How to create a hello bar form

EmailOctopus form editor allows you to create hello bar subscription forms. You can trigger them based on timing, scroll percentage of your website, exit intent, or a button click.

Creating a hello bar form

To create a hello bar form, go to the "Landing pages & forms" tab. Next, choose the "Forms" option and click on a button to create a form – this will open the form editor.

First, choose the connected list and the format of your form – in this case, a hello bar form. Next, click on the template, and start editing your form.

The form editor works the same way for all formats – you can read about it in detail here. Hello bar forms have some extra options related to their display mechanism. You can find them under the "Settings" tab within the left-hand column.

Hello bar forms display options 

Display options allow you to choose what triggers your hello bar form.

  • Exit intent: the form will display when visitors attempt to exit the page

  • Scroll percentage: the form will display when visitors scroll down through a selected portion of your page

  • Timing: the form will display after a specified amount of time

  • A link is clicked: The pop-up will display when a button is clicked

You can also choose whether your form will be displayed at the top or at the bottom of your page:

And on which devices to display your form:

The last setting lets you choose how often your visitors should see the hello bar form. If you'd like the form to be displayed anytime someone visits your page, set it as "once every 0 days". 

To get the code for the link, click on the "Add to your website" link in the upper right corner. The second code in the pop-up box is the one you can hyperlink to a button:

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