and only allow it to populate once the agent or visitor has ended the chat

  • Gabriel Manlapig
    Zendesk Customer Care
    Hi Dave,
    We did find one option that might or might not be what you had in mind for hiding the CSAT offering during chats. Using this API call, you can set the rating to false, which would hide the rating during the chat itself.
    Here's what that API code would be for this use case:
    zE('webWidget', 'updateSettings', {
    webWidget: {
    chat: {
    profileCard: {
    rating: false

    This allows CSAT Rating to only populate once the agent or visitor has ended the chat. I hope this helps!
  • Benjamin

    Hi Dane,


    Thank you for the response.

    Yeah, I mean, on the Web Widget (Classic), the End-user can see the rating on top ridge side and after the chat ended.

    But this behavior won't work on mobile application. 

    as we can see, the widget is like this. 

    No rating requested from the agent. 

    How to automate this rating when chat ended or how to show the rating just like on the web.

    Thank you

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  • Dion
    Zendesk Customer Care
    Hi Jess,

    Each brand will have its own messaging widget and flow builder which you can customize. If you you do not want to have the survey enabled for one of your brands, you can simply deactivate the survey trigger or customize the survey trigger and include the condition brand > is not > (brand name) like this:

    Please see these articles for more information:
    Enabling Web Widgets for multiple brands
    Disabling CSAT in messaging

    Hope this helps!

  • Dave Dyson

    Hi Dawn,

    I don't know that I can answer the "why" question aside from it's just not something that's been prioritized, but here are a couple of workarounds we can offer -- both rely on the Chat-Support ticket integration.

    The first solution could be to turn off the CSAT option in Chat and rely on the Support trigger to send the CSAT survey on the ticket created automatically from the chat after it ends.

    The second option could be to keep the CSAT rating option turned on in Chat and create a trigger in Support to send a followup on the ticket when the ticket channel is Chat and the rating is bad. This would give you and the customer the option to followup on the negative rating.

  • Jason Schaeffer
    Zendesk Customer Care
    Hi James,

    A Good Satisfaction within chat will not automatically add a tag. However you could create this tag and then when a Good Satisfaction is s received you can create a shortcut that would add the Tag to the Chat. You can find more about that below:


    I hope that helps!

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