Make an Exit Intent Popup with the Convert Pro Plugin

This article will show you the steps and settings to make a clean and modern styled popup using Convert Pro plugin.

First, install and activate the WordPress Convert Pro plugin from Brainstorm Force.

  1. Click the Convert Pro button in WordPress admin
  2. Click the Create New button

Convert Pro WordPress Popup Plugin

Select the Modal Popup

Select the blank template and name it “Newsletter Signup Popup”

Add These Design Elements

  • Insert a heading that says “Subscribe for News & Updates”
  • Insert a subheading that says “Get our latest articles sent right to your inbox”
  • Insert an email form field
  • Insert a Signup button
  • Insert paragraph text that reads “We’ll never share your email address. Unsubscribe any time.”
  • Close Image in the upper right corner.

Under the Panel section make the following settings:

  • Size: Width 600, Height 400
  • Background: Color white
  • Overlay: Color grey at 50% transparent. Close on Overlay Click set to Yes.
  • Animation: Effect Fade in & Scale
  • Border Color: use a logo or website primary color. Set Border Width to 40. Set rounded corners to 5.
  • Shadow Effect: none
  • Credit Link: make color fully transparent so you don’t see it.

Under the Configure section turn on Exit Intent


Set Cookie History:

1.  Click on Cookies

2. Choose 1 day under “Hide for ‘X’ number of days after closing.

Subscribe Exit Intent Popup WordPress Cookie Setting

Under Connect:

  • Connect to MailChimp Integration
  • Choose the MailChimp List
  • Leave Double Opt-in unchecked

Click the Save button and make Published is turned on.

All finished. To check to make sure it’s working open a Google Chrome tab Incognito. Move the mouse cursor down into the content of the page, then move the cursor to the close tab button. The popup should appear.


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