There are many good plugins out there to manage subscribers, most of them have a lot of features, but sometimes you just need the basics, this is the starting point of DSubscribers.
A practical usage case would be when you just throw a site live and you need a quick and easy way to gather emails from people interested about it. DSubscribers do it easy. Once you have subscribers on your site, you can export them and use in other applications such as email newsletter senders.
I think a good way to start designing a plugin is to think about the basic functionality of the plugin, you can always add features in the future, but it’s important that the basics works well.
Basic functionality for DSubscriber is:
- Create a form to subscribe and unsubscribe
- Create a table to store and manage subscribers
[symple_box style=”boxinfo”]DSubcribers Features
Subscribe form shortcode
Unsubscribe form shortcode
DSubscribers Ajax form comes with default messages to send feedback to the subscriber. You can edit the messages in Setting / DSubscribers Settings
Send success E-mail to the subscriber
This option is disabled by default. In Setting / DSubscribers Settings you can activate it and write a success message to the subscriber. The box accepts HTML tags.
In the admin side, DSubscribers comes with a table where you can Edit or Delete subscribers. Also, you can search subscribers and export all them as .csv
DSubscribers: Final Word
So, if you are looking for a simple subscription plugin who is good enough to do the task effectively, DSubscribers can be a great option for you. The plugin is easy to use, even a complete newbie can use the plugin and start collecting emails from the very first day.
In conclusion, DSubscribers is a simple subscribers system that collects E-mails from your website. It’s very basic for now, but it can grow in the future.
If you like to see DSubscribers growing, feel free to post Feature Requests here