How to Create WordPress Campaign Monitor Opt-in Forms

Drip integration in MailOptin optin campaign setup

Campaign Monitor is a popular email marketing provider. In this tutorial, we will learn how to integrate MailOptin with Campaign Monitor so you can start capturing and saving leads with email sign up form to your Campaign Monitor account.

Firstly, ensure you’ve connected Campaign Monitor by saving at MailOptin connection settings. Do this by following this guide. When you are done, return to this page.

Then go to the Optin Campaign page and click the Add New button at the top to create an optin form.

Optin Campaigns menu link

Enter a title for the campaign, select the optin type (for this tutorial, we’ll select lightbox) and click the optin form design you want.

Create new optin campaign

You will then be redirected to the form builder where you have options and the flexibility to customize the optin form to your heart content.

MailOptin WordPress Optin form builder


Having finished customizing the form, open the Integration panel, Select Campaign Monitor in Email Provider dropdown and the email list to subscribe captured leads to.

Campaign Monitor integration in MailOptin optin campaign setup

To actually get the opt-in to display on your site, toggle the activate switch ON at the top (close to “Save Changes” button).

Navigate to the “Display Rules” panel, go to the “Quick Setup” section.

If you want the opt-in form to be displayed everywhere (all pages) of your WordPress site, also check “Globally load optin” otherwise use the page level targeting and triggers to determine how and where in your site the opt-in will be shown.

MailOptin form builder - Quick setup section

Finally, save the changes. Preview your website and you should see the optin displayed. If it doesn’t show up, be sure to clear your website and browser cache.

Follow the guide below to learn how to create other popular types of email opt-in form. And don’t forget to select Campaign Monitor at Integration panel.