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Newsletter Subscribe

The Newsletter Subscribe extension lets you easily gather new leads for your newsletter campaigns. It provides a beautiful form for the front end, available as a shortcode, widget and post module. It integrates with MailChimp and Mailerlite and automatically fetches your configuration just by entering the API key.

Mailerlite

Mailerlite integration is only available for our Blocksy Premium members.

Activating Newsletter Subscribe

Activating the Newsletter Subscribe Extension

To activate the Newsletter Subscribe extension, you simply need to go to the Blocksy Dashboard -> Extensions -> Free Extensions -> Newsletter Subscribe and click the Activate button. You will then need to enter the API key from Mailchimp or Mailerlite and all your lists will automatically get fetched. More information on API keys for MailChimp and MailerLite.

Newsletter Subscribe Widget

Navigate to the Appearance -> Widgets section and there you will find the Newsletter Subscribe widget in the available widgets list. You can place it inside any available widget area.

WordPress 5.8’s New Widgets System

If you’re a fan of the new block widgets system, you will need to insert the “Legacy Widget” block to be able to show the subscribe form.

Newsletter Subscribe Module

You can also display Newsletter Subscribe form in Single Posts. To do that navigate to Customizer -> Single Posts and turn on the Subscribe Form. Dive deeper into the subscribe module menu to check out its settings.

Newsletter Subscribe Module in Action

Newsletter Subscribe Shortcode

If you’d like to add the Newsletter Subscribe form to any page or post throughout your website, you can simply use our shortcode. Insert it anywhere you’d like and get the same benefits as the subscribe module.

Usage Example

[blocksy_newsletter_subscribe]

Available Arguments

  1. button_text – submit button text.
    • Example: "Subscribe"
    • Default value: Subscribe
  2. has_name – display or hide name field.
    • Possible values: yes,no
    • Default value: no
  3. name_label – name field label text.
    • Default value: Your name
  4. email_label – e-mail field label text.
    • Default value: Your email
  5. list_id – ID of the group to put the subscribers in. If left out, uses the extension settings.
    • Default value: null
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