Telegram is probably one of the most popular messenger apps in the 21st century. It’s powerful, fast and encrypted. Luckily, Telegram has an open API that allows anyone to use it and connect their apps to it.
In this article, we would like to introduce 11 best Telegram plugins for WordPress. Previously, we introduced the best WhatsApp plugins for WordPress.
- 1. WP Telegram
- 2. WP Telegram Pro
- 3. Replain
- 4. Channel Widget for Telegram
- 5. WP Two Factor Authentication with Telegram
- 6. Telegram for WP
- 7. Telegram Bot & Channel
- 8. WPUpper Share Buttons
- 9. Telegram Chat Plugin for WordPress
- 10. TGomatic – Telegram Bot
- 11. Telegram notifications for WooCommerce
1. WP Telegram
The first plugin on our list is WP Telegram that comes with a collection of plugins. This collection is considered to be the best telegram plugins for WordPress that fully connects your website to this popular messenger.
This plugin has over 10 thousand active installations. Besides, they have a dedicated support channel in Telegram and you can simply contact them should you face any problems.
Whenever your post gets published on the website it automatically gets sent to a Telegram’s channel, group or private chat and this is the major feature of this plugin. The second key feature of this plugin is the ability to schedule a specific post.
This plugin is fully compatible with the WooCommerce e-commerce plugin and with it, you can monetize your Telegram channel and keep it up-to-date. The WooCommerce plugin works in a unique way, whenever there is a sale, it notifies you on Telegram.
The second plugin in this collection is WP Telegram Widget and Join Link. This plugin enables you to use the shortcode or the widget provided in the plugin and add your Telegram channel to your website. The WP Telegram uses an Ajax widget to display your Telegram’s channel on WordPress and encourage visitors to join it.
The messages sent to Telegram are visible in the WordPress Dashboard and deleted users will automatically get deleted from the website as well. Besides, this plugin is fully responsive and compatible with the Gutenberg editor.
The last plugin in the WP Telegram collection is WP Telegram Login & Register. This plugin enables Telegram users to use their accounts and register or login on your website.
Also, whenever you send a mass email to your registered users, those who have used their Telegram account to register on your website will receive a notification on Telegram.
One of the reasons people hate signing up on websites is the long process of the initial registration.
First, they have to sign up and wait for an activation email that prolongs the whole process. By using this plugin, there is no need to fill in a form, visitors can register only by using their Telegram accounts.
WP Telegram Pro is the next plugin on our best Telegram plugins for WordPress list. With the help of this plugin, you can connect WordPress to Telegram, this includes user profiles as well.
WP Telegram Pro comes with a few shortcodes as well. These shortcodes can be used to display the number of registered users on your telegram channel.
This plugin is compatible with the WooCommerce and you can post your services or products on Telegram with a personalized bot. Besides, all purchase status will be sent to users in Telegram via a notification.
WP Telegram Pro is compatible with the latest version of WordPress and it can automatically publish your posts. However, you can manually do this step as well. In addition, WP Telegram Pro is compatible with news, forms, security and page builders.
Replain is one of the best Telegram plugins for WordPress. Its sole purpose is to simplify the process of interacting with your customers. The messages that customers send to you will be forwarded to your Telegram or Facebook Messenger, this allows you to respond to them very quickly.
There is no need to install any other plugins. All of this is taken care of with the Replain plugin. This is a feature-heavy plugin. You can connect unlimited operators and connect them to your clients. Also, you can add template answers and use them to respond to your clients as soon as they ask a question.
In addition, you can set your online status based on the working hours set in the plugin. Replain is fully customizable as well. You can change the appearance, logo, and colors in the configuration.
By placing a button or a link next to texts, menus or even to an image, you can redirect users to Telegram and have a one-one chat with them.
As we mentioned above, Telegram has an open-source API and you can use their API to display channel posts on WordPress and vice-versa. The Channel Widget for Telegram is designed specifically for this purpose.
By activating the TGCH_BOT on both your website and Telegram, you can publish the latest posts from the Telegram channel into WordPress.
If security is important to you and most of the users on your website use Telegram, then we highly recommend using the WP Two Factor Authentication with Telegram. As you can probably tell by its name, it adds the Two-factor Authentication feature to WordPress.
Installing and configuring this plugin is very simple and it can be downloaded either from the official WordPress website or WordPress Dashboard. By installing and using this plugin, you add another layer of security to your website and there’s no need to configure SMS or CAPTCHA authentication. By using this plugin, users can easily enter the website.
Once this plugin is activated on WordPress, each user could activate or deactivate this ability from their profile in WordPress and if there’s any problem, a notification will be sent to the admin.
Number 6th on our best Telegram plugins for WordPress is Telegram for WP. This plugin sends a notification to you whenever a user signs up on the website or comments are waiting to be approved.
Besides, Telegram for WP sends the email to your Telegram whenever an email gets sent from your WordPress website. Also whenever a user sends a message via the contact us page, it will be sent to your Telegram ID.
The plugin hasn’t been updated for the latest 3 major updates of WordPress. However, it still works perfectly fine and fully compatible with the WooCommerce plugin. Meaning you can share any products or services you sell on the website to Telegram.
Much like other plugins mentioned on our list, the Telegram for WP plugin can also share your posts on channels, groups and even private messages in Telegram.
Currently, this plugin has over 4000 active installations and despite it being not updated for the latest 3 major updates of WordPress, it’s still compatible with the latest version.
Telegram bots are actually accounts operated by software. These accounts have AI features and can be controlled with the Telegram Bot & Channel plugin. You can use them for searching, sharing a post or reminding users of an event.
Much like other Telegram plugins mentioned on our list, this plugin can share posts to Telegram channels, groups, and even private messages. You can even schedule posts and have them published on a specific date and time to your Telegram channel.
The Telegram Bot & Channel algorithms enable you to respond to messages anywhere you are. Besides, you can use templates to respond to messages whenever you are busy.
Keep in mind, due to limitations Telegram has implemented on bots, you need to have an SSL certificate to manage a Telegram bot. If you’re not connected to HTTPS yet, simply choose Botpress.org in plugin options.
The WP Upper Share Button plugin is designed to share your website posts on different social media platforms like Facebook, WhatsApp, Twitter, LinkedIn, Telegram, etc. and by using widgets provided to you by the plugin, you can add social media button to your website.
The WPUpper Share Buttons creates a table to store the sharing number of your posts on different social media platforms. In addition, it enables you the share button before or after a post; or you can have both.
This plugin is compatible with the latest version of WordPress and currently has over 10,000 active installations.
Telegram Chat is the next plugin on our list that you can use to interact with your customers. When users visit your website, after a while, the Telegram chat will be displayed to them. With this ability, you can draw users in and turn them into clients. This is a great way to increase your conversion rate.
You can also display the chat for a specific group. This plugin offers pre-purchase chat; this is a great opportunity to convince your potential customers and convert them into customers.
The appearance is customizable and you can personalize it based on your brand. In addition, the Telegram Chat plugin has a very friendly user-interface that requires no coding knowledge to work with. Everything is done via widgets and shortcodes.
This plugin is fully compatible with the Gutenberg editor and you can use it to add live chat to your website.
TGomatic enables you to send messages from WordPress to Telegram channels or groups. In addition, you can share your posts on Telegram.
Besides, TGomatic enables you to schedule posts for Telegram. In this mode, there is no need to manually share every single post on Telegram, everything will be done automatically via the plugin.
The Telegram notifications for WooCommerce plugin is a plugin designed to work with WooCommerce. By installing and activating this plugin you get messages on Telegram whenever someone makes a purchase on your website.
Working with this plugin is very simple and it fully supports WPML tools. Telegram notifications for WooCommerce is fully compatible with the latest version of WooCommerce and WordPress.
In this article, we introduced the best Telegram plugins for WordPress. Some of the plugins mentioned above are free to use and some of them are premium. As always, you have to choose which plugin suits your budget and works best with your website.