How to Connect OptinMonster with EmailOctopus

OptinMonster offers seamless integration with EmailOctopus email marketing service. Connecting OptinMonster to your EmailOctopus email list is very easy. Follow our step by step guide on how to connect OptinMonster with your EmailOctopus account.

  1. Integrations Tab
  2. Log into Your EmailOctopus Account
  3. Enter the API Key
  4. Select a List
  5. Configure Lead Options (optional)
REQUIREMENT: Our native EmailOctopus integration requires a Plus subscription. However, you can still use our Custom HTML integration with a lower subscription.

Step 1 – Integrations Tab

If you’re uncertain how to add your integration, you can follow our guide for connecting to Email Service Providers and CRMs.

Next, select EmailOctopus from the Email Provider dropdown.

EmailOctopus Integration

Step 2 – Log into Your EmailOctopus Account

To obtain your EmailOctopus API credentials, log into your EmailOctopus dashboard and select the API option from the sidebar.

Click API

If you haven’t created an API key yet, you will need to click Create a key.

Create API Key

Your API key will be displayed on this page. Simply copy it to your computer’s clipboard for use in the next step.
Copy to Clipboard

Step 3 – Enter the API Key

In the Campaign Builder, paste your API key into the corresponding field. Don’t forget to add a unique label for easy identification! Then, select the Connect to EmailOctopus button.

Connect to EmailOctopus

Step 4 – Select a List

OptinMonster will now connect to your EmailOctopus account and fetch your email lists. Select an email list you want users to subscribe to.

EmailOctopus Select List

Step 5 – Configure Lead Options (optional)

You can choose whether new contacts will be subscribed to your list automatically.

EmailOctopus Lead Options

If this option is turned off, new contacts will be added to your EmailOctopus list as Unsubscribed.

Unsubscribed List

That’s all, you have successfully connected OptinMonster to your EmailOctopus account!

Ready to publish your campaign? See our guide on how to embed your campaigns on your site!


Q: How do I configure single or double opt-in?

A: See our guide on single vs. double opt-in for EmailOctopus.

Q: Can I collect name and phone data with my campaign?

A: You can display a name field in your form by editing the Optin Fields element in the Design tab of the Builder. The integration will handle separating the first and last name into the corresponding fields within EmailOctopus.

You can also collect a phone number if you add a phone field to your list. Learn how to capture phone numbers with OptinMonster.

Q: I’m not seeing new contacts in my EmailOctopus list. Where are they?

A: New contacts may not be showing in your EmailOctopus list as subscribed. Check to see if the contacts appear as unsubscribed by toggling the option on the left and above the list of contacts: