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Other people's email widget (4 posts)

  1. dtjin
    Member
    Posted 8 months ago #

    Yo,

    What widget or something else, can I use to get people's email that would work well with your theme... I want either a simple widget at the side to say, if you want to get an email every time I post please subscribe here, or maybe something more flashy at the top like a banner that will pop up to say subscribe here..

    Most widgets work with the default wordpress post that we built in class, but how do I make it work with the custom posttype that I made for my food blog?

    Thanks!
    Dewi

  2. Morten Rand-Hendriksen
    Member
    Theme Author

    Posted 8 months ago #

    Jetpack has a widget for that called "subscribe by email" or something like that.

  3. dtjin
    Member
    Posted 8 months ago #

    So, will it work when I post stuff using my custom posttype or just the built-in post?

  4. rcass
    Member
    Posted 8 months ago #

    For notifying followers, it will only send out notifications for new posts.

    This is what the jetpack documentation says:
    "Jetpack Subscriptions will only send out notifications for new posts. Publishing other post types (Pages, a Custom Post Type, etc) or updates of already published posts will not send a notification e-mail."

    (This info is right at the bottom of that documentation page)

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