This is a one-off post intended for WordPress users and is not related to personal finance.
The post details a simple method of integrating Automattic’s Jetpack Blog Subscriptions widget with a pop-up plugin.
I use Jetpack for handling email subscriptions. I am used to it since my wordpress.com days and therefore felt no need to use another application for handling subscriptions.
When I wanted to install a pop-up window that urged readers to follow posts by email, I could not find any pop-up plugin that supported Jetpack.
The following steps allow a user to integrate Jetpack subscription feature to any pop-up widget that supports WordPress shortcode.
1) Install any pop-plugin that allows html formatting. I chose “Dream Grow Scroll Triggered Box” as it did not affect the browsing experience for readers.
2) On the dashboard right panel, locate Scrollboxes below Comments. Select add new Scrollbox. You will get a page which looks like a wordpress post.
Give this page a title. Mine is Jetpack subscriptions. If you see any text in the page body, delete it.
Update: You can simply enter something like
jetpack_subscription_form title=”” subscribe_text=”” subscribe_button=”Subscribe!” show_subscribers_total=”0″
within  and publish. You can also write additional text like this
5) You can see the plugin settings at the bottom of this page. Change settings as desired.
Done! The Jetpack Blog subscriptions Widget should now be visible (and usable!) within the pop-up window. Here is a screenshot.
If you know better ways of accomplishing the same, do let me know.
Connect with us on social media
- Twitter @freefincal
- Subscribe to our Youtube Videos
- Posts feed via: Feedburner
- We are also on Google PlusandPinterest
Do check out my books
Get it now. It is also available in Kindle format.
Gamechanger: Forget Startups, Join Corporate & Still Live the Rich Life You WantMy second book is meant for young earners to get their basics right from day one! It will also help you travel to exotic places at low cost! Get it or gift it to a youngearner
The ultimate guide to travel by Pranav SuryaThis is a deep dive analysis into vacation planning, finding cheap flights, budget accommodation, what to do when travelling, how travelling slowly is better financially and psychologically with links to the web pages and hand-holding at every step. Get the pdf for ₹199 (instant download)
Free Apps for your Android PhoneAll calculators from our book, “You can be Rich Too” are now available on Google Play!
Install Financial Freedom App! (Google Play Store)
Install Freefincal Retirement Planner App! (Google Play Store)
Find out if you have enough to say "FU" to your employer (Google Play Store)