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List of Free 3rd Party JavaScript Widgets for Online Stores

Your online store is major arsenal in your quest to sell online. But as store owners, you are constantly on the lookout for tools and features that enhance your online store that little bit, be it integrated live chat or social sharing buttons.

There are a lot of 3rd party JavaScript widgets that can be easily embedded onto online stores. Apart from extending functionality of your stores, they also help you sell more by driving more traffic and revenue to your stores.

But there is a catch, especially for small businesses. Money! These 3rd party tools although offer you a free trial, are a costly affair if you decide to take them on. Then what’s the alternative? Free 3rd party tools! Yes yes, there are plenty out there.

Below is a consolidated of third part JavaScript widgets that can be easily embedded on your online store, even if you don’t have extensive technical knowledge. 

Marketing and Sales Tools: 

Marketing and sales are your revenue generators. Integrate these wicked tools to your online store and see the magic!

1. PunchTab: A cool marketing tool, once integrated, lets you reward your customers with offers and discounts in exchange for social media likes or tweets.

2. Justuno Social Bribery: Bribe your customers to take social media actions like Facebook likes or email subscription in return of instant discounts with JustUno!

3. Commerce Sciences: Offers smart behavioral targeted custom messages to visitors, email subscription form and more for your store.

4. Wibiya: An elegant widget which lets you give customized messages to each visitor and encourages them to take actions favorable to you. It can also be used to display new discounts or offers with a button linking to a desired page.

5. SpringMetrics Twitter Offers:  Put up custom messages with a tweet button to let customers unlock discounts when they tweet about your store.

6. AddThis: Welcome your visitors with discounts and bring a smile on their face by putting up a welcome bar at the top of your online store with a button to desired page.

7. HelloBar: Drive more attention to your most important website content with Hello Bar. Be it capturing leads, promoting blog posts, selling products or social media sharing.

8. GoingUp Weebar: Use Weebar to put up a customizable and nifty message bar that seamlessly drops down from the top of your web page.

9. SurveyMonkey: SurveyMonkey is the world’s most popular online survey tool. Create surveys on the fly and embed them on your online store to collect responses from your visitors. Be it polls, questionnaires, customer feedback or market research.

Customer Support and Feedback Tools:

Customer support and feedback tools are a means to retain customers.

1. Dropifi: Give people a means to enquire on products, sales or about anything on your store with customized enquiry forms.

2. KodeCRM: Another tool to address your customer support needs, Kodecrm offers live chat solutions for your online store.

3. Joi.IM: A unique live chat tool which lets people to chat with their friends and family directly from your site. This increases referral traffic and time spent on site which might lead to increased buying.

4. Skype: Do away with all other live chats and provide a much more personalized service by adding a Skype button to your online store. Let people directly text or call you through Skype.

How to Add these JavaScript Codes to the Online Store?

For Zepo powered online stores, you can add these tools through the Third Party JavaScript Code feature under Advanced Features on your Zepo dashboard.

On your Third Party Tool dashboard:

1. Edit the tool according to your liking.

2. Copy the JavaScript code that needs to be embedded on your online store.

3. Paste the code to a Notepad file.

On your Zepo dashboard: 

4. Login to your Zepo dashboard

5. Go to Advanced Features under Setting.

6. Scroll down to the Third Party JavaScript Code feature.

7. Paste the JavaScript embed code in the text box on the left (that you have saved in the Notepad file above).

8. Click Save.

What else can be embedded through JavaScript, apart from tools?

These tools are a add-on to extend functionality of your online store. But, the 3rd party JS functionality is not limited to tools. There is a lot more than can be embedded into your stores, through the same feature.

1. Badges: Do you support an NGO, a social campaign or any other initiative that you are proud of? Put up a badge of the same on your online store and spread the awareness.

2. Verifications: Verify your Pinterest account by uploading the Pinterest verification code onto your website. A red check mark will appear on your Pinterest photos indicating that you indeed own the website, which lends to your credibility.

3. Advertisement Tracking Codes: Do you run Google ads or any other third party affiliate marketing programs? You can easily embed tracking codes on your website through the JavaScript functionality.

Have we missed out any? Do you know any more such useful tools? Do let us know so that we can keep adding to this list.

Happy Selling!!!

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  • Hi Sanjib,

    Please write into our Support team at support@zepo.in. They’ll help resolve the issue faster for you.

  • Thank you. We will look into it and proceed accordingly 🙂

  • Hi Rushab,

    At Zepo we provide a live chat feature right on any Zepo store. This is powered by Zopim Chat.

  • Hi Princess,

    Our source code is not open, hence you won’t be able to see the JS of the homepage. However, if you’d like to add your own, you can do so through the 3rd Party JS Code Advanced Feature.

  • Hi Kalai,

    We’ve created a new ticket on our support panel for this request. Our support team should be getting in touch with you shortly.

    • kalai

      I hope you will be telling positive result.

    • kalai

      I hope you will be telling positive result for my query.I will be happy If you make it soon.

  • kalai

    I added adsense code and i need to display at the header and also at the sidebar.Please help me..

  • Divjot

    Do you support jQuery widgets? Or we have to add it ourselves ?

    • Hi Divjot,

      We do support jQuery widgets. The same can be added through the third party javascript feature under Advanced Features on the Zepo dashboard.