Tutorial

How to Add a Pop Up Using the Generator

The Popup Generator allows you to create different types of popups for your MemberGate pages.

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1. Under 'Tools' choose 'PopUp Generator'

Under 'Tools' choose 'PopUp Generator' and select to add a new popup or choose an existing one from the drop down to edit

 

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2. Add a Pop Up Name

Add a Pop Up Name - This is for Internal Purposes Only

 

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3. Set the status to 'Active' for the Pop Up to run

Set the status to 'Active' for the Pop Up to run. The status can be changed to 'Inactive' at anytime. The Popup will not run on any pages that it is set to run.

4. Add the headline that will show at the top of the pop up box in the PopUp Title field

PopUp Title - This is the Headline that will show at the top of the PopUp box

 

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5. Add the contents of your PopUp message in the Pop Up Body box

Pop Up Body - Add the contents of your PopUp message in this box. The information can be like any content that is added to another page on your site.

 

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6. Set how the pop up will be displayed in the PopUp Display field

PopUp Display - This field will determine how the popup box will appear on the screen while the pop up is being displayed.

 

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Choose your option from the drop down box:

A. Light Box will darken the whole screen so the popup is the only item showing and is highlighted in the middle of the screen. It will appear over all of the content on the page as seen below.

 

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B. An Inline Popup will add the pop up box directly within the content on the page. It will appear where the popup cf tag has been positioned within the 'text or html box' on the content page as seen below"

 

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7. Select the Pop Up Types from the drop down menu

Select the Pop Up Types from the drop down menu. The next choices will change depending on which PopUp type is chosen. 


 

Exit - The PopUp will show when the user leaves the page

Select how often the exit popup should show

 

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Entry - The PopUp will show when the user enters the page

 

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Click Pop up - The PopUp will show when the user clicks a specific link text or image on the page

Once the Pop up is created, paste the CF tag on the page exactly where you would like the text link or image to appear

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Scroll Pop-up - The PopUp will show when the user scrolls to a specific portion on the page

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8. Reset the PopUp Key, if necessary

 Pop Up Key - If you want to change the pop up so the popup shows again for people who have already seen the pop up - change this key information

9. Click the 'Save PopUp' button

Click the 'Save PopUp' button

10. Copy the CF tag provided by the software. Paste the CF tag in the body

Copy the CF tag provided by the software. Paste the CF tag in the body of a content page, department page, portal page, or category (in the 'script for this category box). The location of where the CF tag is pasted will depend on where you would like the popup to appear.