How to Add Subscribe to Newsletter Option in WordPress Comments
Often you will see blogs that have an option to Subscribe to Comments checkbox in the comments area. Now that functionality is great because all the user has to do is click on the checkbox, and they will be subscribed. You wonder how? Well, the user is already giving their email for commenting. You can use the same email if they click on the checkbox. Wouldn’t it be cool if you can do the same thing to build your email list? Yes that is possible in WordPress. In this article, we will show you how to add subscribe to Newsletter Option in WordPress Comments.
How to Add Subscribe to Newsletter Option
Building an email list is a priority for many website owners, and a good email list can be invaluable. One way to add to your email list is by offering an option to subscribe to a newsletter on your site. An excellent location for a “Subscribe to Newsletter” option is in the comments form of your WordPress site. Commenters on most websites have already provided their email in order to be able to comment. Adding a “Subscribe to Newsletter” box in the comments form allows users to subscribe just by clicking the box. It’s easy for the user to subscribe and you will add a subscriber to your email list that is interested in what you have to say. It is easy to include a subscription option by installing a WordPress subscribe plugin on your website.
There is a new feature called Safely Uninstall that allow you to delete the plugin using the WordPress plugin interface. If you have the option set to Yes everything but the subscriptions created by the plugin will be wipeout. So after you made sure that you have this option to Yes you can deactivate the plugin and the delete it. Now you have to install the plugin via WordPress or Upload the plugin zip file and activate it, after this step all your settings will be as default and your subscriptions will remain.
There is a new feature added on the Options tab where you can reset all the settings by using only one click. You can either wipe out all the subscriptions or keep them.
How to Disable Comments in WordPress (Step by Step)
Some websites, especially newspapers like CNN and Reuters receive bucketfuls of comments. They’ve worked around the volume problem by shifting comments to social platforms. This can work in your favor too and in many ways – it takes controversial comments away from your blog and doesn’t impact it directly. Moreover, social media is somewhat self regulatory and can cut down on inappropriate comments on its own.