How to configure the new interface in your bot's opening hours Help Center May 29, 2023 15:38 Updated Index: Contextualization about opening hours Problem to be solved and proposed solution for opening hours Updating the human service block to receive the time setting How to configure opening hours Difference between regular hours and special hours How to configure the exit condition of your opening hours Complementary Articles Learn in this step-by-step tutorial how to configure the new interface in your bot's opening hours. With this update, now the creation and editing of service hours can be performed directly in the 'ATTENDMENT' menu, reducing the complexity of managing the functionality and giving more autonomy for the operation. Contextualization about opening hours Service hours are nothing more than the period in which the operation is available to serve its customers. It is possible to configure this time through scripts or through a plugin. Problem to be solved and proposed solution for opening hours Although there are already ways to configure service hours, the methods applied are complex and require technical skills for creation and editing. Thus, the degree of complexity of handling this feature increases, in addition to the fact that it is not possible to be assertive as to the identification of the queue to which the ticket will be directed before its creation, when checking the time using a script or plugin. Given the problem, a new interface was created, natively, so that the general creation and editing of service hours can be performed directly in the 'ATTENDMENT' menu, like the other options available on the Portal. Thus reducing the complexity of managing the functionality and giving more autonomy for the operation. Updating the human service block to receive the time setting First of all, it is necessary to understand that opening hours are one of the functionalities of the 3.0 human service block. That is, in order to start using opening hours in your operation, you need to update the human service blocks to this new version. How to configure opening hours After updating the service block, it is necessary to create the service time(s). The 'ATTENDMENT HOURS' submenu is located within the 'ATTENDANCE' menu in the Portal header. By accessing the option 'Service hours', you can create a schedule by defining its main parameters: 1 - Name and description; 2 - Queues belonging; 3 - Schedule (days and times of operation); 4 - Periods without service. Observation: logic to start at the beginning of the period and finish at the end of that period, for example: 1 day per week (from 01/01 to 01/02) 2 days per week (from 01/01 to 01/03) 3 days per week (from 01/01 to 01/04) After saving, your timetable will be created, but it will still not be working. In order for the validation of your service hours to be applied, you must INDICATE AN EXIT CONDITION in your Builder's service box. What is the difference between Regular Hours and Special Hours? Regular hours: single hours of operation, where all queues (except those with special hours) will work. Example: hours for service to Free customers, from Monday to Friday, from 08:00 to 18:00. Special Hours: Assigned to specific queues where your schedule will differ from the regular hours. Example: opening hours for Premium customer service, every day, 24 hours a day. How to configure the exit condition of your opening hours The exit condition is configured in your bot's human service block, in the 'BUILDER' menu. When selecting the human service block, you must navigate to the 'EXIT CONDITIONS' tab and locate the option '+ CONDITION FOR BUSINESS HOURS' and thus define the block to which the conversation will proceed if your service team is not available. available. With that, all you have to do is publish your bot so that the service hours start working in your operation. Complementary Articles How to set opening hours For more information, visit the discussion on the subject in our community or the videos on our channel.😃 Related articles How to update your service flow to the 3.0 human service block version How to configure service hours Sending WhatsApp Active Messages on Blip Desk How to save human service history via Blip Integration with Google Drive What Is the Dashboard?