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Deploy AI Chatbot

Juji AI chatbots can be deployed to a website or to a Facebook Messenger on a Facebook page.

Deploy to Website

When deploying a chatbot to a website, one can customize the web cover page. As shown below, one can edit the welcome message and configure the fields to be shown on the cover page:

  • First Name (required)
  • Last Name (optional)
  • Email (optional)

Web Deployment

Use the Generate URL button to generate a web URL. This URL can then be embedded into an email or a website for target audience.

generate URL

Two URLs are generated:

  • Test URL Give this URL to testers so that the chat data can be identified as test data easily.

  • Regular URL Use this URL for target audience.

Customize Web URL with External Data

In some cases, you may want to customize the generated chatbot URL with additional information for various purposes. For example, if you use a chatbot to conduct surveys or onboard customers, you may want to append a unique user id to the chatbot URL and send this URL to qualified participants or customers. You can also append additional information, such as source or session information, to track where the users obtained your chatbot URL.

It's super easy to pass such external information to Juji. You just need to append the information to the chatbot URL. For example, the following Juji URL is appended with ?source=email to identify that this chatbot URL will be emailed to the target audience:

In contrast, the following indicates the URL will be posted on Linkedin:

Juji will automatically capture such external information in its reports. For example, two entries below from the CSV report file show the captured source information (see how to download a CSV report).

capture external information

Deploy to Facebook Page

One can deploy a Juji chatbot to a Facebook Messenger associated with a Facebook page.

Facebook Deployment

Similar to deploying to a website, one can also edit the weclome message shown up in a Facebook Messenger. Click on the green Checklist to make a Facebook page ready to host a chatbot.

Use the blue Connect with Facebook button to deploy a chatbot. Select the page(s) you want to deploy to. Then click on the green Deploy button to complete the deployment.

Select facebook page to deploy

If there is no page listed, it means that you have not given Juji permissions to any of your Facebook pages to host your chatbots. In that case, click on the green Connect More button to select Facebook pages and give permissions. The permitted pages should then show up in the list and you can then select one or more to deploy a chatbot to.

Update Deployed Chatbot

It's possible that a chatbot needs to be updated after its deployment. For example, you may want to add a new chatbot question or update the wording of an existing chatbot request. To push the new updates to the deployment, Juji supports two types of update:

  • Update Existing Release Use the Update button on the Facebook deployment page (see below) or the one under the Manage button to push the updates to the existing chatbot. The updated chatbot will restart and reflect the changes made.

Update Facebook Chatbot

successful facebook deployment

Update Web Chatbot

Update Web AI chatbot

  • New Release Use the Connect with Facebook button or New Release button under Manage to release a new version of the chatbot. A new release version will be created.

Best Practices

How do you decide whether to update a chatbot vs. to make a new release or version of the chatbot? While the decision is completely up to you, we recommend that you normally just update a chatbot without making a new release/version of it. If you make substantial changes, such as adding questions or attributes, to a chatbot, we recommend that you make a new release of the chatbot (basically with a new version number). This is because data fields (e.g., chatbot questions or custom attributes) could be very different between two releases and you don't wish to mix the old and new data together. Making a new release will also facilitate easier comparison of audience behavior under different chatbot versions.

Note that the current Reports page shows the audience information for the most recent release/version of chatbot. If you make a new release, currently you may not be able to access the audience information for previous releases.

What's Next

Once a chatbot is deployed, you can monitor its status and the associated audience information. Please check out Report Dashboard to deploy your AI chatbot.