Organise events quickly and conversationally with your clients as per their time zone.
“Date picker” card let you schedule an appointment with the website visitors within the conversational framework. A visitor needs to simply pick up the available date and/or time from the calendar, and voila appointment gets scheduled. Contrary to the concept of “Forms”, “Date picker” feature conversationally confirms the details with the submitter. Which in turns, enhances the customer experience.
- Trigger text
- Select type
- Date and Time
- Change the activity span
- Additional settings
- Disable weekends
- Allow skip
- Current date
- Date rolling
Trigger Text: Through this, you can request the customers to pick a date and/or time. And, after clicking on the “Trigger text”, a calendar will scroll up to get the input from the users.
Select Type: Scheduling an event for the same /specific day? Then, you can set the input type to “Time only”. Or, planning to trigger a day-full event? Then, you can select to assign “Date only”. Moreover, you can also make use of both “Date and time” if you’re planning to run a specific day/week/month long events.
Change activity span: This can be useful in case you want to schedule an event, not for a particular date and time. But, for weeks or months. You can arrange an event for any specific period of time, such as a month-long event drive can be called within the conversational framework.
Time picker setting: Sectioned into two formats, default and slot picker. You can choose to keep it in the default format, or in the “Slot picker” you can set a specific time as per the appropriateness.
Default mode: When set to date and time format, default mode will work like this.
Slot picker: It works with time, date and time functions only. Here, slots are divided into 1:00-5:00 (60 minutes each slot), 5:00-6:00 (30 minutes each slot), 6:00-7:00 (15 minutes each slot) .
Disable weekends: By enabling and disabling this feature, you can choose to skip/pick weekends in the calendar as per your choice.
Allow skip: Let the visitor skip the “Time and date” card to continue to the conversation.
Current date: Let you disable the past days, to begin an event from the current date.
Date rolling: This feature adjusts the date forward automatically as the day changes, with respect to the selected time range.
Save as attribute: Record the user input in the form of an attribute, so that you can call it whenever required.
What are the Use Cases of Date Picker Feature?
Call an appointment right from the Frontman chat screen, and advance your customer relationship. Here are a few use cases of “Date picker” feature, that will help you to understand its implementation.
Hospitality: Let your customer book a seat/hotel room/ trip/event with ease, without phone calls and forms. With this feature, you can enhance your customer service further.
Car dealers: Let your customers book a service, or schedule a test-drive within the chat window.
Hospitals: Now, it has become easy for patients to schedule a meeting with specialists/doctors without filling forms, or waiting on a telephone line.
Corporates: Get your clients onboard, or schedule an important meeting with businesses through interactive chatbot platform.
Note: Visitor can pick date or time as per their timezone. The “Date picker” card can only be placed after text or image card*.Makerobos Help Center