Getting Started with Volt Vectors: An Overview and Easy Setup Guide

Getting Started with Volt Vectors: An Overview and Easy Setup Guide

Introduction #

Welcome to our tutorial on Volt Vectors, a powerful tool for creating a retrieval LLM chat. This guide will walk you through the various options available in Volt Vectors and demonstrate how to set up a retrieval chat. This is a guide if you are new to Volt Vectors and designed to provide you with a clear, step-by-step process.

Getting Started with Volt Vectors #

Activation and Initial Setup #

  1. Activate Volt Vectors: Begin by activating Volt Vectors from your plugin section.
  2. Explore the Options Tab: This is your starting point. Here you’ll find:
    • Getting Started Guides: Useful for beginners.
    • Embeddings and Vector Profiles: Set up how embeddings are created and stored.
    • LN Profiles: Connect to services like OpenAI.
    • Help Tab: Access more videos and guides.
    • License Section: Add your license keys for updates on Volt Vectors Pro.
    • System Info: Essential for troubleshooting.

Creating Profiles #

  1. Create a New Profile: Name it (e.g., “tutorial”).
  2. Choose a Service: Select OpenAI as a service provider.
  3. Embedding Options: Choose ‘Text embedding A to Z’ for creating embeddings.
  4. API Key: Obtain and enter your API key. A link is provided for convenience.
  5. Storage: Opt for a simple MySQL system for storing embeddings.
  6. Save Your Settings: Ensure all settings are as needed and save your profile.

Generating Embeddings #

  1. Navigate to Embeddings Section: Here you can view existing embeddings.
  2. Create New Embedding: Select ‘tutorial’ profile for this process.
  3. Metadata and Profiles: Adjust metadata if needed and confirm the profile.
  4. Namespace Requirement: Add a namespace (e.g., “tutorial”) for organization.
  5. Publishing: Generate tokens, review the estimated cost, and publish your embedding.

Creating a Retrieval Chat #

  1. Access the Chat Section: Start by creating a new chat named “tutorial”.
  2. Set Up Options:
    • Namespace Context: Choose the appropriate namespace.
    • Profiles: Set to default or as per your requirement.
    • Restrictions and Style: Leave as default or adjust as needed.
  3. Integrate into Your Platform: Use the provided shortcode in the classic or block editor.
  4. Test Your Chat: Open in a new window to ensure it functions as intended.

Conclusion and Additional Resources #

Congratulations! You’ve successfully set up a retrieval chat using Volt Vectors. To delve deeper into each setting and explore advanced features, check out the individual videos and guides in the help section. This tutorial serves as a foundation, but there’s much more to learn and experiment with in Volt Vectors.

Remember, Volt Vectors is a versatile tool, and mastery of its features can significantly enhance your chat service’s efficiency and responsiveness. Keep exploring, and don’t hesitate to refer to the additional resources for more advanced techniques and tips.


This tutorial aimed to provide a clear and concise guide for setting up a basic retrieval chat using Volt Vectors. As you become more familiar with the tool, you’ll discover many more ways to optimize and customize your chat services. Happy chatting!