Using our web page form for new subscribers
One of our Premium Options allows people to start the mailing list subscription process using our input form placed on your website.
Example of the Web Page Form
NOTE: You can choose your own wording.
We send you a snippet of HTML to add to your website. HTML example shown below:
You may need your webmaster to help with this.
Use the Web Interface to Add this Option
Log into your mail-list account at https://database.mail-list.com.
- Click Customize Your List.
- Click Premium Price Options.
- Click Web Page Signup Form.
- Click Use Our CGI.
- Click Save.
CGI stands for Common Gateway Interface, AKA the web page form.
To use our CGI, choose this option. Our CGI places a subscription box on your website. When someone new subscribes, our CGI emails a subscribe request to your list with the new email address.
After clicking Save above, you will return to the previous window. The two options under Web Page Signup Form are now active.
These options allow you to have custom web page messages for new subscribers when they sign up from your website. Click these options to enter the web page addresses.
If you don't have these pages setup yet, just enter your website's home page URL.
Be sure to click Save when complete.
To learn how to change your mail-list account settings, please refer to this link:
Example of Web Page Welcome Message
Once a new subscriber has clicked Submit on the web page form, you can display a Welcome web page.
Example of Web Page Thank You Message
After a subscriber confirms the subscription, you can display a thank you web page.
Example if no Web Pages are Set Up
If you leave the Web Page options blank, our system will display a simple web page by default.
A Welcome Message is also sent to the subscriber via email. This message advises of their subscription to your list.