OptinMonster makes it easy to implement your optins on your WordPress site. Follow our guide on how to install the OptinMonster WordPress plugin.
If you want you can follow our video or check out our walkthrough documentation below the video.
Step 1 – Install the WordPress Plugin
You can find the OptinMonster plugin from your WordPress admin by navigating to Plugins > Add New and search for OptinMonster in the plugin repository.
Select the Install Now button, and OptinMonster will be installed on your site.
Step 2 – Activate Plugin
Once you’ve successfully installed OptinMonster, be sure to activate the plugin.
3. Setup Plugin
Navigate to the OptinMonster menu link, where you’ll be prompted to authenticate your OptinMonster account before proceeding.
To locate your API Username and API Key, navigate to the API Credentials page at https://app.optinmonster.com/account/api/ by selecting the API link from the top menu.
Copy and paste both your API Username and API Key into the respective fields in your WordPress admin, then select the ‘Connect to OptinMonster‘ button to authenticate your account.
Once you’ve successfully authenticated your OptinMonster account, additional options will appear in the OptinMonster screen of your WordPress admin for you to manage your optins.
You should now see the following tabs:
- API Credentials
- Migration (optional: only displays if you’ve previously used the OptinMonster WordPress-only plugin to create/manage optins, and you have optins available to be migrated to the hosted platform.)
That’s it, you’re now ready to manage the optins on your site and begin growing your subscription list!