The Call Now Button is a good way to attract new customers. This call now button displays only on mobile since users will be able to call you directly from their phones with the tap of a finger. It’s even better than simply displaying your phone number because having a dedicated button makes the process easier and quicker for potential customers.
In this quick tip, we’ll talk about some of the reasons you might want to add a call now button to WordPress and then show you how to add the add the call now button on your website.
Why you might want to add a call now button to WordPress
It makes it easier for visitors to get in touch with you. Depending on what type of site you’re running, customer support can be crucial to keeping everyone happy. Phone calls are one of the best options if you want to make your customers feel like you value their business.
They may improve your conversion rate. Making yourself available for phone calls can encourage potential customers to trust you more, which in turn can improve your conversions.
Note: Not all website needs a call now button. Take for instance if you’re running a blog like mine, I don’t think there may be any reason to make your phone number public to your readers. If, on the other hand, you’re running a service or restaurant website, making yourself available via phone is usually a smart idea.
The Call Now Button plugin
You can add the call now button using a simple plugin that is very easy to configure.
With this plugin, you can add a call now button to your mobile site in a matter of seconds. This way, you save a lot of time and can ensure that your button is fully responsive and works as it should. Plus, you also get access to multiple customization settings, including different styles, colors, and placement options.
Enables you to add a mobile-only call now button to your website.
Works with any mobile phone app.
Provides options to help you customize the location and style of your button.
Price: The Call Now Button plugin is 100% free from the WordPress.org Plugin Directory.
How to add a call now button to your WordPress mobile website
Step #1: Click on add new plugin and search for Call Now Button
Now install and Enable the call now button and add your phone number
After activating the plugin, there are just a few small tweaks you’ll have to make to get it working properly. First, go to Settings → Call Now tab on your dashboard and tick the Enabled option next to Button Status:
This simple change will get your button working. All that’s left is to indicate the number it should call, using the field below. To avoid confusion, we recommend that you add your country code to your number, so international callers will be able to reach you as well.
When you’re done, save your changes and check out your new button by visiting your site from a mobile device:
If you like the plugin’s default button style, feel free to stop at this point.
Customize and place your call now button
To customize the call now button simply click on Advanced Settings text next to Save Changes and click on it to reveal the styling options: it’s pretty easy, just play around with it or see video tutorial for demonstration.
Please note that if you choose the Full bottom option, your button will appear as a fixed element on the bottom of your screen:
This option makes your button as visible as possible, although it also risks users clicking on it by mistake as they scroll down. Positioning your button in the bottom center of the screen is a smart compromise that makes it easy to spot but doesn’t take up too much screen real estate.
I hope after this quick tip, you now know how to easily integrate the call now button to any WordPress site. Thanks.
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