How to Add Feedburner Email Subscription to WordPress

Feedburner is a wonderful tool that allows visitors to your site to either subscribe via email or an RSS feed and received updates of your site every time you add one.  I find this tool extremely helpful for the person who enjoys my content but may not always have time to come by my site every day and see what I have written.

Adding this simple widget to the sidebar of your site gives people a really easy way to enter their email address, confirm their subscription and then get email updates.  I was having a conversation with someone earlier today who didn’t realize this option was available on Feedburner, so I decided I would do a quick tutorial on how to set it up:

So do you use Feedburner?  If not, what do you use to give your consumers the ability to subscribe via email?

Jeremy Blanton

Jeremy Blanton is the Co-Founder of 210 Consulting- Social Media Advisors. He is a social media speaker who shares with thousands of people each year on things like how to use Facebook for Business, Blogging, and How to use Twitter.

When he is not coaching or speaking, he spends most of his time working on Custom WordPress Sites for his clients.

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  • very intereting) thanks  a lot for the post!

  • Anonymous

    Thank you! Feedburner has such a terrible UI, this helped save me searching time :]

  • glad I could help Michelle!

  • Mihai Iuliu

    jeremy i want to ask you something
    if i have a custom theme how can i add the email subscription?
    please reply thank you

  • Yes, you simply add the HTML code that Feedburner gives you into a text widget.

  • manum

    Thank you Jeremy. It really helped me to add this in my website May I know which software you are using for screen capturing?

  • I use screenflow for Mac

  • manum

    Sorry, I am a win user ;(

  • Lawrence Abiodun

    This is very nice and wonderful tip on feedsburner