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FeedBurner Footer SlideUp

After my second plugin for GetResponse Footer SlideUp I got so many emails and comments asking for similar plugin for feedburner and so created Feedburner Footer Slideup Form plugin for those who still want to be using Feedburner for Email Subscriptions. My personal preference is always AWeber over Feedburner for RSS to email.

Plugin Description

Footer Slideup Form is one of the best ways to ask your user to subscribe to your list without any interruption or blocking and this plugin does exactly that. It adds an FeedBurner subscribe sliding form in the footer of your WordPress blog.

Installation Instructions

Please Follow the exact Steps to install and activate this plugin.

  1. Activate Email Subscription for your Feed in Feedburner.
  2. Grab the HTML code of your HTML Form and Search for uri=SomeString. SomeString is your unique identifier for your Feedburner feed.
  3. Upload the plugin folder feedburner-footer-slideup at wp-content/plugins.
  4. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  5. Edit Options under the Menu ‘Feedburner Footer SlideUp’. Paste the FeedBurner URI String generated in Step 2.


How to Edit the Tag Line Subscribe By Email for Weekly Updates?

Heading Tag Line (Optional) in the admin interface of the plugin. Leaving it blank will show the default tagline.

I have more Queries, Can you Help?

Yes I will be more than happy to help. Just post them in comments below.

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  • ecountry


    Thank you very much for the development of plug-in! But I have a small problem … Your plugin is conflicting with another, and I do not know how to fix it … Can you help me? Here is a link to a common site: http: //handyman.ecountry.ru, and here is the link to the page where your plugin should not be displayed: http://handyman.ecountry.ru/landing/podpiska-na-rassy-lku/ How can I do?
    Maybe you can make the plugin only displayed on the home page, and on the other not? Or, you can exclude it from displaying on some individual pages?

    • The plugin does not have the feature of being able to shown only on certain pages. I don’t see any issue on both the links you have shared and can if you want such functionality, can get it done for you only. It will not be part of the plugin though.

  • clickermotics

    Great Plugin, I used it on my site,it works on IE and Mozilla but it did not work on Opera and Google Chrome.

    How can i rectify this.

    • It works for me perfectly fine in those browser. Can you tell me what version of your browsers that have issues.

      • clickermotics

        Opera 11.62 and Google Chrome 26.0.1410.64

        • It works fine for me in those browser.

  • I am not finding any “options” menu after activating plug-in. When I click edit it takes me straight to the php. I HAVE used your plugin on 2 other sites awhile ago and had no issues.

    • It will be under the settings Menu of WordPress.

  • Hi

    I just got the plugin for my website..I had a video on youtube

    As you know, I am a little bit confused to find the URI of feed burner – you might say feedburner ID though..

    Also, is there any way I can customize the color and size?



    • Elle, I visited your website link and for you the feedburner ID is parentingInformer for your blog.

      Yes you can customize the looks using CSS as you want.

  • I got it……the problem was I did not refresh the site after having the incorrect URI string

    Great plugin!


    • Glad the issue is now solved.

  • Shabbir

    I am having the same issue. “The feed does not have subscriptions by email enabled”

    I have my uri=toplaxrecruitscom and have checked that the email subscription is enabled

    Thanks for the help


    • Jonathan, I see it working fine on your website. Do you still have the issue.

  • can you please explain how to use this footer slideup for blogger. Or please help us create one for blogger bcos there is nothing like such in the whole blogspot world. Some help, please!

  • That is what I have as in the screenshot I sent you. Man if you don’t know your own software.

    • You are not ready to read the instruction and saying I don’t know my own software.

      I see your HTML output in the site as this.

      input type=”hidden” value=”uri=just100aday” name=”uri”

      Where as it should be

      input type=”hidden” value=”just100aday” name=”uri”

      Do you see the difference in value parameter where you have uri= where as I have clear instruction on what it should be.

      As per my instructions – uri=SomeString. SomeString is your unique identifier for your Feedburner feed.

      If you are not ready to read the instructions I cannot help further than this.

  • This is my email code from feedburner.
    Subscribe to Learn to earn on the internet with or without a website. by Email

    It works with just the feedburner in the site but the plugin will not work, So I have the admin section correct right.

    • No you don’t have it done correctly as I can see in the output HTML and I explained what should be the feedburner id which is just100aday and not just100aday&loc=en_US.

  • Still does not work I think it may not be compatable with my profitstheme website. I really liked it though. I wanted it for my members so it would not be too obtrusive on the website.

    • I see it completely compatible and there is nothing why it should not be working apart from adding the right admin options.

  • Okay I put it at the bottom of my home page and it worked fine, see screenshot. http://www.agencynursing.info/fb.png

    the page is just100aday.com

    • The value you have entered is


      where as it should be only


      I have mentioned the same in step 2

      uri=SomeString. SomeString is your unique identifier for your Feedburner feed

  • Got it, good idea.

  • Here is a screen shot of that tab.

  • I did that. it says deactivate at bottom, I checked email subscription is activated. I did it under that tab publicize or whatever. Followed all instructions.

    • Just forget about the plugin as of now and try to get the Feedburner Email Subscription thing Working and once it works, Follow the instructions for the plugin.

  • Hi, I did what was asked but it isn’t working still getting The feed does not have subscriptions by email enabled
    Tell me in red to………Activate Email subscription for your Feeds under the Publicize Section and get the email subscription form HTML code. Search for uri=SomeString and place the content of SomeString here.
    So I put uri=just100aday&loc=en_US and I also tried uri=just100aday inb the

    Box that says FeedBurner URI (Required) Where the red text is, seems there should be a box next to it but there is not. Am I missing something, I love this and want to use it.

    • Nick, visit your feedburner account and activate your Feedburner feed for Email Subscription.

  • Hello
    i activate this plugin but i only get the email box not the subscribe button and not the name field
    Please tell how to fix that

    • Feedburner does not support name field Akshay.

      • ok but the what is your email is showing at left and no Subscribe Now button
        Please help

        • Email me your url from the contact page and I will be more than happy to look into it.

  • Thanks shabbir, Its working now.

  • Thank you for your plugin. I would like to know how to change the background color. I appreciate you getting back to me. Thank you again.

    • Lynn, you can edit the theme’s CSS to have the background property of the footerform id

  • haha. thanks. and you know my name. thanks for visiting my site

    • I knew this was coming. Yes I did visit your blog.

  • im using this one on my blog. but is thee any option to now show the never show again?

    • Not sure I understand because never show again is always shown?

      • what i mean is there are two options on the lower right portion of the page when the plugin is activated: close for now and never show again. If a user click on never show again, it will never show again right? i just wish i could remove that option.

        • Ohh ok. You can do that with a simple CSS trick. Let me know if you can add one line into your themes CSS file and I will let you know what it is.

          • yup i can

            • Just add the following

              #dontshowanymore {display:none;visibility:hidden;}

              I think this should do it for you. If not have that in your CSS file and do let me know the issues.

              • i my be good at seo but I earned that status through selfstudy and experiment. unfortunately, css is not my forte. i tried to add the code but it didnt work.

                • You are using w3 total cache plugin and so your CSS file is served from the cache. Flushing the cache may help.

  • Hi Shabbir, This is a complex and sensitive working experiment specially feed burning. I appreciate this for leaks so many info such as news, blog, video and so many other options. Thank you very much for this amazing abbreviation for marketing. 🙂

  • Can you please help describe the code I am looking for from feedburner? Is this the code I should insert? name=”uri”/>

    • No not the complete HTML code but only the value for the uri

  • David

    Wow, strange I guess this is only happening to me. Well I’m ok with that. Thanks for all the help!

    • The pleasure is all mine David.

  • David

    Thank you Shabbir. If you navigate away from the site (i.e. visit another website) and then return the slideup does not appear. This happens without having clicked “close for now” or “never show again”.

    So yes it works on every page the 1st time you visit the site, but once you return after visiting another site it does not appear.

    The only way I can get it to show again is to clear my cache, history, etc



    • No Dave, I visited once again now and it worked for me. I visited your site. Type Google.com and visited google. Typed back your site and the slideup did show to me.

  • Hello Shabir, I really like this plugin, but on 2 of my themes (both revolution themes) the slideup only appears the first time you visit the website. This is case even without clicking “close for now” or “never show again”. Below is the url for the site so that you can see what I am talking about:


    Any help you could provide would be greatly appreciated!


    • David, I visited your site and I saw the slideup. Clicked on a post and once again saw the slideup. Once again clicked the logo and visited the home page and saw the slideup. I am in Chrome and can you suggest when the slideup disappears i.e. exact steps.

  • fixed and plugin works. if there is a paypal donation thing in the plugin i will send a couple bucks your way

    thanks for the help

    • Great to see that but if you want you can link to my blog from your blog somewhere but if you still think about the donation only you can use my PayPal shabbir @ go4expert.com

    • Hi Eric, your blog’s HTML is messed up. You have noscript tag started after your Google Analytics code but that tag is not closed and so the slideup code is falling under noscript tag and that could be one of the reason for not showing up.

  • Hello I have installed the plugin. Nothing happens though. the URi is correct and i have a footer hook like the last guy asked about.


    • Share your blog URI and I will be more than happy to look into it. We not only need the hook in footer but in header as well.

  • Steven

    I use a WordPress that uses no widgets.

    Will I still be able to use your feedburner in my wordpress blog? If so, how? I have installed and configured it, but it doesn’t show anywhere. How do I manually insert it?


    • Yes Steven, you should be able to use it if theme supports header and footer hooks. Share your blog URL and I will be more than happy to have a look at it.

      • Steven
        • Hi Steven, I see you have the plugin enabled but either your theme does not support the footer hook or you have not entered the FeedBurner URI String in the Feedburner Footer SlideUp menu under the settings.

          • Steven

            I definitely have the URI string entered and saved in settings.

            Can I manually use the footer hook?

            • Yes you can. See the WordPress guidelines here on how to get that done.

              • Steven

                Thanks Shabbir. I now have the subscribe bar at the bottom. When I try to subscribe, however, I receive the error: “The feed does not have subscriptions by email enabled.”

                I thought I configured this when I created the feed. I’ve looked in my Feedburner settings but cannot find how to turn this on (or off).

                Can you help please? Thanks.

                • Yes under the Publicize menu you have the Email subscription service to activate and de-activate it.

  • Fantastic, easy to install and use. I’d like to be able to change the colour settings and the value of the Subscribe button, however, without having to edit the php directly.

    • All you have to do is add the CSS styling to your own theme’s CSS file.

  • Great plugin. Looking forward to overcoming one issue: Where is the Publicize section you speak of? I pasted code from Aweber and I saw my form in dashboard. On the site, I see the box on the bottom. When I put a test email in, a box appears saying that my email is not in feeds (or something like that).

    • The publicize section is in your Feedburner option.

  • And btw, that’s the plugin you have to show RSS Face and Twitter on the sidebar all over the site? I’ve just one for twitter. 😛


  • Hi,

    I use this plugin on some sites. I was installing it on a new wp site that uses jquery for displaying thumbs on the top of the site and because if that if I enable this plugin the thumbs are not shown.

    How do I make this plugin compatible with that?

    Also, I think all WP plugins should be revieware, so I post on my blog (left the link there) 8 recent plugins I use and I mention yours. 🙂
    Keep the good work.


    • Share your URL and I will be more than happy to get this work for you.

      • URL is badooporcas.com.

        Your plugin is not installed at the momment, just the thumb image.


        • Any updatE?


          • I somehow missed your last comment and so did not reply.

            Can you enable both and let me know so I can look into it but if it is something you cannot do on your live blog you can let me know your alternate blog post

            • Hi,

              Can I paste the source-code instead when both are enabled?

              Happy new year to you.


              • Instead email me. My mail id is on my contacts page.

  • It’s so lucky for me to find your blog! So shocking and great!

  • Thanks for this plugin. It’s a easy, great and clean way to get subscribers. I installed this plugin in my WP 3.0.1 and everything is OK. FYI, I am using Feedburner.

    Umm, one thing you might fix is your blog url at Feedburner Footer Slideup setting menu. The link there is http://imtips.co/feedburner-footer-slideup/ . And this url referred to Not Found page. I see that this page url is http://imtips.co/feedburner-footer-slideup.html. But this is not a fundamental error I think.

    And it will be great if you want to add another design settings to this plugin. Like background color and opacity 🙂

    • Thanks for your comments and also the URL issue is now solved but I have not changed the version of the plugin and so you may not see an upgrade message in your WordPress plugin interface.

      I have few things coming up for this plugins and soon you will have options to edit things.

  • Ernst

    Don't understand where to paste in the html code from feed burner. Do I edit the plugin code or do I put it somewhere else?

    • In the left Panel under settings menu you will see Feedburner Footer SlideUp and click on it and you will see options to enter the stuff

      • how do i put the code? i edit the code and put the code uri= xxxxxx where the red text is put? exactly there? or?
        PLS HELP

        • Activate the plugin and you will see options under the settings menu to add that.

  • Hello,How are you shabir,i am getting a problem after installing this plugin.My theme jquery stops working after installing this plugin.
    Please check it out on http://www.jinnahsequaid.com
    And do tell me how can i handle this situation.

    • I am not sure but it should not and are you sure it is only my plugin which is making your jQuery to break because I have the needed measures that should not break the jQuery

      • Yes,I checked it twice after disabling this plugin the site jquery starts working.
        I think you can find a way because i like this plugin and wants to keep it.
        Suggest me something to solve this issue.

        • I am not able to replicate the issue and this may be that you already have jQuery twice other than for my plugin and so if you can confirm me your theme ( I guess it is tribune http://wordpress.org/extend/themes/tribune ) and also plugins and I can see if I can get the issue on my server. I will be more than happy to solve the issue to the extent I can.

          • shabir Its tribune from wpzoom and yes i already have jquery.I think no plugin is causing any problem i checked by disabling all plugins except footer slideup.But i can confirm that i already had jquery.So how can i cope with this situation.Do i need to delete plugin Jquery to make it work.Thanks

  • KNS_Financial

    Hello, I have installed your plugin and it does not allow readers to type into the box to enter their email address. Also, I noticed that on your site it gives a box for entering a first name, is that possible on my site as well?

    Here it is: http://knsfinancial.com

    • I am using AWeber ( http://www.codeitwell.com/go/aweber1 ) and Feedburner does not allow you to enter name.

      Regarding user not able to enter email address I am able to enter it but the problem is with visibility and so I think the issue is with colors. You have chosen background and display colors both as white.

      • KNS_Financial

        You are correct, I went back to the .css file and changed the display color to black. Everything looks great now! This is a wonderful plugin!

        I know that AWeber has a lot more options, but I don't think it will be worth it to pay for an email service since I'm not making much money with my site yet.

        • Thanks and if you have plans to monetize your blog in future it would be great to start building your AWeber list but depends on your plans.

  • While activation this plugin I am getting a fatal error on line 99 which infact is the last line of the file. I removed the blank space then it gave me error on line 98..
    not sure whats going on.. I really wanna use this plugin.. please help..

    • I am not sure why the same happens on your end but the version 0.2 of the plugin works perfectly fine on one of my friends blog http://managementfunda.com/

      • I am using the 3.1 beta version of WP.. does that have anything to do with it.

        • I have tested with WP 3.0 and it is working fine in my local PC

          • Oh, actually forgot to tell you about that. I have a local setup as well with 3.0 and it gave me the exact same error. Any suggestions, where and how can I check to resolve this error.

            • The url I send you where the plugin is working is WP3.0 and so unless I see your exact issue it would be tough to comment

  • I glad to met this blog on Google search results when I searching Feedburner Footer Slideup. Where can I download that plugin since when I trying to download it on wp, I found a problem.

    Thank you!

  • Unni

    ha ha thanks for yours I have downloaded it and will install fast
    And as i mentioned plzz make one for blog spot


    • I do not have any such plans but you can copy the HTML code from the wordpress and use them in the blogspot

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