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Populate hidden field in aweber

  1. form-creator

    I would like to integrate Gravity Forms with aweber.

    This is for an opt-in form. I use many sources of advertising and I want each link that sends a visitor to the form page to have a tracking code where I can then find out where my subscriber comes from

    For example:

    If someone clicks on one of my facebook ads, I would like to use a link like this...

    Where source is a php variable and facebook would be the value of that variable

    aweber has a hidden field called meta_adtracking for this purpose.

    How can I setup a gravity form that will autopopulate the hidden field with the appropiate source?


    Posted 11 years ago on Tuesday September 4, 2012 | Permalink
  2. Set up a hidden field in your form, called source, and enable it to be populated dynamically, and give it a parameter name of "source". That will ensure your form catches the source of the lead.

    Then, when you map the Gravity Form to your AWeber list, the AWeber fields will be on the left, including meta_adtracking (I assume that's a field in your AWeber list?) and you map them to the Gravity Forms fields on the right. Just match up the "source" hidden field in your form with the meta_adtracking in your list. Screenshot:

    Does that work for you?

    Posted 11 years ago on Tuesday September 4, 2012 | Permalink
  3. form-creator

    Thanks for the answer.

    The only problem is that when I try to map the aweber field, the meta_adtracking field does not show in the GF Aweber add-on

    Posted 11 years ago on Tuesday September 4, 2012 | Permalink
  4. I don't know what sort of field that is at AWeber. Sounds like it is not one of your fields (like name, email, address, interests, etc.) In that case, I'm not sure how to do it. How does AWeber suggest you do it? Can you have a field in your list that you could populate with the source (like facebook) and then somehow sync that with the meta_adtracking field? It does not sound like you can write to the meta_adtracking field.

    Can it be done with one of their forms? Can you post the code for how they are doing it? Maybe we can do it the same way.

    Posted 11 years ago on Wednesday September 5, 2012 | Permalink