How to Connect OptinMonster with MailPoet (Wysija)

OptinMonster offer seamless integration with MailPoet (Wysija) email marketing plugin for WordPress. Connecting OptinMonster to your MailPoet email list is very easy. Follow our step by step guide on how to connect OptinMonster with your MailPoet account.

  1. Integrations Tab
  2. Install the MailPoet WordPress Plugin
  3. Save Leads to MailPoet
  4. Frequently Asked Questions
NOTE: Enabling Save Lead to MailPoet for one campaign affects all other campaigns on that site. If you wish to have a backup list for your leads, you may consider sending them to a Google Sheet via Zapier.

Step 1 – Integrations Tab

In the Campaign Builder, select the Integrations tab to view the Integrations panel.

If this is your first time connecting an integration to your campaign you’ll see a New Integration item in the Integrations panel of the Builder. Select that to begin configuring your integration.

Next, choose the Mailpoet option from the dropdown.

You then can add a title for this Mailpoet integration for internal use only. Something such as “My Mailpoet integration” is sufficient.

Step 2 – Install the MailPoet WordPress Plugin

If you haven’t already, be sure to install and activate the MailPoet (Wysija) WordPress plugin.

Step 3 – Save Leads to MailPoet

Next, navigate to your WordPress Admin > OptinMonster > Campaigns tab to see your available campaigns. Hover over the optin you wish to save leads to MailPoet and select the Edit link.

On the next screen, scroll to the bottom of the page to enable the Save Leads to MailPoet? option and select the MailPoet List you wish to add subscribers to.

That’s all, you have successfully connected your OptinMonster campaign to MailPoet!


Q: Do I need to use the OptinMonster API plugin to subscribe leads to MailPoet?

A: Yes! It’s not possible to subscribe leads to MailPoet using OptinMonster without the OptinMonster API plugin to control where on your site your campaign loads.

Q: Is it possible for me to add a Phone Field to my campaign?

A: No, at this time our native MailPoet integration does not support the phone field. You can still collect phone numbers by using a MailPoet form and shortcode instead.