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How Do I Create a Subscription Form?

This tutorial will teach you how to create a form that can be used to capture emails and other subscriber information on your webpage.

1. Start by navigating to the “Integrations” tab and selecting “Setup” on the right of the Web Forms section.

2. Next, select “Create a Form” on the top right side of the screen.

3. Name the form and select which list(s) you would like to connect it to.

4. On the next screen you’ll see the live form editor, click the buttons along the left to customize your form that can viewed in the box on the right.

  • To remove or edit an added element, you will need to select the element inside the box on the right, then select the red trashcan icon to delete the element, or select the blue edit icon to edit the element. 
  • To rearrange the location of an added element, hover over the name of the element within the box to the right until you see the rearrange icon, then drag the element to the location of your choice.

5. Once all the elements of your Web Form are set up, you will then have the option to choose your Web Form’s “Theme & style options”.

6. Below this section, you will find a powerful way to create a double opt-in List through your Web Form. Click “Opt-in confirmation email” and fill in the subject field for your confirmation email.

7. Click “Form settings” to review your customized form’s current settings. If satisfied, continue and click “Thank you page and other page settings”. This will provide you a preview of the thank you message and the unsubscribe email that will be sent to your subscribers if they choose to unsubscribe.

8. To finish creating your Web Form click “Integration with your site”.

There are many ways you can integrate your custom Web Form. You will receive a link to the Web Form that you can use to post the Web Form to social media channels such as Facebook, Twitter, and Google+. There are also different QR Codes sizes associate with your Web Form. Lastly you can copy and paste the Embeddable HTML generated into the appropriate web pages.