Popups wear many hats, including those of a product endorser, email list builder, information conveyer, and more. So it’s natural to want them to look presentable and work intelligently.
But not all popup builders let you create smart popups. In fact, the majority of WordPress popup tools only offer the basics.
WP Popups is a standout in this regard. A versatile popups plugin for WordPress, WP Popups lets you create various kinds of popups, target them with detailed display rules, and connect them to a ton of other software if required.
The premium version of WP Popups comes with more capabilities. You can use it to show coupons, email opt-ins, idle activity notices, and lots more.
In this detailed WP Popups review, you’ll get to learn more about what the plugin can do and see it in action.
WP Popups is a complete overhaul of the renowned Popups plugin, with an active install count of over 30,000 sites at the time of this writing. There are both free and premium versions of the plugin—the latter offer extra functionality that some website owners should find useful.
So what are the key features of WP Popups?
- A intuitive template builder to create and customize your popups
- Detailed targeting rules to reach specific users, devices, content, etc.
- 5 display locations and 3 trigger rules (including time on site and scroll depth)
- Integrations with other form plugins like WP Forms, MailPoet, Ninja Forms, etc.
- Shortcodes for different social networks
Here’s what it’s like to create a popup with this versatile tool…
In this section, I’ll share my experience of using WP Popups. Just to give you an idea, the plugin is really easy to use and quite flexible when it comes to targeting.
To create your first popup, install the plugin on your WordPress site, then go to WP Popups → Add New. This will launch the visual popup builder, which has roughly the same UI as the popular WPForms plugin, which comes as a pleasant surprise (at least for those who use the form builder).
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Choosing a Template
The first step is to choose a popup name and template. You can either go with a pre-existing template or create your own design from scratch.
The free version five pre-designed templates:
Most templates have a minimalistic appearance and should work just fine for most websites.