- Deferred appearance
- Partial appearance with option to make full appearance
- Ability to continue a dialogue within the popup
- Slide up from the bottom – allowing for a title
- Support mobile usage
- In your face attention seeking
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SideOffer is a sliding side tab designed to generate leads & increase conversions by displaying a highly visible call to action for your users
August 20, 2012
Popup dominationI decided to invest some money in the popup domination plugin. For the following reasons
- It’s not too expensive
- It could be deployed quickly
- I could look at the code to see how it did certain things
ConclusionIf all you want to do is gather email addresses then this may be a reasonable solution. But it doesn’t satisfy her requirements to produce a popup that slides up from the bottom and offers other choices. Also, as the plugin name and marketing blurb suggests, it’s all about in your face attention seeking. We cancelled the order.
tab-slideNot bad, but the only really useful bit was the option to display the content of a specific post. It wasn’t possible to customize the tab’s label.
sideofferSeemed to be too much work to make it do anything useful.
My solutionI developed, from scratch, a plugin that I can extend over time. The initial version has two basic functions
- Deferred popup in a fancybox
- Slide up