User ManualEmail Discussion Group User Guide List AdministrationUsing our web page form for new subscribers

Using our web page form for new subscribers

One of our premium (costs more money) options, allows people to start the subscription process for your mailing list using our input form and servers.

 

 

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

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

You may change the words, to anything you want.

We will send you a snippet of HTML to paste into your web site, when you turn this option on.

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

You may need your webmaster to help you with this.

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

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

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

CGI stands for Common Gateway Interface aka the webpage form. If you want to use our CGI, choose this option. Our CGI places a subscription box on your web page, and simply emails a subscribe/unsubscribe request to your list with their email address in the "From" line.

 

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

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

When you click on these options, you can enter the webpages where you can display your custom message to your subscribers. If you don't have these pages setup yet, just enter your website's home page URL.

Make sure you save your settings.

In order to learn how to save the new settings in your mail-list account, please refer to his link:

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

 

After somebody has clicked on the "Submit" button on the webpage form, you can display a webpage to your subscribers, that may look like this:

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

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

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

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 sent to the subscriber by email that will advise them of their subscription to your list.

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