You might be wondering how to integrate ClickFunnels with WordPress. It’s a common question, since WordPress is the most popular blogging platform in the world. More importantly, integrating a sales funnel like ClickFunnels with WordPress could prove very useful. Below, we’ll discuss the steps you need to take to get started.
Step 1: Install and Activate the ClickFunnels WordPress Plugin
First off, you’ll need to install and activate the ClickFunnels WordPress Plugin. To do this, visit https://clickfunnels.com/ and click on the Plugin button in the top right corner. After clicking on the Plugin, you’ll see a brief popup saying that installation is complete. Now, you can navigate to your WordPress dashboard and click on the Plugin button in the top right corner again to activate it. Doing this will bring you to the WordPress Plugin screen, as shown below.
To test out the functionality of the plugin, you can click on the Try It button. Doing this will take you to a blank page with a button that says Try It. Once you’re on this page, you can fill in the details of a form and submit it. If you want to track the form submission, you can use the “Contact Us” tab in the bottom right corner to get a copy of the email that was sent. This will help you determine whether or not the plugin is working as expected.
Step 2: Configure the Form
Now that you have the WordPress Plugin activated, you can begin configuring the form. To begin with, visit https://clickfunnels.com/settings/ and click the Configure button in the top right corner. Doing this will bring you to the Settings screen. As you can see in the image below, there are a number of options you can configure. For the purpose of this article, you’ll want to set “How am I supposed to collect the data” to “Email Address” and “What should the email subject be” to “Free WordPress Demo”.
Once you make these changes, click on the Save Changes button at the top right of the screen to continue editing the form. You’ll now be back to the Dashboard screen, as shown below.
From this point onward, all you have to do is start adding more forms to your site. You can create as many forms as you’d like and can use the free or paid version of the plugin to make them live on your site.
Step 3: Use the Form On Your WordPress Site
Once you have the form configured as desired, you can use it on your WordPress site by going back to the Dashboard screen and clicking on the Use URL button that’s next to the form’s activation URL. Doing this will bring you to the Form On Your WordPress site screen, as shown below. From here, you can copy the form’s code and paste it into your site’s sidebar or footer. This is where Google Ads, affiliate links, and any other monetization mechanisms you might choose to use will go.
Step 4: Manage Your Lists
Another useful feature of the ClickFunnels WordPress Plugin is the Lists functionality. You can use this to create and manage email lists that users can subscribe to. To create a new list, click on the List button in the top right corner of the Form On Your WordPress site screen. Doing this will take you to the Lists screen, as shown below. From here, you can enter a list name and description, as well as choose a template design for your lists.
You can then choose which subscribers you’d like to include in each list. To subscribe to a list, visit https://clickfunnels.com/ and log in using your WordPress credentials. Once you’re logged in, click on the Lists button at the top right of the dashboard, and then choose which lists you’d like to subscribe to. You can use this feature to create a list for each phase of a buying cycle, or create a list for new subscribers and one for returning subscribers.
Step 5: Analyze the Data
Last but not least, let’s not forget about the data. You have a number of features built into the ClickFunnels WordPress Plugin that can help you analyze the data and find patterns that can help you make informed decisions about your site and business. To start with, you can use the built-in Reports function to create different reports that can help you analyze traffic, leads, and much more. You can choose to download these reports and view them in a variety of formats, such as Excel, PDF, or CSV.
In addition to the built-in Reports function, you can use the Data Mining tool to find patterns and relationships in your data. This functionality is useful for identifying customers’ preferences and tailoring your content based on what they want. For example, you might decide that the majority of your visitors like watching videos about lifestyle and fashion, so you create a new series featuring the best trends and fashion videos on YouTube. You can then use the Data Mining tool to find out which types of content your audience likes most and use that to create new content for your site. Alternatively, you can use the data to determine areas of your site that need additional work (i.e., getting more leads) and what marketing strategies are proving to be effective (i.e., videos).
Whatever you do, make sure that you add value to your community and that your efforts are supported by data.