Giveaway Boost allows your audience to enter to win physical products, digital products, or anything else! Get set up in under five minutes and start running your first giveaway today. After a visitor enters your giveaway, they receive a special referrer link that they can use to receive more entries for your giveaway.
Upgrade to Giveaway Boost Pro to unlock more features to create better looking page designs and automatically add giveaway entrants to your email list.
- Up and running in less than five minutes
- Set the number of winners for each giveaway and specify whether it should display
- Set the prize value for each giveaway and specify whether it should display
- Customize the number of entries an individual receives upon successful referral
- Select the end date and time for each giveaway you run
- Optionally use reCAPTCHA to reduce spam entries
- Completely customize your giveaway title and messaging
- Choose from four pre configured color themes or completely customize the colors to your liking
- Quickly and easily select the number of winners for your giveaway with one button press
- Export the names and emails of all giveaway participants as a CSV
Giveaway Boost Pro Features Improve the Plugin
- Automatically add giveaway participants to your email service provider – Aweber, MailChimp and ConvertKit support
- Two methods for selecting winners (weighted random choice or most entries win)
- Tracking code support to put your Facebook conversion pixel or other code to track the effectiveness of your giveaway campaigns
- Total of 3 layouts (up from 1 layout) to better customize your giveaway page design
- Background image support to create a better looking giveaway page designs
- Bonus: Includes over 60+ professionally created background image designs for you to use (or upload your own)
- You can also contact our team for plugin support via email
- Install Giveaway Boost through the WordPress plugin installer (optionally upload it via FTP)
- Activate the plugin through the “Plugins” menu in WordPress
- Go to “Giveaway > Settings” to set up your site-wide Giveaway settings
- Create a new Giveaway using “Giveaway > Add New”
- If your host has page caching enabled for non-logged in users, ask them to add an exclusion for your Giveaway urls (by default
- What version of PHP is required?
Giveaway Boost requires at least PHP 5.4 in order to successfuly run.
- Why doesn’t the giveaway page change after users enter?
Your host is likely caching the Giveaway pages – ask them to add an exclusion for your Giveaway urls (by default
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- Fixed missing file
- Added pagination for entries in blocks of 100
- Display referrer for each entry if applicable
- All override of headline when an entry has been received and when a giveaway has ended
- Better handling of default values for per giveaway settings
- Added the ability to extend the types of giveaways
- Allow a giveaway to be set as the home page
- Modified menu text shown in the backend in regards to promotions
- Change message fields to HTML / WYSIWYG from bare textfields
- Added new styled elements to the default template showing how many entries a user will receive by referring other entries
- Output social sharing metadata
- Better styling for rules / disclaimer messages
- After entry, redirect to the giveaway url with the entry token as a query argument (cache circumvention technique)
- Added export entries button to top of the entries table
- Added select winners button to top of the entries table
- After winners have been selected, they appear at the top of the entries table and entries export file
- Fixed URL path for normalize css file
- Fixed bug regarding reloading templates bypassing the transient cache
- Improved transient clear for storage data
- Removed erroneous redeclaration of
wp_footerwhen not necessary
- Added green checkmark to indicate a successful photo upload
- Fixed default template to output ended message and images as appropriate
- Changed rendering to use default wp_head and wp_footer to allow to be hooked into
- Simplified scripting
- Added margin and padding definition for giveaway templates
- Fixed bug with rewrites not being appropriately set on activation
- Initial release