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Using our web page form for new subscribers

One of our premium options (added $$), allows people to start the subscription process for your mailing list using our input form placed on your website.  

The web page form will look something like this on your website.

The webpage form will look something like this on your web site.

You can choose your own wording, as well.

We will send you a snippet of HTML to add to your website, when you choose this option.

We will send you a snippet of HTML to paste into your web site, wherever you want.

You may need your webmaster to help with this.

To initiate this process, click on the link "Web Page Signup Form" in your mail-list account under "Customize Your List":

Click the radio button for "Use Our CGI", then click "Save".

Click on the radio button preceding "Use Our CGI" and then click on "mark field for update":

CGI stands for Common Gateway Interface, a/k/a the web page form. If you want to use our CGI, choose this option. Our CGI places a subscription box on your web page. When someone new subscribes, our CGI emails a subscribe/unsubscribe request to your list with the new subscriber's email address in the "From" line.

You will return to the previous screen. Two options are now active under  "Web Page Signup Form":

You will be taken back to the previous screen where you will see two options under "Web Page Signup Form" is now active:

Click these options to enter the web pages where you can display your custom message to your new subscriber. 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:

How do I access my mail-list account and change the settings for my list?

Once a new subscriber has clicked the "Submit" button on the web page form, you can display a particular welcome web page to your subscribers. See an example below:

After a subscriber has confirmed the subscription, you can display a thank you web page like this:

After a subscriber has confirmed the subscription, you can display a webpage like this to them:

If you leave this option blank, our system will display a simple web page by default. See sample below:

In case you leave it blank, then our system will display a simple webpage by default, which will look like this:

A welcome message is then sent to the subscriber by email. This message will advise them of their subscription to your list.

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