Step Seven: Configure MailChimp Newsletter Discounts
Configuring MailChimp Newsletter Discounts is simple enough to follow along with however there is a list of settings that we will break down.
These options allow users to activate the plugin, which should be checked as well as customize the display fields and whether to disable the coupon function entirely.
Most of the pertinent settings were already discussed in the previous step however developers have the option of sending a test email. If the Pro version of this plugin is in use then developers can customize the integration further by adding terms and conditions, etc.
Under coupon settings developers can customize what kind of coupon as well as the amount, minimum and maximum purchases, products and categories etc. By default these coupons are only valid for 10 days. With the pro version however these settings can be tweaked as well as exclusions specified, emails, and exclusion of sale items.
Look and Feel Settings
These settings allow developers to customize how the forms appear on the site in facets such as the subscribe button label, color of text, etc. with pro users being able to customize success messages and backgrounds for various states.
Popup Settings (Pro Feature)
Another set of features hidden behind the paywall is the ability for developers to configure a frontend pop-up subscription form. Various items can be configured such as the animation, width and height, conditional rendering, background, colors, etc.
Notification (Pro Feature)
A pro exclusive feature is a desktop notification to appear whenever someone subscribes to the mailing list, complete with notification message, icon, and even sound.
Developers can customize both the from email address and the actual email message sent to the end user within the free version of the plugin. Upon upgrading, developers may customize items such as the subject, name associated with the email, etc.
Analytics (Pro Feature)
Allows for pro users to see analytics on when users of the site subscribe to the mailing list.