CM Pop-Up Banners (CMPB) - Free Version Guide


Free Version Guide

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This guide covers the free  version of the Pop-Up Banners.
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Table of Contents

  1. Differences Between Free and Pro
  2. How to Utilize The Plugin
    1. Overview
    2. Finding The Plugin in The Back-End
  3. Quick Start
  4. Statistics
  5. Plugin Settings
  6. Import/Export

Differences Between Free and Pro

Free Version Features

  • One campaign type: Pop-Up Banner.
  • Add HTML and images to the campaigns.
  • You can prevent campaigns from showing in mobile devices.
  • Choose to display the campaign globally or only on one page.
  • AdDesigner - A dedicated tool to create banners matching your site’s branding.

Additional Pro Features

  • Two additional campaign types: FlyIn and Full Screen.
  • Ad Statistics - Track banner clicks and impressions in an easy-to-use report.
  • Advanced Campaign Settings - Restrict by Page/Post/URL/Period, randomization, scheduling.
  • Options to trigger campaign on JS hover or click events (for instance, when the user is trying to leave the page).
Free Edition Pro Edition
One campaign type: Pop-Up Banner
Three campaign types: Pop-Up, FlyIn, and Full Screen
Add HTML and images to the campaigns
Add HTML and images to the campaigns
Prevent campaigns from showing in mobile devices
Prevent campaigns from showing in mobile devices
Choose to display the campaign globally or only on one page
Advanced Campaign Settings - Restrict by Page/Post/URL/Period, randomization, scheduling.
Trigger on page load only Trigger campaign on JS hover or click events (for instance, when the user is trying to leave the page).
AdDesigner - A dedicated tool to create banners matching your site’s branding. AdDesigner - A dedicated tool to create banners matching your site’s branding.
- Ad Statistics - Track banner clicks and impressions in an easy-to-use report.
- Import and export Pop-Up Banners list in JSON format.
- Plugin can be used forever; one year support and updates

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How to Utilize The Plugin

Overview

CreativeMinds Pop-Up Banners lets users customize and promote events, products and offers on a WordPress site. 

This is accomplished through pop-up banners called "campaigns - You can add text, images and more to each and then choose to display them globally or specify one page where each should appear.

Below, an example of a pop-up:

Finding The Plugin In The Back-End

Everything related to the plugin can be found by navigating to  Admin Dashboard → CM Pop-Up banners for WordPress.

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Quick Start

Learn how to utilize the plugin.

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Create a campaign by heading to  Admin Dashboard → CM Pop-Up Banners for WordPress → Add New Campaign
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Define the title - this is only important for your organization, as the readers don't have access to it.

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Customize the content of the campaign. This is the most important step, this is the content that your readers will see. Note that you can add HTML formatting, images and videos to the content area.
You can also use AdDesigner by clicking the button Show AdDesigner. This feature will help you to customize an style Post content with simple controls and fields. Users see how applied changes effect the post content without saving and refreshing page. Learn more about AdDesigner.
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Configure when and how the campaign will appear in the Campaign - Options section.

  • Type - Choose the display method of the pop-up banner. Only the Pop-Up type is available in free version.
  • Disable campaign - This is useful if you have many global campaigns and you would like to disable all but one.
  • Close on clicking anywhere - If this checkbox is selected then this campaign's banner will close on clicking anywhere in the underlay area. Otherwise it will close only when clicked on the button in it's corner.
  • Width - Enter a value in the provided box for the campaign width. Accepted values include: numbers (in pixels), percents (eg 75%) or "auto".
  • Height - Enter a value in the provided box for the campaign height. Accepted values include: numbers (in pixels), percents (eg 75%) or "auto".
  • Mobile Width - Enter a value for the campaign width on mobiles. If blank defaults to auto. Numeric values will be treated as pixels eg. 500 = 500px. It also accepts percentage values (eg 85%).
  • Mobile Height - Enter a value for the campaign height on mobiles. If blank defaults to auto. Numeric values will be treated as pixels eg. 500 = 500px. It also accepts percentage values (eg 85%).
  • Background color - Enter a value in the provided box for campaign background color. Accepts also "transparent".
  • Shape - Choose a shape (sharp or rounded) from the drop-down menu.
  • Center content vertically/horizontally  - If this checkbox is selected, this campaign's banner content will be centered vertically/horizontally.
  • Underlay type - Choose the underlying type for the campaign from the drop-down menu. In a dark underlay is chosen all the web page content behind the pop-up will be hard to read while pop-up appears.
  • Show on every page - Makes the campaign global, appearing in every page and post.
  • Show on homepage - If this checkbox is selected then this campaign will be displayed on homepage (main url of the site).
  • Show on selected posts/pages - Makes the campaign appear only on a selected page or post. Click +Add Page to add more pages

Congratulations, the campaign is ready!

These are the free version options:

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Manage all campaigns by heading to  Admin Dashboard → CM Pop-Up Banners for WordPress → Campaigns.

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Statistics

The free version has no Statistics feature.

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Plugin Settings

The free version has no additional settings.

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Import/Export

The free version has no Import/Export pop-up banners feature.

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