Do you want to get more audience after publishing new blog posts in website? Email subscriptions is one of the best way to get back old traffic in your blog. Because, most of the blog readers prefer to receive updates of new posts by email (rather than subscribing in an RSS feed). To make it even easier for your readers to stay in touch with your blogs, the Blogger Team have developed an amazing widget with named “Follow by Email”.
Using Feedburner technology, this new gadget offers a one-click solution for adding an email subscriptions form to our Blogger-powered blogs. You don’t even need to sign up with Feedburner or visit the Feedburner dashboard to configure this for use in our sites!
Add Official Email Subscriptions Widget in Blogspot
What you will read here?
To begin using this official email subscriptions widget, go to Design>Page Elements in your Blogger dashboard and click “Add a Gadget” in the section where you’d like the email form to appear.
In the following menu, select “Follow by Email” from the list of default gadgets which will bring up a pop-up box like this:
When setting up the Email Subscriptions Widget for the first time, a Feedburner Feed URL is created for you. Usually this is based on the name of your blog (so long as this feed name is not already in use).
You can change the name of the feed URL in order to:
- Create a new Feedburner account using an alternative feed name to the one suggested
- Use the name of an existing Feedburner feed if you have already set up Feedburner for your site
Once added, the email subscriptions widget will appear like this in the blog layout, using a grey “Submit” button and text input field which stretches to fit the available space:
This appearance should blend with your existing color scheme and other gadgets in our blog in the same manner as other Basic gadgets.
I hope you’re able to do this simple things by yourself. Just follow up my tricks what I’ve explained in this tutorial. Don’t forget to hit social buttons for sharing your love!