How To Add An Email Newsletter Signup Area A WordPress Website

How To Add An Email Newsletter Signup Area A WordPress Website


This tutorial video shows you how to add an email newsletter signup box to your WordPress website.

This short video is part of a series of tutorials that is walking through how to build a complete website. See all of these tutorials here:

The plugin Genesis enews extended is used to easily add an email newsletter signup box to the primary sidebar of the WordPress website. The Genesis Framework and the Metro Pro child theme is being used in this case study tutorial.

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In the WordPress dashboard navigate to Plugins/Add New and then enter ‘Genesis enews’ into the search box. Install the Genesis enews Extended plugin and then activate it.

Navigate to Appearance/Widgets and drag the Genesis enews Extended widget into the Primary Sidebar widget area. Once in the widget area you have a few fields to complete, and here I show you how to link up your newsletter signup form to the email management client MailChimp, which stores and handles my email list.

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You now have a nice looking email signup box on your WordPress website.

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5 Comments

5 Replies to “How To Add An Email Newsletter Signup Area A WordPress Website”

  1. also, so it works but when you click on the button it has my message beloow thanks for singing up but then it also says page not found. how do i keep it on the same page – home page

  2. Hi! I have a free WordPress theme Affinity and I would like to add a auto responder, and a opt-in form, is there a way to do that?

  3. Thanks for the tutorial. i just wanted to know that in WordPress how can i assign a page to be published as a newsletter to be sent to the customer.
    For example i have created a page for a newsletter, how do i publish it as a newsletter item for the customers?

  4. Hi Neil, Thanks for the video. It really helped but I’m facing an issue. After I enter email id and hit go on my website, a second page opens and there again it asks for email id with a button subscribe my list. Please help

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