Welcome Popup Widget

January 30, 2015 Uberflip Customer Success

You can choose to display a popup window when your Flipbook first loads to alert your audience of an event, display advertisement, advise of a deal, share some information or just plain entertain!  

This Popup Widget will apply to ALL Flipbooks under the Folder when they first load, and will display whether you are using a regular link to first page or a direct page link. See below for example.


Ready to create your Welcome Popup Widget?

Step 1 - Edit Your Folder

  • Select Flipbooks > Manage Flipbooks
  • Select Folder to Manage (if applicable)
  • Select Edit > Widgets


Step 2 - Go to Widgets > Welcome Popup

Check off the "activate the welcome popup widget" checkbox. Then set up your welcome popup by doing the following (refer to the screenshot below):

(1) Enter your embed code in the text box

  • This field will accept html/css/javascript, references to external content like images, video, animations etc.   If you don't know how to do any of this, even simple text message will display

Note: Mobile Support added June 12, 2013.  Mobile version does not support native scrolling/scrollbars on the popup so please be aware of that limitation and adjust your widget source code accordingly to something that can work with both Desktop and Mobile Platforms.

(2) Specify a width and height (in pixels)

  • Define the size of your popup in pixels.  Best not to use dimensions larger than 900X550 px

(3) Specify a timeout (in seconds)

  • Leave the value at 0 to force the user to close out the window and begin reading your Flipbook
  • Enter a value in seconds for the message to automatically close after that time period

(4) Hit the Save or Cancel Button once completed



Video Tutorial


Updated January 25th/2015

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