At the top of your base template add:

{% load intercom_tags %}

And just before the </body> tag add:

{% intercom_js user %}

And if you want a feedback/support link, put:

<a id="Intercom" href="#">Support</a>

somewhere (e.g. in your nav bar) as explained by the documentation.

In your settings file set INTERCOM_APP_ID and optionally (if you use a user hash for security) INTERCOM_USER_HASH_KEY with the values provided by

Custom Data lets you send custom, per-user data to its site. django-intercom lets individual apps contribute what custom data they want to provide.

If you have an INTERCOM_APPS setting, it should be a list of apps that have an intercom module in them containing a custom_data function. This function should take a user and return a dictionary to be sent to as custom data.

For example, if you have an app called foo with a Foo model, you might add:


to your settings and then in foo/ have:

from foo.models import Foo

def custom_data(user):
    return {
        "foo_count" : Foo.objects.filter(user=user).count(),