Plugin - GetResponse (Create custom newsletter subscription forms)

RSForm!Pro GetResponse Plugin

The RSForm!Pro GetResponse Integration Plugin is a plugin that once installed and enabled will allow you to create custom subscription forms for GetResponse email-marketing manager through RSForm!Pro.

Downloading and Installing the plugin

You can download the plugin by logging with your purchase user, then head to Downloads > My Downloads > RSForm!Pro - view all plugins and modules > RSForm!Pro Files > Plugins > "GetResponse Plugin for Joomla! 3.x".


In the backend of your Joomla! installation go to the Extensions > Install/Uninstall page, and install the plugin. Next thing is to publish the plugin, to do this go to Extensions > Plug-in Manager, search for the "RSForm! Pro - GetResponse" plugin and publish it.

Configuring the plugin

Configuring GetResponse can be done from Components >> RSForm!Pro >> Configuration >> GetResponse tab:

Tutorial: How to create a signup form for GetResponse
Generate your GetResponse API key
  • Head to GetResponse website and create an account
  • Login into your GetResponse account
  • Head to MyAccount > Integrations > API & OAuth
  • Copy to clipboard the code within the "My secret API key" field

Configure the RSForm!Pro GetResponse plugin
  • Head to Components > RSForm!Pro > Configuration > GetResponse tab
  • Paste the API key copied earlier into the GetResponse Key field(make sure your keys does not contain any white spaces)
  • Click on "Save" button at the top
Enable GetResponse Integration
  • Head to Components > RSForm!Pro > Manage Forms > Select your form > Properties
  • Click on the "GetResponse" tab from the left sidebar
  • Set to "Yes" the "Enable GetResponse Integration" option
  • You will notice that GetResponse default options will be displayed
  • Select your GetResponse Campaign using the "Select a list" option

  • Note: If "Update contact if exists" option is enabled, when the form is submitted the already existing user information from GetResponse will be updated instead of creating a new entry.
  • The next step is to map the information submitted in the form to GetResponse fields. This can be easily done by selecting the RSForm!Pro field that will be used for a particular GetResponse field using the dropdown located next to the field name.

  • Note: In order to properly record a new entry in your VerticalResponse contact list you will need to have at least the following fields available in your form:
    • Name - a textbox field where the user can fill in his name
    • Email - a textbox field for the user's email address
  • Save
  • Head over to frontend area and submit the newly configured RSForm!Pro form
  • Check your selected GetResponse Campaign list for new entries
09 Jun 2021
Version 3.0.0
  • Updated - Joomla! 4.0 and RSForm! Pro 3.0 compatibility.
30 Aug 2019
Version 1.0.2
  • Updated - Bumped minimum requirements to Joomla! 3.7.0 and RSForm! Pro 2.0.0
  • Updated - SSL is always used when connecting.
  • Fixed - In some cases the API error messages were not generated correctly.
21 Apr 2016
Version 1.0.1
  • Updated - Code improvements.
31 Mar 2016
Initial Release

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