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CampaignMonitor Plugin

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Running your website on Joomla? Need to hook it up to one of the most user friendly auto-responder providers on the planet? Then you need the ICM for Joomla plugin.

Now! Joomla! 3.0 Compatible!

Introducing CampaignMonitor for Joomla from Intellispire

Intellispire's CampaignMonitor Plugin is developed to act as a bridge between Joomla! and the CampaignMonitor Email Marketing Solutions. If you have a CampaignMonitor account and Intellispire's CampaignMonitor plugin installed, you are ready to start growing your list.

When people sign up at your Joomla website, they are added to your Joomla user list and automatically added to your CampaignMonitor email list in the background. The simplified, flexible and seamless integration is just a few clicks away.

In addition to connecting all the great marketing tools from CampaignMonitor to your Joomla! website, this must-have Joomla! Plugin also offers:

check Smooth Integration between your Website and CampaignMonitor

check Easy to Install; easy to use

check Subscribers sign-up once, and are automatically added to Joomla! user database and CampaignMonitor mail list

check Instant, Ready-to-use Email Marketing in just a few clicks.

check Easily integrates with JomSocial, CommunityBuilder and VirtueMart

check Smooth integration with Joomla 1.5 through 3.0 from a single install

check On-time Delivery, instructions and extensive Customer Support

check One full year of updates and upgrades

check Simple, effective and fast list building using CampaignMonitor and Joomla!

check No questions asked, money-back guarantee

Install the plugin; follow the easy directions to hook your CampaignMonitor account up to your Joomla! 1.5, 1.7, 2.5 or 3.0 native website. When someone registers at your site, they are added to your Joomla! user database and to your CampaignMonitor email list, all in one smooth, easy transaction.

Intellispire's CampaignMonitor Plugin is your 24 x 7, always on, marketing assistant.

Go ahead. Treat yourself. Make your life easier. Equip your website with this cool little plugin NOW.

CampaignMonitor Plugin for Joomla!

Install, Configure and Test 

Step by Step Instructions

Before you start: All Intellispire Extensions require PHP5.x, and actually have code to detect which version of PHP is running on the server. If the code detects older versions of PHP, it will throw an error and die. If these instructions don't work, please verify which version of PHP you are running before contacting support.


  1. Purchase the plug-in
  2. You will receive a welcome email from Intellispire upon your purchase.
  3. Select the link provided in the email you receive to download and save the file to your hard drive. 
  4. Login to the backend of your joomla site. ( eg. )
  5. Go to Extensions > Install/Uninstall.
  6. Choose Package File and browse for the file that you just saved to your hard drive, then select Upload.

    Now that you have installed the plugin, you will need to configure and follow these instructions:

  7. Go to Extensions > Plugin Manager and scroll to the CampaignMonitor Notification Plugin. (Probably the last item on your list.)
  8. Click on CampaignMonitor Notification.
  9. On the left side see "Enabled" in 1.5 and select yes radio button.  If you are using 2.5, you will see a dropdown box where you will choose to enable to plugin. In 3.0 you will see a button that says enable.
  10. On the right side of that page, (In 3.0 click on the tab "basic options") you will need to provide the data for Plugin Parameters - which you will acquire from inside CampaignMonitor.
    • API Key
    • Subscriber List ID
  11. So, leave this page open.
  12. Open a new new window or new tab on your browser, then go to
  13. Login to your account and follow these instructions:
  14. Step by step instructions to add a list to populate subscribers with new Joomla! users.

    1. From left, choose the Client who has the list you want to add subscribers to.
    2. Next, select Lists & Subscribers from the top left tabs
    3. Click on the name of the list you want to add subscribers to
    4. Click on the link that says change name/type which should be located directly under your list's name
    5. Scroll all the way down and you should see a label that says API Subscriber List ID with a value in a gray text field below it (ex: e744d795da5f754cd451aeaf7f05eb14). This is your Subscriber List ID.
    6. Copy this string of numbers and letters and paste it into the Subscriber List ID field in the Plugin Configuration for the CampaignMonitor Joomla! Plugin.
    7. Now, go back to the CampaignMonitor website and click the Account Settings link at the very top of the page.
    8. Scroll all the way down to the bottom and if you haven't already generated an API Key, do so by clicking the button to generate one. Next copy your API key which should look like: 5ae01de4b8301a05b50939ffb31136a1
    9. Paste it into the API Key field in the Plugin Configuration for the CampaignMonitor Joomla! Plugin.
    10. Click on Apply, and double check if the system (CampaignMonitor Notification) is enabled. If yes, click Save.
    11. Still on CampainMonitor website, click the "Customize" tab, then click on "Add a login form to your site" located at the right side. This opens a code on a form to be placed on your custom login form for your Joomla site.
    12. Copy the codes provided.

    Test your set-up to insure your registration system works as you expect it to.

  15. Login to the backend of your Joomla website.
  16. Create a custom Login form: Go to Extensions > Module Manager, select new button, select "custom HTML" radio button, and click next,
  17. Place title to your form, make sure the plugin is set to "Enable"
  18. On the Custom Output WYSIWYG editor, select HTML, and paste the copied codes from your CampaignMonitor account. On this editor you can customize further by adding an image to the form, re-size to whatever you want the form to look like.
  19. Check to see if your custom module is "enabled", then click Save on the upper right corner.
  20. Go to your website frontpage, see the Login module you created. ( hit refresh in case you do not yet see it. )
  21. Create an account, and enter details required.
  22. Check your list in CampaignMonitor for the new user details.
  23. Check your Joomla User Data Base to insure user added to members list.


  24. If you need further assistance, please initiate a support ticket with our Help Desk here:

  • Whenever someone signs up to your Joomla! powered website, their name and email address are automatically captured in your CampaignMonitor Account
  • Fully PHP 5.2 and 5.3 Compatible
  • Universal Plugins work with Joomla! 1.5, 1.6 and 1.7, 2.5 and 3.0
  • Works with standard Joomla, Community Builder, JomSocial and VirtueMart registration systems - any registration system that supports the Joomla! event system should work. If it doesn’t work with your site, we’ll help you to make it work, or your money back
  • Free updates and  upgrades within the current version level
  • Full support for a year
  • Requires PHP 5.1+, Joomla 1.5, through 3.0, CURL & JSON Library installed and SafeMode OFF
  • 100% 90-day money back guarantee 

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By: jay44 on Oct/29/2012

I have been waiting for someone to write this little plugin since someone in the company went "Campaign Monitor" without checking if the brideg to joomla existed or not. This plugin, and the CB plugin do the job as expected. - easy to install - good documentation - I found all the instructions I needed to get it up and running in less than 30 minutes. Thank you Intellispire!

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