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How do I create a subscription form?

In this tutorial you will learn:

  • How to create an integration form.
  • Moving elements of your form.
  • Adding an image to the form.

 

To create a Subscription Webform to integrate with a third party host like your website or another page of your choosing, you must first click “Integration” in the left hand navigation menu of your SendLane™ account. From there you will have the option to select the green button on the left labeled “Create New Form“.

Create New Form
Create New Form

 

Next a popup will appear asking you to assign what list you want your custom form’s subscribers will be added into. You will also be required to give your form a name to continue to the editor. Once the information is complete click the green “Submit” to continue to the editor.

Form Name
Form Name

 

On the next screen you will notice a green “Save” button in upper right hand corner. Remember to use this frequently as with customizing anything you do in SendLane™. You can also change your form name on this screen if you had made a mistake or were not happy with the name. Below that is the live form editor. Use the buttons along the left to customize and your form that can viewed in the box on the right.

Form Editor
Form Editor

 

After you get all the elements of your custom form set up. You will then have the option to choose your form’s “Theme & style options“. Click to see which one you want to use.

Below this section click “Opt-in confirmation email“. Here is a powerful way to create a double opt-in list. Fill in the email fields and content of your confirmation autoresponder.

Click “Form settings” to review your customized form’s current settings. If satisfied continue down and click “Thank you page and other page settings“. This will allow you to customize the autoresponder thank you message and the unsubscribe autoresponder. You will also have the option to link to your own thank you page or message instead of the one provided.

To finish creating your form click “Integration with your site“. There are many ways you can integrate your custom form. You will get a link to the form. You can post the form to social media channels such as Facebook, Twitter, and Google+. There are also different QR Codes sizes associate with your form. Lastly you can copy and paste the Embeddable HTML generated into the appropriate web pages.

Form Integration
Form Integration