How to create a subscription form?

If you want to create a form, go to "Subscription forms → Create subscription form.”

 

You can select a form template and edit it – or select the "Form Builder" and create your own form.

Four kinds of forms are available:

  • Embedded
  • Popup
  • Floating
  • Fixed

After defining the layout of your desired form, select the mailing list containing the subscriber information you want to use. You can choose an existing list or create a new one. You can also select several lists at the same time.

After selecting the mailing list, move to the form builder.

On the left, you see the elements that you can add to the form. In the center, you find a blank for your future form, which you will edit. On the right part of the screen – settings for all elements of the form, as well as for the form itself.

What elements can you add to the form?

  • Input

 

The input field must be named. You can enter a hint (optional) or make it mandatory. Also, you need to bind a variable to the input, the data which will be transferred from your mailing list.

  • Checkbox. You need to select a variable for the information in the checkbox. The data from the checkbox is sent to SendPulse this way: if it is checked – yes, if not checked – no.

  • Radio buttons. You need to select a variable. You also need to specify the name of the options for the radio buttons and the value that will be sent to the variable.

  • Drop-down list. You can set the name of the drop-down items here, as well as the values for each, which will be passed to the variable. Also, you can make this element a required field.

  • Text. Paste any text you like.
  • Image. Insert any picture. The maximum size is 600 x 600 pixels, and the weight should not exceed 1 Mb.

 All the above items are edited in one style:

  • Width
  • Background
  • Border
  • Round corners
  • Shift

 

After you have created the form design, go to the settings. You can get to settings by clicking "Options" in the upper right corner.

You can see four tabs here:

  • Data and type of the form
  • Notification about subscription
  • Text of the confirmation email
  • Confirmation page

Data and type of the form

In this tab, you can name your form, select the mailing list, specify the language for notifications and errors, and determine the type of form. Each type will have its own settings.

You can set the display condition for popups:

  • On page load
  • On button click
  • When scrolling to a part of the page
  • When cursor leaves the page

Notification about subscription

This message appears after a user fills out the form and clicks the "Subscribe" button.

In the notification text, indicate that the subscriber needs to confirm the subscription; otherwise, he will not receive emails.

Text of the confirmation email

After subscribing, a user is sent an email with a request to confirm the subscription. In this tab, you can change the from address, the subject line, and also the text. Remember that you need to specify the {{LINK}} tag in the message text, where a link will be substituted for the subscription confirmation.

Confirmation page

The page to which a new subscriber is redirected after clicking the confirmation link. You can choose if it will be a system (standard) page or a page from your site (you need to specify the URL of this page).

After you've set up everything, you need to click "Apply changes." And then "save and get the code."

That's all! Put the code on your site and collect subscribers.

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