How to integrate widgets with SendGrid

Summary

  1. Log in to GetSiteControl → click Site settingsIntegrations
  2. Click Connect next to SendGrid → enter your SendGrid API key
  3. To find your API key, go to your SendGrid account, open Settings > API Keys > Create API key. Choose Restricted access and check Marketing Campaigns in Access Details
  4. Go back to the dashboard → click Edit on the necessary widget (Subscribe, Contact or Survey)
  5. Switch to Integrations → choose SendGrid from the drop-down list under Third party integrations
  6. Choose a mailing list using the drop-down menu
  7. Click Map widget fields → match fields → click OK


If you use SendGrid 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.

Follow the steps below to integrate your Subscribe, Contact or Survey widget with SendGrid.

Step 1

Open your GetSiteControl dashboard and click Site settings at the top of the page.

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Open the Integrations tab, find SendGrid in the list of applications and click Connect.

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Fill in the API key field.

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To create an API key, open your SendGrid account, click Settings and choose API Keys.

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Click on the Create API key button.

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Choose Restricted access and make sure Marketing Campaigns are enabled in Access Details.

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You can see that SendGrid is now connected. Here you can disconnect it at any time if necessary.

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Step 2

Go back to the list of your widgets, find the one you want to connect to SendGrid and click Edit. Open the Integrations tab.

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Select SendGrid from the drop-down list under Third-party integrations.

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Use the second drop-down menu to choose one of your existing SendGrid lists. This is the list new GetSiteControl subscribers will be copied to.

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Click the Map widget fields link and make sure the fields of your widget are correctly matched to those of your SendGrid list. Here you can choose what information you want GetSiteControl to send to SendGrid and what fields these details should be added to. You can read more about field mapping here.

Click OK to save the changes. The widget is now connected to SendGrid. Every time a website visitor submits their details via the widget on your website, the information will be instantly exported to SendGrid.

If you have any questions, feel free to contact us at support@getsitecontrol.com.