Documentation Tutorials & Examples

This plugin consists of the plugin and a profile tab that will allow your users to see their opt-in status as well as be able to get to their Constant Contact profile easily. Simply follow all of these 8 Easy Steps to enable, configure and install the plugin and profile tab.
(These instructions are for version 3.1.3 and greater.)

Requirements:

You must have a Constant Contact Account.
If you need to obtain an account, click this link:

Plugin Configuration

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1) Click on the Constant Contact Plugin which will most likely be found near the bottom of your list.
(You may need to goto the next page, depending on how many plugins you have installed.)

 

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2) Publish the Plugin by selecting 'Yes'

 

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3) Enter the following Parameters completly:

  • a) Your Constant Contact User Name
  • b) Your Constant Contact Password
  • c) Any List ID's that you want to auto-subscribe your users to
  • d) Any List ID's that you want to hide from your users
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To obtain the List ID's, (after the plugin has been published) login to the front-end of your website as a Super Administrator and view a profile. The List ID's are shown in red. Any lists that are blue are the lists that you have selected to hide.

 

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4) Save the Plugin

 

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4a) You should see that the plugin was saved successfully
5) Next, goto the Tab Manager

Profile Tab Configuration

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1) Click on the 'Newsletter Subscriptions' Tab which will most likely be found near the bottom of your list.
(You may need to goto the next page, depending on how many plugins you have installed.)

 

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2) Enter the following Parameters completly:

  • a) The Opt-in Status:
    • The text to show for the status are set by default. If you would like to change the text that the user will see in their profile, update it here.
  • b) Hide Subscribe:
    • Setting this to 'yes' will hide the 'Subscribe' checkbox in the profile.
  • c) Hide Email Type:
    • Setting this to 'yes' will hide the the email type from the user. They won't be able to choose and HTML will be the default.
  • d) Sort Lists:
    • Setting this to 'yes' will sort the lists based on your sort choice within your Contact Contact Account.

 

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(Optional) If you want to change the name of the tab as it shows in the user profile, change it here.

 

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3) Click "Save" when done

This tutorial was created using ScreenStepsfrom BlueMango Learning Systems.

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