Good morning Constant Contact community,
I am new at Constant Contact and WordPress and I'm trying to help out a charity (www.ChildrenWithCancer.org). I've been doing lots of research trying to answer this question and I figured I should just ask Constant Contact directly because that's the vendor we want to use exclusively.
I'm trying to move the full functionality of this site (really just a registration form)http://www.hatsonday.org into the "Hats On Day" page (far right in top-nav) of http://www.childrenwithcancer.org.
The issue is the registration form is hosted by EasyPurl and the ChildrenwithCancer site is hosted by WordPress. Plus, ChildrenwithCancer uses Constant Contact for the email marketing vendor and registration site uses EasyPurl. The GOAL is to get rid of EasyPurl all together.
From what I've learned, plugins are the magic of WP. The people managing the WP site have the Constant Contact plugin installed. Within it, I see an ad for Gravity Forms from the creator of the Constant Contact plugin but that's $30 or so (which I'd pay if it works!).
I think my issue is I need the registration form to send a personalized, email with graphics upon submission. The form plugins I've seen only send basic txt emails. The reg. form also has a personalized confirmation page which I'd need to replicate in WP as well.
Can anyone point me in the right direction?? I'm really trying to save this charity money.
I really appreciate anyone's help!
Thanks for posting. I found one Wordpress plugin available for Wordpress.org sites in the Constant Contact marketplace. This would allow you to collect subscribers but you're right, it wouldn't send an email with confirmation information. There is a confirmation email that sends from the EventSpot event after someone registers, do you use this currently?
I'll keep an eye out for something else to help. I'm sure another user in the Community will be able to give you some ideas too!
I found a plugin called Gravity Forms that I believe will work. I'll let you know because I'll probably need help collecting the info in Constant Contact via the form.
We use this Wordpress plugin: http://www.seodenver.com/plugins/constant-contact-signup-form-widget/. You can also use the one directly from Constant Contact: http://wordpress.org/plugins/constant-contact-api/. We don't create PURL emails or website pages, though. Ours is still pretty basic while we get the bones refined.