Wondering how to make Constant Contact signup form WordPress? This guide will show you how to make beautiful forms for your site today!
Use Constant Contact, but not sure how to make a Constant Contact signup form in WordPress? Reading articles, tutorials, and guides may help. But, documentation can be confusing to read.
Fear not, though. We’re here to help.
This post will show you how to make and embed a Constant Contact signup form in WordPress to collect email addresses. Plus, we’ll show you an option that can make your forms shine!
Best ways to make a Constant Contact signup form in WordPress
As with many things in the world of WordPress, there are many ways to accomplish your goals. When it comes to Constant Contact signup forms, there are two popular methods that we’ll cover:
- Using the official Constant Contact plugin
- Using an advanced form building plugin
So which solution is best? That depends on what you are trying to do. The official Constant Contact plugin works well but doesn’t offer many additional features.
For example, if you want to get more information than Constant Contact’s forms allow, then you might need a more advanced solution.
Let’s take a look!
1. Using the official Constant Contact plugin
Building your email list is important. And, for people looking to sign up, forms are vital.
If you’re using the Constant Contact plugin, then you have a basic way to create a form.
Just go to your WordPress dashboard, create a form, give it a name and description, and you’re done. Your Constant Contact form is ready for your website.
But, that’s a simple way to create a Constant Contact form. Can we suggest an option to make your Constant Contact forms even better?
2. Using an advanced form builder
Using the official Constant Contact plugin is a fine choice if you simply want to add signup forms to your WordPress site. But what if you want to do more? For example:
- Create forms with a visual editor
- Style every area of your form
- Create custom fields for your subscriber data
If you want to do any of that, check out this WordPress forms plugin: Formidable Forms.
It’s just as easy to use as the official Constant Contact solution, but it’s got a lot more power.
Why a Formidable Forms is the best option to embed Constant Contact forms
Want more than just the basics? Our Constant Contact add-on does just that. In other words, Constant Contact has your contacts. We have the content to get you more.
Creating a new form is easy with a simple drag-and-drop feature. This makes it easy to create forms, which saves you time.
That’s more time to focus on building an email, connecting your social accounts, or importing more contacts to your Constant Contact email list.
And getting Formidable Forms set up with WordPress and Constant Contact is easy. Might we say, as easy as 1, 2, 3…
Using Formidable Forms with your Constant Contact account
Okay, we have to admit. We lied. It’s much simpler to make a Constant Contact form with Formidable Forms. It’s only two steps.
After you’ve bought and installed Formidable Forms, these steps will set you up with Constant Contact on your website:
- Get your Authorization Code
- Set up Constant Contact form settings
Step 1: Get your authorization code
To use Formidable Forms with Constant Contact, you must connect your account. Connecting your account also starts importing your contacts. So, let's connect to Constant Contact.
To do this, go to Formidable → Global Settings. Click Constant Contact in the menu.
Next, select Get Authorization Code. This will take you to Constant Contact, where you’ll log into your account.
After you've logged in, you'll be taken back to the settings page where you’ll see the authorization code.
Click Update to confirm your settings. Your Constant Contact account is now connected to Formidable Forms.
Step 2: Set up Constant Contact form settings
Go to a form you’ve created or create a new one.
In the form, go to the Settings → Actions & Notifications tab. Click Constant Contact.
Now, pick your Constant Contact list, and set up your form fields.
And that’s it! Now you can save the settings and continue to edit and customize your form.
? Did you know?
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So, now you’re ready. We showed you how to make a Constant Contact signup form in WordPress. You also learned how Formidable Forms can supercharge your forms.
If you’re ever confused, search our knowledge base to quickly find answers to your email marketing questions.
And, if you’re looking to take your website up a notch, you can also search our articles and tutorials for guides to make your website even better.
May we suggest another about building great contact forms to grow your audience?