2. To install our extension follow the Magento extension installing guide.
Connecting to Smaily account
To start using Smaily extension navigate to Stores -> Configuration section. On the configuration page, find Smaily Email Marketing and Automation tab, then click on Module Configuration.
On extension configuration page enter your Smaily API credentials - subdomain, username, and password. You must create your API account in Smaily first. You can follow our tutorial to create one. After that, you can validate connection by saving configuration.
Newsletter subscription form
You can collect newsletter subscribers directly to your Smaily account using Magento built-in newsletter subscription form.
We recommend to use CATPCHA to prevent bots from polluting your newsletter subscribers list. You can use two options - Magento`s text-based CAPTCHA or Google reCAPTCHA.
Enable automatic subscribers synchronization feature under Subscribers synchronization section.
There is an option to import additional fields available from store into Smaily to personalize newsletter emails.
The synchronization frequency can be adjusted. Available values are: every 4 hours, twice a day, every day and once a week.
Abandoned cart emails
Enable abandoned cart emails feature under Abandoned Cart section to send cart reminder emails to store customers.
You need to create form submitted workflow in Smaily prior to activating this feature. You can follow our creating automation workflows tutorial.
After creating automation in Smaily you can find this automation under Autoresponder ID.
You can choose timing when cart is considered abandoned form 20 minutes up to 12 hours.
There is also an option to add additional parameters about abandoned carts to send personalized reminder emails.