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[Resolved] Change text of 'Subscription' module inside [jpsub]

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  • Plugin Author Jeremy Herve

    @jeherve

    I am afraid the shortcode doesn’t offer such options yet. I will think about adding more parameters in a future version.

    In the meantime, you could use the standard Subscription widget in your sidebar, and add your custom code in a text widget above the Subscriptions widget.

    Plugin Author Jeremy Herve

    @jeherve

    Jetpack now includes its own Subscription shortcode:
    [jetpack_subscription_form]

    I would recommend that you switch to this one.

    Is there a way to change the Jetpack shortcode text? From this (my Travel Blog) to an alterntive?

    Cheers
    Tyrhone

    Tyrhone,

    I am just a beginner at this, but in the file:

    jetpack/modules/subscriptions.php

    I located this section:

    function defaults

    where I found:

    ‘title’ => esc_html__( ‘Subscribe to Blog via Email’, ‘jetpack’ ),
    ‘subscribe_text’=> esc_html__( ‘Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.’, ‘jetpack’ ),
    ‘subscribe_button’ => esc_html__( ‘Subscribe’, ‘jetpack’ ),
    ‘subscribe_logged_in’ => esc_html__( ‘Click to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.’, ‘jetpack’ ),
    ‘show_subscribers_total’ => true,

    I changed the text ‘Subscribe to Blog via Email’ and ‘Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.’ to something that better suited my needs and so far nothing is broken … yet.

    The one thing I haven’t figured out is how to display the total number of subscribers.

    I’m sure someone will let me know if there is something wrong with this method,

    WCF

    Thanks WCF, away from my pc but that sounds good. I will give it a try tonight. Appreciate the info and will let you know how it goes.

    Ty

    Plugin Author Jeremy Herve

    @jeherve

    I’m sure someone will let me know if there is something wrong with this method,

    @wcfphoto Your method is correct, thanks.

    The one thing I haven’t figured out is how to display the total number of subscribers.

    You can add a parameter to the shortcode, like so:

    [jetpack_subscription_form show_subscribers_total="true"]

    It worked! Thanks a lot WCF.

    I had the opposite problem as booth_1 – I wanted to hide the number of subscribers. I tried [jetpack_subscription_form show_subscribers_total="false"] based on inverting Jeremy’s suggestion above, but had no luck.

    I modified the jetpack/modules/subscriptions.php file and added echo $show_subscribers_total; and saw that it was outputting a 1.

    I then tried [jetpack_subscription_form show_subscribers_total="0"] and successfully hid my subscriber count.

    Wanted to point this out in the event anyone else ran across this issue.

    We tried to change the text of the [jetpack_subscription_form] using the method described by WCF, but when we did, it crashed our entire site (htttp://turtlestravel.com)! It started returning a Server Error, and we couldn’t access the WP Dashboard or any part of the blog. Only when we reverted back to the original text was it all fixed. Any idea why this would have happened? Were we editing the file in the wrong place/section? We were doing it via the Bluehost C-Panel within wp-content…seemed to be the exact path wcfphoto had referred to.

    OldUncleMike

    @oldunclemike

    Just as a quick update you can set any of the parameters in the shortcode. So to change the wording use:
    [jetpack_subscription_form subscribe_text=”Give us your email address to subscribe and receive get told of new stuff by email.”]

    Much safer than hacking the PHP

    turtlestravel

    @turtlestravel

    Thanks for the tip OldUncleMike, we will have to give that a shot!

    booth_1

    @booth_1

    Thanks OldUncleMike, that is an excellent tip!

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