WP Popups Review: A Flexible, Targeted WordPress Popup Plugin

WP Popups Review: A Flexible, Targeted WordPress Popup Plugin

If you work with any type of popups on your WordPress site, you’ll want to check out our WP Popups review.

WP Popups is a complete revamp of the popular Popups plugin, which is active on 70,000+ sites according to WordPress.org. Because the new WP Popups plugin makes such big changes, the developer opted to discontinue the original Popups plugin and let people migrate to the new WP Popups plugin on their own time.

The new version of WP Popups brings a visual template builder, tons of detailed display rules, including WordPress-specific conditions, and plenty more.

Depending on which version you’re using, you can use WP Popups for email opt-ins, CTAs, login/registration forms, idle activity notices, coupons, and lots more.

Keep reading our full WP Popups review to learn more about the features and see the plugin in action.

WP Popups Review: The Feature List

WP Popups comes in both a free version at WordPress.org (WP Popups Lite) as well as a premium version with more features.

For our WP Popups review, we’re going to focus mainly on the free version at WordPress.org, but we will share what you can get in the premium version at the end of the review.

So what do you get in the free version?

  • 5 different popup locations
  • A visual template builder to control the design and content of your popups
  • Detailed display rules to target specific content, users, devices, etc.
  • 3 different trigger rules, including time on site and scroll depth
  • Integrations with other form plugins like WPForms, Gravity Forms, MailPoet, etc.

Here’s how it works to create a popup with WP Popups…

Hands-On With WP Popups

Once you install and activate the plugin, you can go to WP Popups → Add New to create your first popup.

This will launch the visual popup builder interface, which uses roughly the same interface as the popular WPForms plugin, which is a positive in my opinion.

1. Choose a Template

Your first option is to choose between starting from a pre-made template or building your own design from scratch.

The free version comes with two pre-made templates – elegant and transparent – while the premium version adds a number of new templates:

WP Popups review of templates




This article was written by Colin Newcomer and originally published on Learn WordPress with WPLift.

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