How to Make a Website with Newsletter Signup | Add Newsletter Signup when Website Building

by iconoguest on February 15, 2012 · 6 comments

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How to add newsletter sign up to website

In this tutorial, we’ll walk through how to make a website with a newsletter signup.  If you already have a website, we’ll show you how to add a newsletter signup to your website. We’ll do so using the IconoSites website building platform.  With IconoSites, anyone can make a website in minutes with stunning design and powerful features.

Video Tutorial

If you prefer to watch a video tutorial, here it is
(otherwise, continue with the written tutorial below):

Written Tutorial

1. Go to Mailchimp.com and sign up for a free account. Then login and click the LIST button. Please see screenshot below.

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2. Next click Create List button. Then fill up the necessary information (with red *). Please see screenshot below.

How to add newsletter to website

3. Click the SAVE button after filling up the required information.

How to add newsletter sign up to website

4. If you’ve successfully created the list, now click Done For Now button.

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5. Next click Forms. Please see screenshot below.

Add newsletter sign up to website

Option 1: Create a Link to Your Newsletter Signup Form

8. Next click Share It then copy the Subscription form code. There are 2 options, HTML link and Form HTML. You’re going to try the first one which is the HTML LINK. Go ahead and copy the code now.

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9. Next login to your Iconosites account then go the Header and Footer Section. Simply paste the code inside the Header HTML Source Editor then click UPDATE after doing so. Click the SAVE button afterwards. Please refer to screenshots below.

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A link to your newsletter signup form will be in your header, and will appear site wide.

Option 2: Embed a Newsletter Signup Form on a Web Page

10. Go back to Mailchimp then click the Create HTML code button. Please see screenshot.

How to add newsletter to website

11. Next copy the subscription form code. Please see screenshot.

How to add newsletter sign up to website

12. Next go back again to your Iconosites account then click on Web Pages button. You’ll going to paste the code inside the HOME page.

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13. Next open the HTML Source Editor of Your Page Content. Then paste the code that you’ve just copied from Mailchimp html form code. Please see screenshots below.

Add newsletter sign up to website

Add newsletter sign up to website

14. Save to complete then checkout your webpage. Please see screenshot below.

How to add newsletter sign up to website

You now know how to make a website with a newsletter signup form.  Now, all you need to do is attract visitors to your website and start building your mailing list.  It’s only a matter of time until your subscriber list grows and you have the ability to monetize your newsletter signups.

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  • andre

    Having this option makes it easier  to have visitors updated with related information of your site through the newsletter, this is a great way to make a web site more efficient on providing information constantly. 

    • Anonymous

      Hi Andre, thanks for your comments.  Most people wonder how to make a website with a newsletter sign up form like this, because normally if you’re not a technical expert or a web developer, something like this can seem very difficult.  With this tutorial, you can instantly create a website with this functionality.  Our whole purpose of doing this is to make the process of website building easier…

    • Mildred

       I heard once that newspaper is the most efficient way of keeping old visitors for a long time on your site, and having options for them to sign up in different topics also helps if you provide many services. Is good to know how to create a website and by yourself add this option, it works for everyone.

  • Dakota

    Adding Newspaper Signup is one of the reasons many people pay to have their sites done, we all think is hard to make a website that includes this feature and others that seem hard to do like adding paypal for example. 

    • Anonymous

      Hi Dakota, yes, newsletters have become very important marketing tools these days and that’s why so many people want them. With this tutorial, our goal is to help people in the website building process so they can do it themselves.  They can learn how to make a website and also how to add a newsletter signup form, all without needing to hire a contractor.  

  • http://twitter.com/ljupco89 Ljupco

    I just want to thank you for this tutorial, it has helped me immensely!

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