How to Add MonsterEffects™ Animations to Your Lightbox Popup

MonsterEffects™ is a signature OptinMonster technology that helps you catch visitor’s attention with animated effects. Using MonsterEffects™ with your Popup campaign will help catch your visitor’s eye and can help increase conversions. Follow this guide to get started adding MonsterEffects™ Animations to your popup campaign.

REQUIREMENTS: MonsterEffects™ are available with a Plus subscription.

See an example of MonsterEffects™ by clicking the link below:

Click Me to See MonsterEffects™ in Action!

  1. Create or Modify a Campaign
  2. Choose MonsterEffects™ and Save

Step 1 – Create or Modify a Campaign

If you haven’t already created a campaign you want to apply MonsterEffects™ to, start there. Or you can modify an existing campaign from OptinMonster Dashboard by selecting the Edit button.

Choose Edit Action

Step 2 – Choose MonsterEffects™ and Save

In the Builder, navigate to the Display Rules tab.

Display Rules Tab

Go to the Actions section.

Action Section

Click +AND to add another action.

+And Action

Choose Show with MonsterEffect from the Action menu, then choose your animation.

Choose Show with MonsterEffect

The following animations are available to choose from:

  • No Effect (default)
  • Bounce
  • Flash
  • Pulse
  • Rubber Band
  • Shake
  • Swing
  • Tada
  • Wobble
  • Bounce In
  • Bounce In (Down)
  • Bounce In (Left)
  • Bounce In (Right)
  • Bounce In (Up)
  • Flip
  • Flip Down
  • Flip Side
  • Light Speed
  • Rotate
  • Rotate (Down Left)
  • Rotate (Down Right)
  • Rotate (Up Left)
  • Rotate (Up Right)
  • Slide In (Down)
  • Slide In (Left)
  • Slide In (Right)
  • Roll In

Finally, once you have finished with all of your edits, click save. That’s it! You have now added MonsterEffects™ to your Popup campaign!

Want to add a sound effect as well? See our guide on how to add sound effects to your campaigns!


Q: Can I add MonsterEffects™ to other campaign types?

A: No, it is only possible to use MonsterEffects with the Popup campaign type.

Q: Can I customize the animation speed for MonsterEffects™?

A: No, at this time it is not possible to customize the animation speed for any MonsterEffects™ animation.