This article would explain all the steps you need to follow to get started with WhatsApp Chatbots with Tars.
Here is the process for getting started with WhatsApp chatbots:
Apply for WhatsApp business account: We will be helping you out with the business verification process. Getting a WABA account through us is very easy and you just need to provide some information about your business and the required profile. Check out this article which has the form and steps for WABA account verification.
Once we submit the details, it will take 7-14 days to verify your facebook business account.
Get your Facebook Business Account Verified: Once we have submitted the details, they will do a verification of your Facebook business account and will send a request to allow sending messages on your behalf. This article explains the steps to be followed.
Once you have accepted "sending messages on your behalf", we will ask you for a convenient time slot to receive an otp in your WABA business number. Once you share the otp with us, we will start with the process of configuring your number with WABA APIs.
Configure your Web Bot as a WhatsApp chatbot: Once the WABA number is configured, we will share your WABA account details with you. Once you get those, it is very easy to configure your web bot to a WhatsApp chatbot. This article explains how to configure any bot to be used as a WhatsApp chatbot.