How to integrate widgets with iContact

How to integrate widgets with iContact

If you use iContact for email marketing and Getsitecontrol widgets to collect email addresses of your website visitors, you can easily connect the two apps to avoid having to manually export and import data. Simply choose the necessary mailing list and Getsitecontrol will add every new email subscriber to this list automatically.

1. Find the Integrations tab

You can connect your Getsitecontrol account to iContact when editing your widget. Choose the Integrations tab in the top bar.

Getsitecontrol dashboard with the highlighted Integrations tab

2. Connect your Getsitecontrol account to iContact

In the Third party integrations section, click the +Add application link and choose iContact from the drop-down list.

Integrations section with the highlighted iContact item in the dropdown list

Enter the App ID, your Username and API password.

Integration settings modal window

Your Username is your iContact account email. To find your App ID and API password, open this page and register Getsitecontrol as a new app. Choose API 2.0 in the second step. Then click the link enable this AppId for your account. On the next page, follow the provided instructions to create a password.

Your AppId section in the iContact control panel

Paste your Username, App ID and API password into the corresponding fields and click Save. Now your accounts are connected.

3. Choose the list

You will then be offered to choose one of your existing iContact lists. Choose the one you want the collected emails to be exported to.

Selecting an iContact mailing list

4. Map your widget fields

Make sure the fields of your widget are matched to those in the iContact list. Click the Map widget fields button to check that the fields are properly matched. You can read more about field mapping here.

Widget fields mapping modal window

When you are done mapping the fields, click OK. That’s it. Now all new contacts will be automatically copied to the iContact list you have specified.

You can connect your widget to more than one third-party application. Click the +Add application link to add another integration for the current widget.

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