Using web forms to subscribe a site visitor to a members only area

Updated on 20-October-2016 at 10:16 AM

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Add a secure zone subscription option to a standard webform

Often times you want to offer customers the option of also subscribing to members only area when contacting you through a webform. This is easily accomplished through Business Catalyst's intuitive webform builder.

First off, make sure you have a Secure Zone created.

With the targeted secure zone already existent, open the Webforms Section in your Admin Panel (Admin > Site Manager > Web Forms) and either open an existing webform and click on "Edit Properties" or create a new one to see the initial settings panel.

The Secure Zone option will allow you to select the secure zone you want your customers to subscribe to by submitting the form.

Create a secure zone subscription form

After you've created a mailing list, you may feel the need to immediately add an option to subscribe to this list without going through too much hassle. Business Catalyst not only makes this real easy, but quick too:

  • Go to Admin > Site Manager > Secure Zones and access your secure zones
  • From the Actions menu, you can select: 
    • Add Login Box to a Web Page
    • Get Login Box HTML Code

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