In this tutorial I’ll show you how to set up the opt-in form used in the “Minimalist” WordPress theme.
When setting up your form, you may need to select options to make your form GDPR compliant. You can learn more here.
1). To use the opt-in form seen the demo, in your wp-admin go to Plugins > Add New and search for, install, and activate the Optin Forms plugin.
2). Now, in your wp-admin click on the Optin Forms tab.
The image below shows the settings used for the opt-in form for the “Minimalist” WordPress Theme. You can of course adjust the settings to your liking.
*For the dark text, the color code is #191919. For the button background color, the color code is #ec745c.
3). To add the form to your blog, copy the shortcode provided towards the bottom of the settings page. It will say [optinform].
Then, in your wp-admin, go to Appearance > Widgets and add a Text box from your Available Widgets to the Full Width Below Header Widget. Finally, paste the shortcode in the Text box, and save your changes.