In several application you have seen some chats who replies very fast at anytime when you message you. It responds you immediately. This is actually handled by chatbots. To provide customer, clients 24*7 service, sometimes chatbots works.
Inside this article we will see chatbot conversation integration in laravel 8 using botman. Botman is a composer package. After installation automatically it will provide the interface of chat and it’s internal functions.
We need to install botman and botman-driver composer package.
Here, we will see the step by step guide to work with Botman chatbot in laravel 8.
Table of Contents
- Installation of Laravel 8 Application
- Install Botman and Botman Driver
- Create Configuration File (Optional)
- Create Controller
- Create Conversation Class File
- Add Route
- Create Blade File
- Application Testing
Let’s get started.
By using composer
Alternatively, we can also install Laravel by Composer command create-project. If your system doesn’t has Composer Installed, Click here to Install Composer ? Here is the complete command to create a laravel project-
$ composer create-project --prefer-dist laravel/laravel blog
After following these steps we can install a Laravel 8 application into system.
Install Botman and Botman Driver
To get the functions of chatbot, next we need to install botman into laravel setup.
Open project in terminal and run this command.
composer require botman/botman
After installation of this package, next run this command to install botman driver.
composer require botman/driver-web
Create Configuration File (Optional)
These steps are optional. These configuration file for driver and cache.