How do I add a sign up form to the theme of my WordPress site?

After you install the AWeber for Wordpress Widget, you are able to navigate between your lists and view all of the available forms. There is a lot of different information available directly in WordPress, including stats like submissions and displays. There are also shortcodes for each form and split test. Shortcodes are essentially little snippets of code that you can use to add a form to different areas of your WordPress site. You can use the shortcode in place of the full HTML or Javascript that AWeber provides.

In this article, we will walk through the steps to access the shortcode and then use it to add a sign up form directly to a theme in WordPress.

Step By Step Instructions

  1. First, click the "AWeber" tab from the menu options on the left-hand side of the control panel and click the "Forms" page.

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  2. Next, you can view any of the forms on your list. Select a list from the drop-down menu to the right of the "Sign Up Forms" or "Split Test" headings.

    List drop-down menu

  3. Copy the shortcode of the form you would like to use from the "Shortcodes" column.

    Copy the shortcode

  4. Then, click the "Appearance" tab and click the "Widgets" option.

    Widgets page

  5. Click the "Text" widget from the list of available widgets and drag it to the side bar or footer where you would like the form to appear.

    Text widget

  6. Once the widget is in place, click on it to reveal the text area.

    Click the arrow

  7. Paste the shortcode into the text area and click "Save."

    Paste your shortcode

And that's it! Now, the form will appear in any of the pages that use this specific theme.

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