ConvertPlug allows you to integrate with external email marketing software that help you store and manage leads obtained through the opt-in forms created using the plugin.

Among all the possible integrations, Connects, the inbuilt, tool allows you to integrate with Active Campaign too. In order to integrate ConvertPlug with Active Campaign, you will have to follow the steps mentioned below.

1.Install the Connects Active Campaign Addon
Install the Addon.

Install Connects Active Campaign Addon

In order to learn how to use the Addon Installer in ConvertPlug, you can refer to the article here.

2. The Addon is now installed

Connects Active Campaign Addon installed

3. Open Connects
You need to first open the Connects page seen under the Resources section of ConvertPlug.

Connects page in ConvertPlug

4. Create a New Campaign
You will then find a “Create New Campaign” button that allows you to create a New Campaign. Click on it.

Create new Campaign in ConvertPlug

5. Enter a Campaign Name and Select the Third Party Software
A Campaign name should be valid, descriptive and understandable, so that you know what kind of leads are stored in it.
Select Active Campaign from the drop down below.

Active Camapign


6. Authenticate your Account
Each email marketing software might have a different attribute that may be needed to authenticate your account.
For the integration with Active Campaign, you need the API key and the API URL.

enter api key and url

Points to remember:
i. You should have an existing Active Campaign account.
ii. Create at least one list that can be integrated with ConvertPlug.

How to find the API key and the API URL?
Open Settings page in Active Campaign

active campaign my settings

Click on developer


Copy API URL and API Key

api key and url on active campaign

7. Paste the API Key and API URL in the Connects interface
Copy the existing or the newly created key and paste it in the connects interface.

enter api key and url in connects

8. Click on Authenticate Active Campaign and Select the list from the Dropdown below
Authenticate the account and select the list you wish to integrate with.

select list

9. Click Create Campaign
Click on the create campaign button and see a new campaign being added to the Connects page.

Using the Campaign for a Module
i. Select and customize a module according to the Campaign needs.
ii. Open it in the editor.
iii. Click on Submissions


iv. Select the appropriate campaign from the Dropdown list

select campaign

v. Save and Publish the Module.