3 Must know WordPress popup plugins

Categories Web Design

Everyone has encountered a popup once in their life, it is one of the most popular ways of advertising on the internet. Many people hate popups while others love them, but the fact of the matter is you really can’t surf on the web without running into them.

Most website owners will tell you that popups actually work pretty well, unless of course you plaster multiple popups on the site, or make them so damn boring that it feels like they are collecting dust. In this article I will take a look at some of the must know popup plugins for WordPress. Incase you are curious, we use Ninja Popups for this site.


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If you have been working in the web design industry for a while, then chances are you have already come across OptinMonster, since they were one of the pioneers of the use of premium optin pop-ups for marketing purposes. Even to this day, their popup plugin is still one of the best options.

What makes OptinMonster good is the fact that it is very easy to use, and doesn’t require a lot of technical skills. One of their biggest selling points is the Exit-Intent Technology, which is a feature that recognizes when users are about to leave your page, and then let’s you send them a message.

SumoMe ListBuilder

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The good thing about SumoMe ListBuilder is the fact that it is very easy to use, in fact it is so easy that within just 5 minutes you can have a basic popup running on your website. The free version allows you to display your ad anywhere on your site, while their paid version allows you to customize the popup to fit your specific needs.

Ninja Pop-ups

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Ok so I might be a little biased towards Ninja Popups because it is the one we use on this site, but Ninja popup is one of the most popular plugins on CodeCanyon, and let’s be honest it wouldn’t be so immensely popular if it was terrible. Ninja Popups allows you to customize your popups to exactly your needs, in other words if you need to collect emails then there is a popup for that, if you just want to display a message there is a popup for that too. The best thing about Ninja popups is the fact that you get all of this for just $25.

Catalin is the founder of Mostash – a social marketing boutique – and he’s always happy to share his passion for graphic design & social media.

  • Thank you for mentioning OptinMonster – I greatly appreciate it :)

    -Syed Balkhi
    CEO of OptinMonster

  • ItohowoWilliams

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