How to Create A Yes / No Optin with OptinMonster

Configuring your optin as a two-step, Yes / No optin is super easy with the latest version of the optin builder!

NOTE: You must have a Pro Subscription to use Yes / No optins. If you don’t, you’ll have to purchase a license or upgrade.  Also, this guide presumes that you have already read the Creating Your First Optin guide, or are already familiar with creating optins.

Review the instructions below to see examples of how easy it is to add a Yes / No optin form to your site!

  1. Enable Yes / No Buttons
  2. Configure the Yes Button
  3. Configure the No Button (optional)
  4. Frequently Asked Questions

Step 1 – Enable Yes / No Buttons

In the optin builder, select the Yes / No tab.

Yes No Tab in the Optin Builder

In the Yes / No panel you’ll have the option to Enable Yes / No Buttons.

Enable Yes No Buttons in the Optin Builder

Once enabled you’ll immediately see Yes / No buttons where the optin form used to appear in your optin.  Select one of the Yes / No Theme options that most closely matches the design you prefer, and continue to configure the Yes / No optin.

Yes No Buttons

Step 2 – Configure the Yes Button

Next, you’ll want to configure the Yes Button settings for your optin. The following options will appear in the Yes Button section:

Yes Text

The text that should appear on the Yes button

Yes Action

Provides a choice of options that will be triggered by a user clicking Yes in the optin:

  • Show an Optin Form — When a user clicks Yes, this selection will replace the Yes/No buttons with the optin and theme selected within the OPTIN panel (for example: an optin for newsletter subscription, with a mail integration, etc.)
  • Redirect to a New Page — When a user clicks Yes, this selection will close the Yes/No optin and redirect the user to a specific page entered in the Yes Redirect URL field (see below)
  • Close the Optin and Reload the Page — When a user clicks Yes, this selection will close the Yes/No optin and reload the page the user was on when the optin was originally triggered
  • Close the Optin — When a user clicks Yes, this selection will simply close the Yes/No optin and return the user to the page they were on when the optin was triggered (without reloading the page)
Yes Redirect URL (this option shown only if the Yes Action mentioned above is set to Redirect to a New Page)

The URL a user will be redirected to after clicking Yes

Yes Color

Selects the color for the Yes button text

Yes Background Color

Selects the color for the Yes button itself

Yes Border Color

Selects the color for the Yes button border

Yes Font

Selects the font for the Yes button text

Yes Button Section

Step 3 – Configure the No Button (optional)

You can optionally configure the No Button for your optin as well. If you don’t want to display a No button simply disable it in the No Button section.

Enable / Disable the No Button

If enabled, the following additional options will be available (NOTE: these are identical to the options outlined under Yes Button, above):

No Text

The text that should appear on the No button

No Action

Provides a choice of options that will be triggered by a user clicking No in the optin:

  • Show an Optin Form — When a user clicks No, this selection will replace the Yes/No buttons with the optin and theme selected within the OPTIN panel (for example: an optin for newsletter subscription, with a mail integration, etc.)
  • Redirect to a New Page — When a user clicks No, this selection will close the Yes/No optin and redirect the user to a specific page entered in the No Redirect URL field (see below)
  • Close the Optin and Reload the Page — When a user clicks No, this selection will close the Yes/No optin and reload the page the user was on when the optin was originally triggered
  • Close the Optin — When a user clicks No, this selection will simply close the Yes/No optin and return the user to the page they were on when the optin was triggered (without reloading the page)
No Redirect URL (this option shown only if the No Action mentioned above is set to Redirect to a New Page)

The URL a user will be redirected to after clicking No

No Color

Selects the color for the No button text

No Background Color

Selects the color for the No button itself

No Border Color

Selects the color for the No button border

No Font

Selects the font for the No button text

 

No Button Section

That’s it, you have successfully created a Yes / No two step optin!


Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Q:  Can I add a Yes / No optin form to an existing optin/campaign?

A:  Absolutely!  Adding a Yes / No optin form is an excellent way to boost conversions for a new or existing optin campaign.


Q:  Can I create an Yes / No Optin that does not collect any information? Can I create a Yes/No Optin that redirects a user to another page?

A:  Yes, you can create a Yes / No form optin that redirects to a new page, reloads the current page, or simply closes the optin based on user response.


Q:  Where can I find more information on ways to use custom Yes / No optin forms to my benefit?

A:  For additional tips, in-depth examples, and creative uses for Yes / No optins, see this page.