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How to Add Subscribe to Newsletter Option in WordPress Comments

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How to Add Subscribe to Newsletter Option in WordPress Comments

Often you will see blogs that have an option to Subscribe to Comments checkbox in the comments area. Now that functionality is great because all the user has to do is click on the checkbox, and they will be subscribed. You wonder how? Well, the user is already giving their email for commenting. You can use the same email if they click on the checkbox. Wouldn’t it be cool if you can do the same thing to build your email list? Yes that is possible in WordPress. In this article, we will show you how to add subscribe to Newsletter Option in WordPress Comments.

Final outcome:

Example of WP-Leads

All you have to do install and activate the plugin called WP-Leads. This plugin integrates with MailChimp, Constant Contact, and Salesforce. If you are one of the many Aweber users, then you should use the official Aweber Web Form Plugin.

Once you have installed it, go in the plugins option to integrate with the service you want. For MailChimp, you have to use your API key. For Aweber, you just have to connect it with your account if we are correct.

Customize other settings, and you are good to go. Its a code-free solution, and we are using it ourselves.

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  1. Lindsey says:

    Hi there,

    Do you know of a more recent way to do this? I installed and activated the plugin (though WordPress says it hasn’t been updated in two years). In the plugins dashboard there is no “settings” option, just “deactivate” and “edit” the latter of which leads me to the php file. The plugin site has also been removed. Please advise! Thank you.

  2. Perrine says:

    Do you know if we can do the same with ALO Easymail? Thank you!

  3. Minos says:

    How can I use this using FeedBurner?

  4. iheartpgh says:

    do you know if there is a way to use this with Disqus

  5. LizzyFin says:

    Hey Guys,

    Thanks for ths great tip. Didn’t know about WP Leads plugin so I’m going to give that a try right now.

  6. Kevin Muldoon says:

    Unfortunately, the official Aweber plugin is full of bugs and doesn’t work.

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