Joshua - Configuring the Social Icons and Newsletter Subscription Box

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Joshua – Configuring the Social Icons and Newsletter Subscription Box

Our social icons and newsletter sign up box are controlled by one widget within Appearance -> Widgets.

Defining the Form Box

Our subscribe box is using a plugin called Gravity Forms. Gravity Forms is a premium plugin and the developer of this plugin does not allow us to provide a developer license. If you would like to use this form plugin, you will have to purchase a license. If you would prefer to go another route, there are many contact form plugins available for WordPress. 

If you do opt to use Gravity Forms for the subscribe feature:

Define Your Form

  • Go to Forms and add the desired form
  • Add a Single Line Field for First Name
  • Add a Single Line Field for Last Name
  • Add an Email field for Email and mark as required
  • Edit the each new field (for example “Name”)
  • Click on the “Advanced” tab
  • Enter the field name (or some other instruction text) in the “Default Value” field
  • Set the Field Size to Large
  • Enter clearit in the CSS Class Name field
  • Click Update Form

Remember to click your teal “Update Form” button to save your changes.

Adding the Form to the Sidebar

  • Go to Appearance -> Widgets
  • Drag Web Savvy Social Widget widget over to Home Sidebar
  • Insert the below content in your Custom Field (remove the extra spaces inside each brackets)
  • Save

Stay up to date! Get the latest travel news and private discounts straight to your email.

[ gravityform id="1" name="Newsletter Signup" description="false" ]

Defining Your Social Icons

  • Once you’ve performed the above steps to define your form, simply add your desired social URLs to the appropriate fields within the widget.
  • If you do not have an account shown, simply leave that field blank and the icon will not display.
  • Save
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