Giveaways and Contests by RafflePress – Get More Website Traffic, Email Subscribers, and Social Followers


WordPress Giveaway Plugin

RafflePress is the most powerful and user-friendly WordPress contest plugin in the market.

Our goal is to help you grow your email list, website traffic, and social media followers with viral giveaways & contests.

Here’s how it works:

  1. RafflePress helps you capture visitor’s attention with attractive giveaways … and what happens next is AMAZING.

  2. Website visitors enter the giveaway with their email address which helps you grow your email list.

  3. Visitors are incentivized to share the giveaway to earn more entries which helps you boost engagement.

  4. This word of mouth advertising helps you get more traffic, FASTER which basically leads to more sales and revenue.

Simply put, RafflePress helps you unlock viral growth by turning your website visitors into brand ambassadors.

As a result, you get more website traffic, email subscribers, and social media engagement FASTER without buying any paid ads!


We believe that you shouldn’t have to hire a developer to create a giveaway. That’s why we built RafflePress, a drag & drop WordPress giveaway plugin that’s EASY and POWERFUL.

At RafflePress, user experience is our #1 priority. Our pre-built goal focused giveaway templates and workflows make RafflePress the most beginner friendly contest plugin in the market.

RafflePress is a 100% mobile responsive giveaway solution, so your contests will always look great on all devices (mobile, tablet, laptop, and desktop).

RafflePress giveaway widgets are also highly optimized for web and server performance because we understand the importance of speed when it comes to SEO and conversion. We can honestly say that RafflePress is one of the fastest WordPress giveaway plugins in the market.

RafflePress Pro
This plugin is the lite version of the RafflePress Pro plugin that comes with all the giveaway features you will ever need including email marketing integrations, giveaway landing page, proven goal based giveaway templates, viral sharing features, verified bonus actions, and tons more. Click here to purchase the best premium WordPress giveaway plugin now!

We took the pain out of creating contests and made it easy. Here’s why smart business owners, designers, and developers love RafflePress, and you will too!

Drag & Drop Giveaway Builder

We were tired of the bloated and buggy WordPress contest plugins. That’s why we built RafflePress to adapt to your workflow and allow you to create a giveaway campaign widget or landing page in minutes.

By using our easy to use drag and drop sweepstakes builder, you can easily add prizes with images, configure viral sharing actions, customize the styles and basically create a complete giveaway campaign in 5 minutes or less.

Pre-built Goal Based Giveaway Templates

While our WordPress giveaway plugin is very easy to use, we created smart goal based workflows to save you time.

RafflePress comes with pre-built contest templates that are inspired by the best practices of the most successful campaigns in the history of internet.

The goal of our giveaway templates is to help you get huge results, FAST!

Verified Bonus Actions – Get More Followers and Real Engagement

RafflePress allows you to reward extra entries to users for competing bonus action items such as joining your facebook page, following you on Twitter, watching a video, and more.

Unlike other WordPress giveaway plugins, we verify these actions using API where possible, so you can get higher quality social media followers with real engagement.

Built-in Viral Sharing to Grow Your Website Traffic

RafflePress get your visitors to bring you even more visitors.

Simply put, you get more website traffic without buying any ads.

Our built-in viral sharing feature reward users with bonus entries if they refer-a-friend or share your giveaway on social media using their custom referral link.

Email Marketing Integrations to Help You Get More Subscribers

RafflePress offers seamless integration with your favorite email marketing services like MailChimp, Constant Contact, AWeber, Drip, Active Campaign, and more.

You can also use our Zapier integration to connect with thousands of other CRMs and marketing apps.

Mobile Ready, SEO Friendly and Optimized for Speed

RafflePress giveaway widget is 100% responsive and mobile-friendly by default. We also optimized every query on the front-end and the back-end to ensure maximum speed – Yes, RafflePress is one of the fastest WordPress contest plugin.

You can embed your giveaway on any page with optimized title and description. With the speed and proper formatting, RafflePress is also one of the most SEO friendly giveaway plugin.

For higher conversions, the Pro version of RafflePress also offers dedicated giveaway landing pages which are proven to boost engagement.

Social Logins, Fraud Detection, and More

RafflePress makes it easy for users to enter your giveaway by either providing their email address or through our social login feature which lets them login with Facebook.

Our smart fraud detection feature helps you verify each action and user email, so you can invlidate fraud entries.

RafflePress makes it easy to pick winners for your giveaway campaigns using our random generator. If you’re giving multiple prizes, then you can even pick multiple winners at once.

Easy to Customize and Extend

You can easily customize your giveaways with custom CSS.

We also knew that our developer friends may want to extend contact forms further. That’s why RafflePress come with tons of hooks and filters to create custom functionality.

Full RafflePress Feature List

  • Drag & Drop Giveaway Builder
  • Viral Giveaway Templates
  • Responsive Mobile Friendly Giveaway Widget
  • 1-Click Entry + Fraud Protection
  • Viral Sharing (Refer a Friend)
  • Social Media Integrations
  • Marketing & CRM Integrations
  • Giveaway Landing Page
  • Tracking and Reporting

Giveaway Actions

RafflePress offers goal focused giveaway actions to help you get more subscribers, get more social engagement, and get more website traffic.

Get More Subscribers Actions:

  • Visit us on Facebook
  • Follow us on Twitter
  • Visit us on Instagram
  • Follow us on Pinterest
  • Visit our YouTube Channel
  • Join an Email Newsletter

Get More Social Engagement Actions:

  • Refer a Friend (Viral)
  • View Facebook Post / Video
  • View Instagram Post / Video
  • Watch a YouTube Video

Get More Website Traffic Actions:

  • Tweet a Message
  • Share a Facebook Message
  • Visit a Page
  • Answer a Question
  • Invent Your Own


  • MailChimp
  • Constant Contact
  • AWeber
  • Active Campaign
  • Drip
  • Zapier

After reading this feature list, you can probably imagine why RafflePress is the best WordPress contest plugin in the market.

Give RafflePress a try.

Want to unlock more features? Upgrade to our Pro version.


This plugin is created by John Turner and Syed Balkhi.

Branding Guideline

RafflePress is a trademark of SeedProd LLC. When writing about the giveaway plugin by RafflePress, please make sure to uppercase the R and P.

  • RafflePress (correct)
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Visit WPBeginner to learn from our WordPress Tutorials and find out about other best WordPress plugins.


RafflePress is absolutely, positively the most beginner friendly WordPress giveaway plugin on the market. It is both easy and powerful.

We took the pain out of creating online giveaways and made it easy, so you can grow your email list, website traffic, and social media followers with viral giveaways and contests. Check out all RafflePress features.

Also, I’m the founder of WPBeginner, the largest WordPress resource site for beginners. It was a huge priority for me to make a WordPress giveaway plugin that beginners can use without any training.

I feel that we have done that here. I hope you enjoy using RafflePress.

Thank you

Syed Balkhi


  • RafflePress Giveaway Builder
  • RafflePress Actions
  • RafflePress Giveaway Widget
  • RafflePress Giveaway Landing Page
  • RafflePress Pick a Winner


This plugin provides 1 block.



  1. Install RafflePress Lite either via the plugin repository or by uploading the files to your server. (See instructions on how to install a WordPress plugin)
  2. Activate RafflePress Lite.
  3. Navigate to the RafflePress tab at the bottom of your admin menu and click the “Add New” button to begin creating your new WordPress giveaway.
  4. Want more features? Purchase the full version of RafflePress!


Who should use RafflePress?

RafflePress is perfect for business owners, bloggers, designers, developers, photographers, and basically everyone else. If you want to grow your email list, website traffic, and social media followers, then you need to use the RafflePress giveaway plugin.

Do I need to have coding skills to use RafflePress?

Absolutely not. You can create and manage viral giveaways without any coding knowledge (100% drag & drop contest builder). RafflePress is the most beginner friendly giveaway plugin in the market.

What type of giveaways and contests can I build with RafflePress?

RafflePress drag & drop contest builder combined with our addons is the most powerful WordPress giveaway form plugin in the market. Here are some types of WordPress contests you can create:

  • Facebook Contest to Grow Your Facebook Page
  • Facebook Giveaway to Get More Video Views and Likes
  • Instagram Giveway to Grow Your Instagram Followers
  • Instagram Contest to Get More Video Views and Likes
  • Pinterest Contest and Sweepstakes to Grow Your Pinterest Following
  • Twitter Contest to Grow Your Twitter Followers
  • Twitter Giveaway to Get More Retweets
  • YouTube Contest and Competition to Grow Your YouTube Channel
  • YouTube Giveaway to Get More Video Views
  • Refer a Friend Viral Giveaway to Get More Website Traffic
  • Email Signup Giveaway to Grow Your Email List
  • App Download Competition to Get More App Installs
  • Poll / Survey Giveaway to Boost User Engagement
  • Custom Question Giveaway and Contest
  • Social Login Giveaway like Gleam
  • Email Login Giveaway like RaffleCopter
  • WooCommerce Contests and Giveaways
  • Pre-Launch Contests and Giveaways
  • Photo Contests and Giveaways
  • Contest Landing Page
  • Giveaway Landing Page
  • Social Media Contests
  • Refer a Friend Contests
  • Email List Contests
I’d like access to all features. How can I get them?

You can get access to more features, addons and support by upgrading to our Pro version. Purchasing a Pro license gets you access to the full version of RafflePress, automatic updates, priority support, and all RafflePress Addons!


September 11, 2019
All sizzle, no real steak I was going to buying Rafflepress, it looked great from reviews, until I realized this company was using their own CEO as one of their five star reviews. When I looked further they have an affiliate program which could explain where they are getting some of their reviews from. Long and short this product is nothing special. They claim to have validated actions, when in reality very few if any are validated.
September 6, 2019
I have looked at every giveaway plugin under the sun and this one is by far the best! Not to mention that it is much cheaper than the saas ones out there. Great job guys!!
September 5, 2019
So far so good. I just ran my first raffle and the results have been great. The plugin is super easy to use and has some great features. I have had to chat with support to resolve some things and they were on it and took care of things right away. I like that they reach out to users to see what features we want. It's great having it builtin to my websites as well. I have tried other raffle apps and just find this one more convenient. Although it instantly integrates with some major marketing apps, I am an Infusionsoft user and hope that one day, it will be part of the paid version as I do not want to spend hundreds on another app to get them to integrate. There is however an HTML form option which makes this possible for now which is nice. Overall, I am happy with this plugin and the support and would recommend it to anyone looking to hold raffles. Looking forward to seeing what else they come with inside the plugin!
September 3, 2019
I've run half-a-dozen contests now for various web properties we own. Usually it's MINIMUM $100 per contest, and the functionality is extremely wonky (i.e. it won't do what I want it to do). Enter Rafflepress... First of all, simply HAVING a lifetime purchase option is HUGE! We've found viral contests to be a great way to get leads, but the cost was always a deterrent. Now it's a decently big charge up-front... but then it's paid for FOREVER. It allows us to do all sorts of things with lead gen and customer retention we've wanted to do for years. Secondly, everything works really smoothly. No need to provide a bunch of extra info, make a video, get all kinds of graphics, etc. It's just set up the integrations you want (even with a "zap" if you have some exotic platform), and then let it loose. Very easy to run facebook ads to a decent prize and build a list up right away. It seems like most people complain about the price in their negative reviews. Might I suggest if that's the case, they spend tens of thousands of dollars to develop a competing plugin and simply give it away? If that's a better business model, then that company should do gangbusters as well! Sarcasm aside, you get what you pay for. I'm sure there are "budget" or "free" contest plugins out there that can work okay for many folks. But if you're serious about building an email list with contests, I'd highly recommend paying a little bit of cash and getting Rafflepress!
August 26, 2019
it's sad to see such big plugin bragging its free.... yes the lite version is one big joke. I was looking for a proper plugin, where not everything is pay and where I can actually just buy premium because I know that money is getting well spent. However, this plugin.. to have a landing page... you gotta pay 150 dollars a year. my suggestion: delete the plugin or completely redo your WordPress plugin homepage.
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