Join Patrick Rauland for an in-depth discussion in this video Creating a form for a newsletter, part of WordPress: Contact Forms.
- [Instructor] Now that our site is connected to MailChimp, … we need to make a form to capture their information, … and send it to our newsletter service. … Let's go to Ninja Forms add new. … I'll scroll down and there is a MailChimp signup … form already created. … So I'll click on that. … This top field is a note reminding us how to set up … our MailChimp api key. … We've already done this, so we can delete it. … Let's go ahead and take a preview at what this looks like. … And we can see there's a little sentence, … an email field and a subscribe button. … This is pretty good, but I generally also like … to get someone's first name. … So let's go back to our form. … I'll click the plus button and add first name. … And I'll move this above email. … Now we need to choose what email list we want … to subscribe the user to, … and we need to map fields from Ninja Forms to MailChimp. … Basically what that means is we need to tell MailChimp … what each individual field means, … and where MailChimp should save that data. …
- Choosing the right plugin for you
- Best practices with forms
- Mitigating email deliverability problems
- Using Jetpack, Ninja Forms, and Gravity Forms
- Creating and adding a basic form
- Creating extra fields
- Using conditional logic in your form
- Creating a landing page
Skill Level Beginner
WordPress Ecommerce: WooCommerce Pluginswith Patrick Rauland2h 26m Intermediate
1. An Introduction to Contact Forms
2. Using Jetpack Contact Form
3. Using Ninja Forms
4. Using Gravity Forms
5. Building a Landing Page
Create a landing page4m 5s
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