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How to Add New Stripe Customers to Drip in WordPress

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Written By: author image Natalie Jones

Looking to add new Stripe customers to your Drip mailing list in WordPress?

Automating the process of adding each new Stripe customer to your Drip email list has never been easier thanks to Uncanny Automator.

In this article, we’ll teach you how to easily add your new Stripe customers to Drip directly from WordPress.

What is Uncanny Automator?

Uncanny Automator is a powerful automation plugin for WordPress that lets you connect your plugins, sites, and apps together to streamline your workflows and tasks.

Using Uncanny Automator, you can easily create recipes (automated sequences) by setting up specific triggersactions, and conditions directly from the WordPress dashboard.

The best part about the plugin is that it allows you to automate hundreds of different tasks without having to use code.

Uncanny Automator currently offers over 100 integrations with popular apps and services including Google Sheets, Drip, ActiveCampaign, Twitter, Facebook pages, and OpenAI to name a few.

Adding New Stripe Customers to Drip in WordPress

Uncanny Automator works with several email marketing platforms and services. For the purpose of this tutorial, we’re going to use Drip.

Now, I’m sure you’re wondering how it’s possible to automatically add new Stripe customers to your Drip mailing list all from your WordPress admin dashboard. The answer is with WP Simple Pay.

WP Simple Pay is the best Stripe payments plugin for WordPress that allows you to accept multiple payment methods directly on your site without having to set up a shopping cart or learn code.

wp simple pay homepage

One of the best parts about WP Simple Pay is that it supports a seamless integration with Uncanny Automator so you can automate the process of adding new customers to your mailing list, and more.

Additional features of WP Simple Pay include:

  • On-site Payment Forms: Allow your users to check out directly on your site.
  • Drag & Drop Form Builder: Easily create payment forms in minutes without code.
  • Payment Form Templates: Choose from tons of different payment form templates to create forms for different products, services, and events in minutes.
  • Custom Form Fields: Collect additional data along with payments.
  • Accept 10+ payment methods including debit/credit cards, ACH direct debit, Google Pay/Apple PayAffirmCash App Pay, and more.

Remove the additional 3% fee! 

Most Stripe plugins charge an additional 3% fee for EVERY transaction
…not WP Simple Pay Pro!

Now that you know more about WP Simple Pay, let’s get started.

Step 1: Download and Activate WP Simple Pay

To begin adding your new Stripe customers to your Drip email list, the first thing you’ll need to do is download and activate WP Simple Pay.

Simply go to the pricing page and choose the best plan for your needs.

After purchasing a WP Simple Pay premium plan, you’ll need to download the plugin from your purchase receipt email or from your WP Simple Pay account.

After it has been downloaded, go to your WordPress dashboard, navigate to Add New under Plugins, and then Upload Plugin.

Click Choose File and find the WP Simple Pay .zip file on your computer. Then, click Install Now. When the installation is complete after a few seconds, press the Activate Plugin button.

If you need help with this step, see our detailed guide on how to install the plugin.

WP Simple Pay setup wizard

If you didn’t see the setup wizard, simply head over to WP Simple Pay » Settings » Advanced tab and click the Launch Setup Wizard button.

Step 2: Connect WordPress to Stripe  

To connect your WordPress site to Stripe, click Connect with Stripe.

WP Simple Pay connect with Stripe

Next up, enter the email address you use for your Stripe account and connect it with your site. If you don’t have a Stripe account, you can easily create one by entering your email address and completing registration.

WP Simple Pay Connect with Stripe

Upon completing this process, you’ll be shown a success page that says Setup Complete. Next, to create a payment form, click on the Create a Payment Form button.

setup complete

Step 3: Download and Install Uncanny Automator

Now that you’ve installed and activated WP Simple Pay on your WordPress site and connected your Stripe account, it’s time to download and activate Uncanny Automator.

Simply head over to the pricing page and purchase the best plan for your needs.

Next, download the plugin from your Uncanny Automator account. Then, navigate to Plugins » Add New in the WordPress dashboard. Click on the Upload Plugin button, choose the zip file, and select Install Now and then Activate.

Step 4: Connect Uncanny Automator to Drip

To create a new recipe that adds new Stripe customers to your Drip email list, you’ll need to connect Uncanny Automator to Drip in WordPress.

You can do this by navigating to the Uncanny Automator Settings tab and then clicking on App Integrations.

You’ll be prompted to authorize the connection on the next screen. Go ahead and click on the Authorize button.

Next, you’ll be redirected back to the Settings tab and should see a connection success message at the top of the screen.

Step 5: Create a Recipe

Now that you’ve connected your Drip account to Uncanny Automator, it’s time to create a recipe.

First, click on Add new in the WordPress admin dashboard. You will be asked to select a recipe type. Go ahead and select Everyone.

Once you click on Confirm, the recipe page will appear.

First things first, add a title for your recipe. Next, click on WP Simple Pay from the list of available options.

From the dropdown menu, choose A payment for a form is completed. Then, choose Any form.

Next, click on Add Action and select Drip from the available options. From the dropdown menu, select Create or update a Subscriber. For the Email field, select Billing email.

Once you’ve added your configurations be sure to click on Save. Your completed recipe should look like the one below.

To ensure your recipe runs smoothly, toggle the switches from Draft to Live for the Trigger, Action, and Recipe.

You can also check the status of your recipe by simply navigating to Uncanny Automator All Recipes in your WordPress admin dashboard. You’ll notice you are able to see how many times your recipe has been run.

That’s it! We hope this article has shown you how to easily add new Stripe customers to your Drip mailing list.

If you liked this article, you might also want to check out our step-by-step guide on how to add new Stripe customers to ActiveCampaign.

What are you waiting for? Get started with WP Simple Pay today!

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