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Create a customizable Easy Popup and install it on your site to share announcements with your clients. Make sure to customize colors and images and add an engaging text to draw your visitors’ attention and effectively share important information. Once you’ve installed an Easy popup widget on your page, you can easily add new articles and moderate them directly from your administration panel. 

How can I create and install an Easy popup widget? 

As the name suggests, setting up our notification widget is very easy. Simply follow these steps: 

Step 1: Go to Administration > Embeddable elements > Easy Popup and open the General tab. Next, click on the “+” icon in the upper right corner to create a new widget.

New Easy popup

Image 1. New Easy Popup Widget

Step 2: Name your new Easy Popup widget, select position on the page and define closability. 

Create new popup widget in Paldesk

Image 2. Create new Easy popup widget

Step 3. Finally, edit the new notification you created – select colors, closability, delays, add links etc. and select “Create new Easy popup” once you’re done. 

Edit new easy popup article

Image 3. Create new Easy popup article

Step 4. Once you’ve configured your new widget according to your preferences, go to the Install tab and follow our instructions to install it on your website. You can install it via code snippet or one of our plugins – select your preferred option and follow the steps defined in the app or email our instructions to your webmaster.

Note: Please make sure to copy the correct code snippet or API key,  and enable your popup widget in the app when installing it on your site. Also, if you are using multiple widgets on your site, make sure our popup notification does not overlap with one of them. You can easily change the widget’s position in your Easy popup > General tab

Here’s an example of what the popup can look like on your website:

Easy Popup example on site

Image 4. Example of the Easy popup widget on your site

What are my customization options?

Once you’ve successfully set up your new notification widget and installed it on your website, you can always modify it from your Paldesk dashboard. Here are some of the things you can modify:

Status: You can enable or disable the widget in order to display it or hide it from your site.

Visibility: Go to the Visibility tab and specify if your notification will be visible on all devices or pages on your website. 

Content: Change the title or text depending on your preferences or needs. To add emojis, select one from a list, copy and paste it into the text box.

Colors and images: Edit colors or images to reflect your brand.

Display time: You can decide if your notification will be displayed continuously or for a limited period of time.

Custom content: You also have the option to add custom HTML content to your notification.

Position: Decide if your notification will be displayed on the left or the right side of the screen.

Popup as a link: If enabled, this option allows you to add an external link to your popup. When users click on your notification, they will be redirected to the page you specified.

Take a quick look at your popup settings below:

Video 1. Easy popup administration options

If you decide to add a link to your Easy popup widget, once your customers click on the notification, they will be redirected to a website you specified. Here’s an example: 

Video 2.  Easy popup as link 

Once you have installed a new Easy popup on your page, you can simply modify your existing articles or add new ones in the app. To install a new notification widget on a different website, go back to the app and create a brand new widget, as described above. 

And that’s all you need to know about the Easy popup widget! If you come across any issues, reach out to us via live chat at paldesk.com or email us at support@paldesk.com. We’ll be more than happy to help you set things up!

Easy popup was last modified: April 9th, 2020 by student@paldesk.com
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