Wix Blog: Allowing Readers to Subscribe to Your Blog

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Keep your readers coming back for more by allowing them to subscribe to your blog. They'll receive email notifications every time you publish a new post with a link leading them back to your site.
There are 2 ways readers can subscribe:
Choose the method you want to offer on your site (or offer both) and follow the steps below to set it up.

Allowing readers to subscribe using a subscribe form

Build your mailing list by adding a subscribe form to your site. Anyone visiting your site can sign up and become a subscriber. After you've added your form, you can set your blog to send email notifications to subscribers whenever you publish a post.

To add a subscribe form:

  1. Click Add on the left side of the Editor.
  2. Click Contact and Forms.
  3. Scroll down to the Subscribe section and select a form.
  4. Click Form Settings to edit the text, submit message and more.
  5. Click Publish.
Want to customize your subscribers form?
Read our article about setting up your subscribe form.

Allowing Readers to Become Members of Your Blog

When you add Wix Blog, you can either add it with a Members Area or without one. If you choose to include a Members Area, visitors can sign up as members. You can choose if you want to approve them manually or not and automatically receive email notifications every time you post. 
If your blog currently does not have a Members Area, you can go ahead and add one at any time.

To add a Members Area:

  1. Click Add  on the left side of the Editor.
  2. Click the Members tab.
  3. Click Add to Site.

Allowing Readers to Unsubscribe from Your Blog

No matter how a reader signed up, they can always unsubscribe if they no longer want to receive email notifications about blog posts.  

Readers Who Signed Up Through a Subscribe Form

Every email notification sent to your readers includes an Unsubscribe link at the bottom. Readers can click this link to unsubscribe at any time. You can see a list of readers who unsubscribed using the Unsubscribed filter in your contact list. Learn More

Readers Who Signed Up as Members

Members automatically receive email notifications whenever you publish a post. They can choose to unsubscribe from these notifications while remaining members of your blog. If a member asks you how they can unsubscribe, you can provide the following instructions:
To unsubscribe from my blog:
  1. Click the login bar at the top of your site.
  2. Click Profile.
  3. Click Settings.
  4. Click Subscribe / Unsubscribe to receive or to stop receiving emails about new posts and updates. 

Additional Info and Troubleshooting

When a notification email is sent, the name that appears in the subject line is your site name. 
To learn how to change your site name, click here
If one of your readers is not receiving emails, check the following:
  • Make sure you followed the steps above to set up email notifications.
  • Make sure the notifications are not going to your spam folder. If they are, Instruct your readers to add notifications@blog.wix.com to their contacts.  
  • If a reader says they signed up using the Get Subscribers form but they aren't receiving emails, you can check if they signed up correctly. Go to the Contact List tab in your site's dashboard and use the filter to view your list of subscribed contacts or use the search function to look for a specific name. 

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