How To: Integrate KingSumo Plugin with ActiveCampaign

This week we announced that Kingsumo now integrates with yet another popular CRM, ActiveCampaign, making growing your email list that much easier. In case you’re unsure how to hook up your ActiveCampaign account, to your Kingsumo plugin, check out this quick how-to below:

 

  1. Set up your desired list in ActiveCampaign.Screen Shot 2017-04-13 at 3.30.03 PM
  2. Go to My Settings > Developer inside ActiveCampaign.Screen_Shot_2017-04-13_at_3_30_41_PM
  3. Grab your API Url & API Key.
  4. Head to your WP Admin Dashboard, and go to KingSumo Giveaways > Options > Services.Screen Shot 2017-04-13 at 3.28.34 PM
  5. Scroll down to the ActiveCampaign Integration section.activecampaign integration
  6. Input your API URL & API Key.
  7. Click Save.
  8. Then, from the dropdown select which ActiveCampaign list you’d like to push contestants to.
  9. Click Save again.

*Note: you can select a different list for each giveaway, within the giveaway editor, or you can use the global default list selected in step 8.

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Kingsumo Giveaways 1.6.0 released – Now Integrates with ActiveCampaign

New version of Kingsumo is now available!

For ActiveCampaign users, this is very exciting news, because the plugin now includes integration with your CRM of choice. To benefit from this and other updates, install the latest version of the plugin today.

Changelog

  • Added ActiveCampaign Integration! *cue confetti*
  • Sharing an embedded giveaway will now bring you to the page where the giveaway is embedded as opposed to the dedicated giveaway page.
  • Fixed issue with GetResponse integration.

Installation

To update to the latest version follow these steps:

  1. Log in to your WordPress admin
  2. Scroll down and select Installed Plugins from the Plugins menu
  3. Find KingSumo Giveaways in the installed plugins.  If you have 1.6.0 already then you are already up to date! otherwise proceed to step 4.
  4. Click Updates Available from the top of the Plugins list
  5. Find KingSumo Giveaways in the available updates and click update now

For more information or help see the frequently asked questions or drop support@kingsumo.com a line.

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KingSumo Giveaways 1.5.3 Released

We have released an update for the KingSumo Giveaways WordPress plugin. We recommend all users install the update to avoid incompatibilities and benefit from conversion tracking updates.

Changelog

  • Update for users seeing ‘0 entries’ on share page. Now users will see “Your number of contest entries will display once you have confirmed your email address. Please check your inbox to confirm now.” when “only confirmed entries are eligible to win” is selected by contest owner.
  • Ensured max 25 lists are pulling from mail chimp (vs. 10 lists).
  • Fix Conversion Tracking: Now only outputs the contents of the “conversion script” immediately after an entry as opposed to on every visit.
  • Update to shortcode so embedded contest height can be specified For ex:
    [ giveaway id=3 height=800 ]
  • Fix bug for shortcode not working on sites not using permalinks.
  • Fix bug for shortcode when giveaway id is not specified.
  • Fix 500 error for some users when clicking “Services” tab or “Add New”.

Installation

To update to the latest version follow these steps:

  1. Log in to your WordPress admin
  2. Scroll down and select Installed Plugins from the Plugins menu
  3. Find KingSumo Giveaways in the installed plugins.  If you have 1.5.3 already then you are already up to date! otherwise proceed to step 4.
  4. Click Updates Available from the top of the Plugins list
  5. Find KingSumo Giveaways in the available updates and click update now

For more information or help see the frequently asked questions or drop support@kingsumo.com a line.

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KingSumo Giveaways 1.3.6 Released

We have released a security release for the KingSumo Giveaways WordPress plugin. We recommend all users install the update to to ensure no-one is gaming the system for extra entries.

Changelog

  • Add a test functionality for email service integrations.
  • Fix an issue using < in answers.
  • Fix a security flaw allowing users to game the system — all users should update.

Installation

To update to the latest version follow these steps:

  1. Log in to your WordPress admin
  2. Scroll down and select Installed Plugins from the Plugins menu
  3. Find KingSumo Giveaways in the installed plugins.  If you have 1.3.6 already then you are already up to date! otherwise proceed to step 4.
  4. Click Updates Available from the top of the Plugins list
  5. Find KingSumo Giveaways in the available updates and click update now

For more information or help see the frequently asked questions or drop support@kingsumo.com a line.

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KingSumo Giveaways 1.3.2 Released

We have released a feature release for the KingSumo Giveaways WordPress plugin. We recommend all users install the update to enjoy all the features Giveaways has to offer.

Changelog

  • Add CampaignMonitor integration.
  • Upgrade mailcheck to resolve .com.au (and other) issues.
  • Add CSS Hero integration to customize template.
  • Add ability to override integration lists on a per-giveaway basis.

Installation

To update to the latest version follow these steps:

  1. Log in to your WordPress admin
  2. Scroll down and select Installed Plugins from the Plugins menu
  3. Find KingSumo Giveaways in the installed plugins.  If you have 1.3.2 already then you are already up to date! otherwise proceed to step 4.
  4. Click Updates Available from the top of the Plugins list
  5. Find KingSumo Giveaways in the available updates and click update now

For more information or help see the frequently asked questions or drop support@kingsumo.com a line.

What is CSS Hero?

CSS Hero allows you to customise the look and feel of most WordPress themes, plugins and now KingSumo Giveaways without any knowledge of CSS.  KingSumo users can get 40% off CSS Hero with the discount code KINGSUMO40

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KingSumo Giveaways 1.2.1 Released

We have released a feature release for the KingSumo Giveaways WordPress plugin. We recommend all users install the update to enjoy all the features Giveaways has to offer.

Changelog

  • Add GetResponse email integration.
  • Add confirm URL to CSV.
  • Add referring email address to CSV.
  • Add number of entries to CSV.
  • Add og:url to template (template changed).
  • Add canonical URL to template (template changed).
  • Add optional hyperlinking to 3 images.
  • Add optional Google reCaptcha support.

Installation

To update to the latest version follow these steps:

  1. Log in to your WordPress admin
  2. Scroll down and select Installed Plugins from the Plugins menu
  3. Find KingSumo Giveaways in the installed plugins.  If you have 1.2.1 already then you are already up to date! otherwise proceed to step 4.
  4. Click Updates Available from the top of the Plugins list
  5. Find KingSumo Giveaways in the available updates and click update now

For more information or help see the frequently asked questions or drop support@kingsumo.com a line.

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KingSumo Giveaways 1.1.7 Released

We have released a feature release for the KingSumo Giveaways WordPress plugin. We recommend all users install the update to enjoy all the features Giveaways has to offer.

Changelog

  • Add extra footer setting for contestants who have entered to track conversions.
  • Hyperlink URLs in default email template for Yahoo Mail!
  • Add ability to delete contestants from a giveaway.
  • Add more headers for CDN/proxy cooperation.

Installation

To update to the latest version follow these steps:

  1. Log in to your WordPress admin
  2. Scroll down and select Installed Plugins from the Plugins menu
  3. Find KingSumo Giveaways in the installed plugins.  If you have 1.1.7 already then you are already up to date! otherwise proceed to step 4.
  4. Click Updates Available from the top of the Plugins list
  5. Find KingSumo Giveaways in the available updates and click update now

For more information or help see the frequently asked questions or drop support@kingsumo.com a line.

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KingSumo Giveaways 1.1.6 Released

We have released a maintenance release for the KingSumo Giveaways WordPress plugin. We recommend all users install the update to ensure they’re running bug free but all WP Engine users must update.

Changelog

  • Extra checks before pushing to Mailchimp and Aweber.
  • Refactor draw() code to work around WP Engine issue.  All WP Engine users need to update to this version.

Installation

To update to the latest version follow these steps:

  1. Log in to your WordPress admin
  2. Scroll down and select Installed Plugins from the Plugins menu
  3. Find KingSumo Giveaways in the installed plugins.  If you have 1.1.5 already then you are already up to date! otherwise proceed to step 4.
  4. Click Updates Available from the top of the Plugins list
  5. Find KingSumo Giveaways in the available updates and click update now

For more information or help see the frequently asked questions or drop support@kingsumo.com a line.

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KingSumo Giveaways 1.1.5 Released

We have released a maintenance release for the KingSumo Giveaways WordPress plugin. We recommend all users install the update to ensure they’re running bug free.

Changelog

  • Check for conflict with other Aweber plugins and avoid.
  • Add missing [date_end] shortcode.
  • Fix template for notified winner state (template changed).
  • Encode URI components sent to sharing networks.
  • Add contestant ID to CSV.
  • Add contestant lucky URL to CSV.

Installation

To update to the latest version follow these steps:

  1. Log in to your WordPress admin
  2. Scroll down and select Installed Plugins from the Plugins menu
  3. Find KingSumo Giveaways in the installed plugins.  If you have 1.1.5 already then you are already up to date! otherwise proceed to step 4.
  4. Click Updates Available from the top of the Plugins list
  5. Find KingSumo Giveaways in the available updates and click update now

For more information or help see the frequently asked questions or drop support@kingsumo.com a line.

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