Author: thedebuggers

Implement Facebook Instant Articles using PHP SDK

Facebook Instant Article is immensely popular these days. With Instant articles, publisher can create fast, interactive articles on Facebook. In addition to this, Instant Article is a great way to monetize article.

Problem with RSS feed is it takes time to load new articles as it depends on FB end solely to fetch new articles from RSS. Sometimes, it may take long time to fetch which results in loss of revenue.

In this article, we came up with integrating Facebook Instant Articles using PHP SDK.

Subscribe users to MailChimp List using PHP

Instead of using form provided by MailChimp, we can integrate MailChimp subscription to our website using API. All you need is a MailChimp Account and a MailChimp List.

Subscribing users to MailChimp List is quite simple using MailChimp API v3. Here’s the step by step guide to add subscriber with PHP and cURL.

Drag and Drop ajax file upload using DropzoneJS and PHP

Do you want to implement drag and drop AJAX file upload? It has never been easier. With DropzoneJS and PHP, it is super easy.

DropzoneJS or Dropzone.js is a lightweight open source javascript library that provides drag-and-drop file uploads with image previews.

We will begin this post with basic installation of DropzoneJS. Then, we will do basic file handling on the server. And then finally we will check some important configuration options provided by DropzoneJS.

Sending structured message and keyboard menu in Viber chat bot

In the previous post on building Viber Chat Bot, we provided you with set of code for receiving message from users and deliver normal text messages. Rather than just replying text, we can also send complex messages. So we came up with this article to fulfill this gap.

This time, we will be sending structured message to the user including keyboard menu, pictures and links as well.

Add Persistent Menu and Buttons to your messenger bot

In my previous post on building Facebook Messenger Chat Bot using PHP, I showed how to build a simple chat bot that responds back with text message. Now that we have a Bot, it’s time to personalize it. We can make it more user friendly as well as visually appealing by adding features like Persistent Menu, Get Started Button and Greeting Text.

Build a Complete Viber Chat Bot in 6 simple steps

Chat Bot is very popular these days. With Chat Bot, you can connect to your customers with Deeper Interactions and grow your business. In this post, I am going to share how to develop Viber Chat Bot in 6 simple steps using PHP. 1. Create Public Account in Viber To get started, first of all, […]

Introduction to JSON (JavaScript Object Notation)

JSON (JavaScript Object Notation) is an open-standard lightweight data-interchange format that uses human-readable text to transmit data objects consisting of attribute–value pairs. It is subset of JavaScript. It uses conventions that are familiar to programmers of the C family of languages like C, C++, C#, Java, JavaScript, Perl, Python.

How to build Facebook Messenger Chat Bot using PHP

Nowadays, Chat Bot is very demanding topic. There are several platforms which enable us to interact with people through conversations. Facebook Messenger Platform is one of them. With Messenger Platform, we can personalize conversation with Users or Customers of Facebook Page. Instead of using traditional auto response message, we use facebook messenger chat bot.

By using Messenger Chat Bot, we have possibilities to enhance user experience by communicating one to one with tailored and useful message.

This is step by step guide to build a simple Facebook Messenger Chat Bot using PHP.