How to Create WordPress Before, Middle & After Post Optin Form

After post optin form for WordPress

Before and after post optin forms are static banner-type forms that are placed before and/or after your post or page content. It is a polite way of asking readers of your blog posts to subscribe for future post update which in turn increase your email list subscribers.

Follow this guide to learn how to use MailOptin to add a before and after post email signup form to your WordPress site.

Before you proceed, ensure you’ve connected your email marketing service provider. You can skip this if you intend to use our MailOptin Leads feature to store your leads.

Go to the Optin Campaigns admin page and click the “Add New” Button at the top of the page.

Optin Campaigns menu link

Enter a title for the optin campaign, select Lightbox optin type, click the lightbox/popup theme to use and you will be redirected to the form builder.

Create before/after post optin form in WordPress

Customize the opt-in form to your heart content using our intuitive form builder.

Before and after optin form builder


To actually get the optin to display on your site, navigate to the “Display Rules” panel, go to the “Quick Setup” section and check “Activate 0ptin”.

If you want the optin to be displayed on every posts and pages of your site, also check “Globally load optin” otherwise use page level targeting to display only on specific part of your site.

Page level targeting options in MailOptin


To display the optin form on posts, pages or both; In page level targeting panel under Load optin only on “post types”, select either or both.

Post types page level target rule

Use the “Configuration” panel to decide whether to display the optin form before, middle or after your post/page content.

Before and after post optin form configuration

Go to the “Integration” panel, select your email service provider and the email list all captured leads/conversions will be saved to. You could decide to use MailOptin Leads for the lead storage and be done with.

MailOptin email marketing service provider integration in form builder

You should now see the optin display before or after your post/page content.

After post optin form for WordPress

Easy, isn’t it?