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Does WordPRess have an optin box?

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by SpellZ, May 1, 2009.

  1. SpellZ

    SpellZ Regular Member

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    erskinem Newbie

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    Not built in...there are plugins for it. Is that what you mean?
     
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    SpellZ Regular Member

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    Yeah, Yeah, Yeah

    So I don't really need aweber, do I?

    Can I just use the WP Plugin?
     
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    Yes and no, the Wordpress Mailing list (think its actually called WPMailingList, found it somewhere on these forums) is pretty basic. I believe all it does is collect emails addresses for you in the backend. If you want to go hardcore building lists then you'll need hardcore tools.

    Also, Aweber isn't the only option - there's mailchimp, constant contact, etc.,etc.

    You could even install PHP List for free if you want to install something on your server.
     
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    dumars72 Newbie

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    Sitting behind that "Enter your e-mail to subscribe" is just a form request to Feedburner. There doesn't appear to be anything special about it. So you should be able to create a form yourself on wordpress or use a plugin as erskinem says....if you want to capture subscribers to build a list then you'll need the form to plugin to some sort of email subscription such as aweber or getresponse etc
     
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    Happened to find one for ya. Can't post links for a few more posts. PM me if you want the download link.
     
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    F-e-e-d-b-u-r-n-e-r
     
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    So wait, wait, wait

    What is the difference between the one that he is using? And any other mailing subcription service? =/