How to Easily Boost Your Email List with Content Locking

Do you want to add content locking on your WordPress website?

Content locking is a great strategy for blog posts and long articles because it is one of the easiest ways to skyrocket email list growth. Optinmonster content locking feature lets you block a part of your content and force users to perform an action before getting access to the content.

In this tutorial, we will show you a step-by-step process of how to add content locking in WordPress to grow your email list.

When You Need Content Locking on Your Website?

Although content locking is a great way to attract high-quality leads, if it is not used properly, it can annoy visitors. The best way to use content locking is by offering high-value content such as free courses, exclusive discounts, or an ebook download. Users won’t mind performing an action when they are getting something valuable in exchange.

This strategy works for a variety of content, including popular posts. Think about it – you already know what people are interested in, use that same content to grow your email list.

How to Add Content Locking in WordPress

To create one, follow the simple steps listed below.

Step 1: Install and Activate OptinMonster Plugin

To get started, you’ll need to install and activate the Optinmonster plugin on your WordPress website.

Optinmonster plugin

Once you successfully installed the plugin, it’s time to connect your Optinmonster account.

connect your Optinmonster account

Step 2: Create a New Campaign

Once you’ve connected Optinmonster to your WordPress website, it’s time to create a content locking campaign.

For this, click on the “Create New Campaign” button on the top right corner of your Optinmonster account.

Create New Campaign

To create the campaign, choose the Inline option.

select Inline campaign type

Next, select a template that you’ll need to create a content lock campaign.

Choose a campaign template

Once you have selected a template, give your campaign a name and select a website where you want to add it

Name your campaign

Once you’re done, click on the “Start Building” button to proceed further.

Step 3: Customize Your Campaign

After that, you’ll be redirected to the Optinmonster campaign builder interface.

Here you can customize the appearance of your optin by changing its fonts, colors, adding text or images, etc.

Edit Content Locked Optin

Next, click on the ‘Optin’ Menu and scroll down to the “Content Blocking Method”. Turn on the Block Content Below Campaign option and choose the Obfuscation from the dropdown if you want to blur your content or Removal which completely removes the content below optin.

Turn on content blocking

Next, you’ll need to integrate your email marketing service and also have to configure the analytics settings.

Once you are done, click on the “Save” button and proceed further.

Now, visit your website post or page to see content locking in action. Here’s a sample of it.

Content Locking with OptinMonster

That’s it.

You have successfully enable content locking on your WordPress website.

Final Word

We hope this article helped you to boost your email list by adding content locking on your website. So start using this amazing plugin now and boost your conversions and email list fast. If you have any questions or suggestions about this article, let us know in the comments!

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