The Complete Guide to Creating Your First Pixelpop Popup

Want to make pixel perfect popups for your online store? You’ve come to the right place.

With Pixelpop you can create seven different popup types to engage your visitors: Announcement, Coupon Code, Page Promotion, Social Follow, Cookie Disclaimer, Custom Image, and yes, Email Signup (with Mailchimp!).

To get started, add the app to your Shopify store or BigCommerce store.

Choose your popup type

Once you’ve downloaded Pixelpop, open up the app dashboard and click Create a Popup. Next, select the popup type that best suits your needs. 

Pro tip: Grow your mailing list by offering a discount for newsletter signups and automatically sync emails to Mailchimp and other email marketing services.

Style your popup

Choose from six different popup themes and then select the shape, size, placement, font, and colors for your popup. You’ll find everything you need to style your popup from matching it to your store’s theme to using Markdown to format your text right here.

Pixelpop generates a live preview as you work, so you’ll be able to easily design a popup that looks great on your storefront! 

Add your content

After customizing the style of your popup, click the Choose Content button. The content will vary according to your selected popup type and you’ll find instructions in the app. But a good rule of thumb is to keep your text short and sweet. We recommend using no more than 30 characters in the Body section of the popup. 

Set up your options

Only need your popup to be visible during a limited time sale? No problem! You can schedule your popups to appear in the future. 

Or maybe you want your popup to appear when a visitor spends a certain amount of time on a page or (gasp) tries to leave. We’ve got you covered with advanced options for Visitor Actions

Don’t want to spam your visitors? You can choose when to display and stop displaying your popup by setting Display Frequency options. 

And don’t forget to make sure your popup is seen by the right people. You can target visitors by device, location, page, or referral source. 

Get to know the Pixelpop dashboard

Once you've created some popups, you’ll see them all listed in the dashboard and can easily edit, enable and disable them as you need. You’ll also be able to track the performance of your popups to see which ones are getting the most views and clicks

Pro tip: You can preview your popup from the app dashboard. This way you can see exactly what it looks like in action, without adding additional popup views to your statistics. 

Any questions? 

Take a peek at our FAQ.