Let's integrate our UIKIT in few minutes
#SDK UIKit for React
Mirrorfly UIKit Sdk is a set of prebuilt UI components that allows you to easily integrate an in-app chat with all the essential messaging features.
The requirements for chat SDK for React Web App are:
- React Version 16.0 or above
- Node Version v14.17.4 or above
#Things to be Noted Before Making a Start
#SDK License Key
Before integrating CONTUS MirrorFly Chat SDK, you need to have a SDK license key for your MirrorFly application. This SDK needs to be authenticated by the MirrorFly server using the license key for further processing.
Follow the below steps to get your license key:
Step 1: Let’s Create an Account - Sign up into MirrorFly Console page (https://console.mirrorfly.com/register) for free MirrorFly account
Step 2: Create an account with your basic details including your name, organization details, work email, and contact number
Step 3: Once you’re in! You get access to your MirrorFly account ‘Overview page’ where you can find a license key, link to download UIKIT, and Api base Url.
#Integrate the Chat SDK for React
Install mirrorfly-uikit (https://www.npmjs.com/package/mirrorfly-uikit) npm package by terminal command 'npm i mirrorfly-uikit'. Now the node_modules will have a mirrorfly-uikit folder and package.json is added with the mirrorfly-uikit dependency.
Step 1: Create a new React project or Open an existing project.
Step 2: Open terminal and install mirrorfly-uikit with npm command 'npm i mirrorfly-uikit' and check package.json whether the dependency is added with mirrorfly-uikit as mentioned below.
Step 3: Import ChatApp component from the mirrorfly-uikit package in node modules.
Step 4: Import bundle.css from the mirrorfly-uikit package in node modules .
licenseKey details can get it from the 'Overview' section in the mirrorfly Console dashboard.
|licenseKey||set your licence key|
|userIdentifier||set your phoneNumber|
|apiUrl||set your base url|
#Custom Chat Conversation
If you need chat conversation page alone initialize customconversation in ChatApp component.
#Web SDK Methods
We can also import Web SDK methods from "mirrorfly-uikit/dist" below code snippet is example to import SDK methods.
Note :By using Web SDK methods you can use prime functionality of mirrorfly outside of Uikit.
#Other Framework Integration
Note :You can also integrate the chat SDK for Angular and VueJs Framework.
#Initializing the chat Conversation
Note : Recent Search chat feature is not available for your easy plan then it will not display in Recent Chat Screen in Mirrorfly-Uikit.You can now run the application with single React Component. To send a message, you must first start a conversation by clicking on the add new chat icon Then, you can select the user you wish to chat from your contact list.