Opt-In Checkbox

Here you'll find the various settings for the opt-in checkbox, a requirement for GPDR.
Written by PJ Guerrero
Updated 2 years ago


1 The first step is to open the theme settings area of your Shopify theme config and go into the Opt in checkbox settings section.

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2 Make sure to enable the feature here.

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3 Next, enter checkbox text.

Ex. 'I agree to subscribe to updates from Shoptimized'

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4 Next, enter the checkbox link text.

Ex. 'Privacy Policy'

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5 Next, enter the link for the checkbox link text.

This is usually the link to your 'Privacy Policy' text.

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6 Now, enter checkbox warning text.
This text will show when a customer tries to submit the newsletter form without accepting the terms & conditions.

Ex. 'You must agree with the terms and conditions to Submit!'

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7 Next, select the color for warning text.

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8 Now click save to save your theme config and preview your changes.

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9 Checkbox in Newsletter.

That's it. You're done.

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Here's an interactive tutorial for the visual learners


Due to CAN-SPAM and now GDPR, you need to make sure your customers give consent to receive marketing communications from your company.

Show Checkbox for Terms and Conditions – Toggles opt-in checkbox on or off. We recommend enabling.

Newsletter Checkbox Text– Enter your opt-in statement here. Ex: I agree to subscribe to updates from Shoptimized.

Newsletter Checkbox Link Text – Enter the text for the link you’ll be displaying. Ex: Terms of Service.

Newsletter Checkbox Text Link – Enter the path to your checkbox link. Ex: /pages/terms

Newsletter Checkbox Warning Pop-up text – If a visitor forgets to tick and agree to your terms, a warning will display. Ex: You must agree with the terms and conditions to Submit!

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