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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. Plugin Settings

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 campaign globally or only on one page.

Additional Pro Features

  • Two additional campaign types: FlyIn and Full Screen.
  • 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.
  • Advanced Campaign Settings - Restrict by Page/Post/URL/Period, randomization, scheduling.
  • Options to trigger campaign on JS hover or click events (for instance, when user is trying to leave the page).

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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 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.

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Configure when and how the campaign will appear.
These are the free version options:

  • Display method - Only Pop-Up is available.
  • Disable the campaign - This is useful if you have many global campaigns and you would like to disable all but one.
  • 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".
  • Background colors - Enter a value in the provided box for campaign background color. Accepts also "transparent".
  • Shape - Choose a shape (sharp or rounded) from 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 underlay 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.
  • Minimum device width - Enter a value in the provided box to choose a minimum width for the campaign banner. This option let you limit the campaign to show only on non-mobile devices.
  • Show on every page - Makes the campaign global, appearing in every page and post.
  • Show on selected posts/pages - Makes the campaign appear only in a selected page or post.

Congratulations, the campaign is ready!

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

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Plugin Settings

The free version has no additional settings.

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