How to make newsletter signup link on website feed into Emma account?

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I built a website (www.shopsugarbit.com) for a client and I am trying to figure out how to take the current newsletter signup form (right part of footer) and have it feed into the Emma account we setup for the client. The site is built on Shopify, but I assume there is some way to do this with "good ole fashioned code". We would love to just make the signup link to the Emma account so we don't have to custom build the signup (in Emma) and rework it to fit into that space, but if that is what we have to do we will do it.

Any thoughts on this would be very appreciated. There is a section of the Shopify Theme that allows for a Mailchimp action code, does Emma have something similar that we could use?
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Tyler Scott, Employee

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Hey there! Great question and I’m actually sending a note to our integrations team to ask for their expertise. I’m not sure if you’re aware, but we offer an integration with Shopify that will sync your Shopify customer data into your Emma account. The item I am not sure on is if just doing the integration will do the trick or if you would still need to do some special coding for that signup form that is on their website. 

In case you wanted to read up some more on the Shopify integration, please check out this page. I’ll be sure to give you a shout once I hear back from my colleague.

Thanks!
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Tyler Scott, Employee

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Good morning! I heard back from our integrations team and there are a couple of different options with that signup form. One would be using the iframe code which is available in your Emma account when you publish the signup form. The other is you could a Shopfiy signup form to your site. We’ll be updating our application next week to gather new customer signups that are captured in Shopify from any signup source.  

Hopefully this helps, but please let me know if you have any questions.
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Tyler, was capturing new customers from any signup source ever integrated to the app integration between shopify and Emma? As far as I can tell, the Emma app for Shopify only grabs the customer email when they are purchasing, NOT when they are singing up for the mailing list.

The integration for newsletter signups to Emma is very desirable for us.
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Thanks Paul.

I get that the lightbox is another way to add Emma to the Shopify site, but it is not nearly as easily design configurable as I'd (the client, really) like. Background image, sizing, color, etc. And they can only be used in that popup, or on specific pages.

I've added the js form into their Shopify site and it works as expected, I've styled it according to the site. But I'm still plagued by the Thank You process of reloading the page when people sing up. I'd like just a simple ajax post/callback to prevent page refresh and redirection.

Can you point me to resources to add that? Specifically, using the Classic forms, I's like to submit the form via ajax and simply respond with a "Thank you" injected into the html of the current page.

Thanks! Mike
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Hey Paul,

Can you help put me in touch with the developer/s that created the Shopify/Emma integration?

I have a bit of development experience and would like to build something that would perform the newsletter integration. Simply: an app that would be triggered by a new customer with tags like "Newsletter" and "Prospect" and send them to an Emma account with specific groups.

I'd like to leverage the app that is already built and get a quick discussion with someone on extending or using something different as a base.

Thanks! Mike
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Paul Zimmerman-Clayton, Official Rep

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Hey Mike, I'm checking in on both the signup from and newsletter integration right now, I'll let you know as soon as I find out more!
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Hi Mike, regarding the signup form- there won't be a way to change the javascript forms from redirecting. Also, we don't have the code handy to pass over for your ajax implementation. Your best bet for what you're looking to do would be to actually use a custom form, and connect that via our API. You can find our API documentation here if you're interested in moving that direction.

I'll definitely let our product team know about your scenario here. These sorts of cases are great for us to get an understanding of how our customers would like to use Emma, and helps us as we're planning our roadmap for future updates and new features.

We're currently working on updates to the Shopify integration, and while we truly appreciate your eagerness to get involved there, we've decided to keep that a strictly internal effort at this time. We'll definitely be announcing more on the Shopify integration when we have more details available.
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Is there any detailed instructions for working on integrating the signup form and newsletter signup to MyEmma? My guess it that it is beyond my expertise but I could pass that along to our coding person.