If is the first time you install the plugin, you can see that there are already some settings and a text sample.
These are the basic settings to display your pop-up:
- Pop-up seconds
- Next time visualization
- Pop-up position
- Pop-up width
- Background and border color
- Decide where popup will be displayed
- Your personal text
REMENBER TO DECIDE WHERE DO YOU WANT TO SHOW YOUR POP-UP.
Settings marked with (advanced) can be used only if “ADVANCED SETTINGS” is checked.
DECIDE WHERE POPUP WILL BE DISPLAYED
In this section you can slect where do you want to show your pop-up. There are four options
If in your “Settings->Reading” you have set “Front page displays: Your latest posts” and want to display the popup in the home, check this box. In fact if there is not selected a static page for your homepage, this one will not appear in the list (under this section) of your Woprdpress site pages.
ONLY SELECTED PAGES
You can select single page or multiple pages by the list under this option. For multiple selections hold down “CTRL” key of your keyboard and than click on the pages.
You show your pop-up in all pages of your WordPress site. No limits to your pop-up!
Your pop-up will be hidden in all pages. Good to make your tests without showing your “draft” to your’s visitors.
GENERAL POPUP OPTIONS
DISABLE ON MOBILE DEVICES (advanced)
Maybe that popup appear bad in small screens of mobile devices (especially in non responsive themes). Responsive popup will be one of the features of the premium version “ITRO Popup Premium”.
DISABLE ESC KEY (advanced)
By default visitors can close your pop-up with “ESC” key, this is usefull to not annoy them, but if you want to block the pop-up, for example if you are advertising something, check this box and visitors can close it only with the cross in the upper right.
Pop-up can be closed automatically after a number of seconds which you can decide here. But if you want to block your pop-up and disable automatic closing set this option to zero.
POPUP DELAY (advanced)
You can decide a delay (in seconds) before pop-up will be displayed.
This set the cookie expiration time, so visitors see another time the pop-up only after the number of hours that you have set.
SHOW COUNT DOWN (advanced)
Show the countdown at the bottom of the popup which dispay the time before popup will close. If is hidden, it run anyway so if you want to disable it, set “Popup seconds” to zero.
Set “Fixed” if you want to anchor the pop-up to screen, so pop-up is fixed and behind it page scroll. Set “Absolute” to anchor the pop-up to page so they scroll togheder.
AUTOMATIC TOP MARGIN (advanced)
This plugin can automatically center vertically your popup. This features works great with all main browser. If for any reasons it doesen’t work, uncheck the option and insert manually top margin (in pixel) in the “Popup top marigin (px)”.
NEW UPDATE COOMING SOON!
Next visualization is not working, the popup appears always.
ITRO Popup Plugin is incompatible with “WP Super Cache” which cause big trouble with cookies.
If after selecting “Cache disabled” in “WP Super Cache” you have the same issue, disable the plugin. If you have similar plugins and the same trouble with “Next time visualization” try to deactivate them and ask for support to plugin author about enable cookies.
Will the popup cause problems for SEO(Search Engine Optimization)?
No it is a simple div in your pages no meta tag no keywords, so it will not affect your search engine indexing.
I want to display popup only one time in any page of my site.
Set the max value (720 hours = 1 month) for “Next time visualization” and select display it in “All pages”.
I use Ultimate Tinymce or similar, to use more WP editor option but i cant see the icon! (hidden to the right)
Use the full width visualization to enlarge top bar.
I need to unistall plugin without lost my settings. How can i do it?
Simply UNCHECK the box at the bottom of pop-up admin panel, save changes, than unistall the plugin.
What is the “ITRO – Preview” in my pages?
This page is automatically created to correctly display preview. DO NOT DELETE IT. Popup cookie doesn’t work in this page.
How can i have a preview of my settings?
Save settings than click on preview button. Will be opened a preview page, this is needed to display correctly the popup, with theme style.
Does the plugin add some tables in my WordPress database?
Yes. The tables are “wp_itro_plugin_option” “wp_itro_plugin_field”.
What are they for?
In the first one are stored all small data options, in the other one bigger data as custom HTML code.