Create the Custom Parser
We now need to create a parser in AWeber to parse data from phpBB. Setup the following Custom Parser in AWeber.
- Trigger rule should be your webmasters from address in your vBulletin and this is tested in Headers.
- Rule 1 to get email address from the sent email headers.
- Rule 2 to get username of phpBB forum as name in Aweber.
Upload the Notification Plug-in
Create a new administrator in your forum with listname @ aweber.com as admin email. This will be a dummy admin because phpBB do not have any functionality to notify some email address about the new user registration and so you need to install this plug-in as well. You can download directly from my archive.
After you have successfully installed the plug-in test it to see that you as an admin get the notification of newly registered user and this will also mean that your AWeber account starts getting the notification.
Remember that this plug-in will notify all forum administrator’s and so if you have quite a few administrator’s you may need to edit the code of the plug-in for $admin_ary to notify only the newly created admin for AWeber.
All done and I hope this is helpful to all who prefer to use AWeber with phpBB.
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