Custom Fields

One of the most powerful features of Noptin is its support for custom fields.

You can use custom fields to store more information about your subscribers (such as their phone numbers and birthdays).

noptin sample custom fields

This guide shows you how to create and edit custom fields.

Creating Custom Fields

To create a new custom field:-

First, visit your WordPress admin dashboard then click on Noptin > Settings > Custom Fields to open the custom fields overview page.

Noptin custom fields overview page
This page lists all custom fields. The label on the left is the field name while the label on the right is the merge tag. You can use merge tags in emails or confirmation messages to reference the custom fields.

Next, click on the “Add Field” button to create a new custom field then provide the field details.

noptin create custom field

Below is a video showing a “Phone Number” field being created.

Remember to click on the “Save Changes” button to save your changes.

Editing Custom Fields

To edit a custom field, click on the name of the field to open its options.

Noptin custom field edit

Noptin will reveal the field’s panel, allowing you to change:-

The field type. Supported field types include text inputs, textarea, number, radio buttons, select dropdown, date, and checkbox.

Noptin edit custom field type

The field name. Make sure the name describes the purpose of the field, e.g, Country, Birthday, etc. Noptin will display this name next to the field both on the admin page and the frontend.

Noptin edit custom field name

Editable. Whether or not newsletter subscribers can see and edit the value of the field.

noptin make custom field editable

If unchecked, you will be able to see and edit the value of the field, but subscribers won’t be able to do the same. This is useful, for example, when you need to store additional notes about a subscriber.

noptin subscriber notes custom field

Subscribers Table. Whether or not to include the field on the subscribers’ overview table.

noptin display field subscribers table

If checked, you will be able to see the value of the field when viewing the list of available subscribers.

noptin subscribers table example custom field

Remember to click on the “Save Changes” button to save your changes.

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