How To Integrate Aweber And WordPress

Combining AWeber and WordPress can be a highly effective way to handle and expand your email list. As a blogger, I have found this integration crucial in streamlining and automating my efforts in email marketing. In this article, I will walk you through the steps of integrating AWeber and WordPress, and offer some personal advice and knowledge throughout.

Why Integrate AWeber and WordPress?

Before we dive into the technical details, let’s understand why integrating AWeber and WordPress is beneficial. AWeber is a popular email marketing platform that allows you to create and manage email campaigns, while WordPress is a widely used content management system (CMS) for creating and publishing websites. By integrating these two platforms, you can seamlessly collect email addresses, automate your email marketing campaigns, and track your subscribers’ engagement.

Step 1: Creating an AWeber Account

If you haven’t already, the first step is to sign up for an AWeber account. Visit their website at and follow the registration process. Once you have your AWeber account set up, you can proceed to the next step.

Step 2: Installing the AWeber Plugin on WordPress

To integrate AWeber with WordPress, we need to install the AWeber plugin. Here’s how:

  1. Login to your WordPress admin dashboard.
  2. Navigate to “Plugins” > “Add New”.
  3. In the search bar, type “AWeber” and press Enter.
  4. Locate the AWeber plugin by AWeber Communications and click “Install Now”.
  5. Once installed, click “Activate” to enable the plugin.

Once the AWeber plugin is activated, you will see a new menu item called “AWeber” in your WordPress dashboard.

Step 3: Connecting AWeber with WordPress

Now that we have the AWeber plugin installed, we need to connect it with our AWeber account:

  1. Click on the “AWeber” menu item in your WordPress dashboard.
  2. Click on the “Connect to AWeber” button.
  3. You will be redirected to the AWeber website where you need to authorize the connection. Follow the prompts to grant permission.
  4. Once authorized, you will be redirected back to your WordPress dashboard.

Congratulations! You have successfully integrated AWeber with WordPress.

Step 4: Adding AWeber Forms to Your WordPress Website

Now that the integration is complete, you can start adding AWeber forms to your WordPress website to capture email addresses. Here’s how:

  1. Go to your WordPress dashboard and click on “AWeber” > “Web Forms”.
  2. Click on the “Create New Form” button.
  3. Select the type of form you want to create (inline, popup, etc.) and customize it to match your website’s design.
  4. Once you’re satisfied with the form’s settings and design, click on the “Save” button.
  5. Copy the shortcode provided for your form.
  6. Paste the shortcode into the desired location on your WordPress website (e.g., a page or a widget).

Voila! Your AWeber form is now live on your WordPress website.


Integrating AWeber and WordPress allows you to seamlessly manage your email marketing campaigns and grow your subscriber base. By following the steps outlined in this article, you can successfully connect your AWeber account with your WordPress website and start capturing email addresses. Remember to regularly analyze your email marketing metrics to optimize your campaigns and make data-driven decisions. Happy integrating!