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How do I create a Landing Page?

In this tutorial you will learn:


How to Create an Opt-in Page

    1. Start be navigating to the “Landing Pages” tab in the left-hand sidebar of your dashboard
    2. Select “Build A Single Page” from the top right hand corner
    3. Next, select what style page you would like to build. You can preview the page by hovering over your selection and click the eye icon. There are several different styles of templates to choose from:
      • Flat Popup Opt-in Page – Used for a two step Opt-in, the user will go through an extra step to submit their information
      • Opt-in Page – Common opt-in page, where users enter email and name
      • Video Sales Page – Includes a section where you can embed a video
      • Countdown Timer – Has a countdown timer included on page
      • Survey Page – Allows you to conduct a survey or quiz before the user is able to submit their information
      • Thank You Page – After a user opts-in, you may want to forward them to a Thank You Page
    4. Enter a page name (This will only be seen by you), and edit the URL slug if needed, both of these can be edited later                                 
    5. Once you have selected a page it is time to edit it. Here is a run through of the different tools you can find in the left-hand sidebar:
      • Grids – Allows you to place rows and columns of sections to add content (text, images, videos, and etc.)
      • Title – Creates a headline text block
      • Paragraph – Creates a text block of smaller text
      • Images – Allows you to add an image, and hyperlink that image
      • Videos – Allows you to add a video through a YouTube like or custom embed code
      • Forms – This button will only show if you have already created a form in the Integrations Section
      • Buttons – Add a button to your page to redirect a user to a URL
      • Settings – We will go over this in the next section
      • Background Image – Allows you to change the background image of the page
    6.  After designing your page, you will need to make sure it is connected to a list, see how to check the settings of your page in the next section

Landing Page Settings

In this section, we will cover the “Settings” tab inside of the Landing Page creator. Inside of the Settings tab, you will be able to control the most important aspects of your Landing Page.

  1. Select a Landing Page to edit, or create a Landing Page
  2. Navigate to the “Settings” tab in the left-hand sidebar
  3. You will first see a section where you are able to edit the Page Name and Url-slug you chose when setting up the page
  4. Continue to scroll down and you will find the tabs SEO Settings, Opt-in Form Integration, Tracking Code and Exit Popup.
      • SEO Settings – Allows you to add an SEO Page Title, Description, and Keywords
      • Opt-in Form Integration – On this tab, you will connect your page to a list, and redirect a user to a URL if you would like to send them to a Thank You Page, you can learn more about creating a Thank You Page here
      • Tracking Code – You can place tracking codes here
      • Exit Popup – Recognizes when a user is going to close the page and presents a popup, you can choose to redirect the user to a different URL if they choose to stay on the page


Publishing Your Landing Page

  1. After completing the creation of your Landing Page, click the “Publish” button to the lower right-hand corner
  2. You will then be prompted with two ways of publishing your Landing Page
    • Publish, using Sendlane as the host website
    • Download the HTML code, to add to your own domain/website