Hide or Disable Chat on Your Website
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You can hide the Tidio chat widget when you're offline in your Tidio panel or hide it permanently regarding your status.


In this article, you'll learn:


Hide the Chat when Offline


To hide the chat when you're offline in your Tidio panel, go to Settings > Channels > Live Chat > Appearance > Widget Visibility and toggle on the appropriate options.



Disable the Chat Permanently


To disable the chat widget permanently on your website, go to the Settings > Channels > Appearance section. Then, scroll down to the Widget Visibility settings and choose one of the options for displaying the widget on your website. Untoggle the Display Widget toggle to hide the widget it entirely for all website visitors. 


See what each option means in the Chat Visibility settings: 


Both on mobile and desktop devices 

The chat will be displayed on every page of your website (on desktop and mobile devices).

Display only on desktop devices

The chat will be only visible to users who open your website on their desktop computers.

Display only on mobile devices 

The chat will be only visible to users who opened your website through their mobile devices.



Hide on specific pages


When you decide to use the Hide on specific pages option - a new window will appear to select the pages on which the Tidio chat will no longer be displayed. You can choose not to display the widget on mobile or desktop pages.



Disable for Exact URL Address


If you wish to hide the Tidio chat widget on specific pages, you'll need to put their URL addresses individually into the website's field and click add



To save the settings, click on the X button and scroll down to the bottom of the page to click on the Save button.

 

Disable for Address Contains


If you would like to disable the chat widget on pages that include the same phrase in the website's link - that's the option for you. It allows you to hide the chat widget on more than just one page within a minute. 


To hide the widget on pages with a phrase that the website address contains -  insert the keyword into the box marked below and click Add. To confirm, click on X in the top-right corner:


 

Example


Let's say we want to hide the Tidio widget inside all the Help Center articles from the Chatbots category. In this case, I will include the link www.help.tidio.com/chatbots in the page field, mark it as Address contains, and click on the add button. Now, the chat widget will be visible in all the other Help Center articles but not inside the articles about Chatbots. 


To save the settings, click on the X button and scroll down to the bottom of the page to click on the Save button. 



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