HOW TO USE AN EXTERNAL LANDING PAGE WITH THINKIFIC

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I’ve been creating and using landing pages on Leadpages and Divi (theme for WordPress) for years – for course sales, workshops, webinars, and events.

I like the control I have over the branding, design, style, and sections.

I love adding the countdown feature to for an open/close cart launch.

BUT…

This was a challenge for a few reasons:

  1. There was no way to seamlessly integrate these landing pages with my Thinkific site
  2. Keeping affiliate links intact with an external landing page was a nightmare

As a certified Thinkific expert I’ve had the privilege of working with hundreds of course creators to help launch their courses, and many of them have used external landing pages – Leadpages, ThriveCart, WordPress, and a variety of others.

Up until I found this little hack, courtesy of Jessica Stansberry,  we were left having to make changes to our theme’s coding on Thinkific to redirect Thinkific’s landing pages to our own.

Even then, trying to figure out which links to give our affiliates to track cookies (if we were using an external landing page) added a few extra grey hairs to my head.

NOT ANY MORE!

With one tiny little piece of code added to our courses on Thinkific, we can automatically redirect our Thinkific course sales pages TO OUR OWN LANDING PAGES while keeping affiliate links intact!

I cried when I watched this video and learned this hack. Seriously.

Jessica, I’m sending you a great big bouquet of flowers for this one!

It doesn’t matter where your page is hosted – on your own website, on Leadpages, or elsewhere. As long as you have a URL for your landing page, you can now easily auto-redirect the landing page giving you full control.

Your affiliates can still use their own affiliate links (found in their Affiliate dashboard on your Thinkific site) so that cookies are tracked and they’re credited for sales when they send their audience to your Thinkific sales page.

Check out the video below to see how it works.

 


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Here’s the code to copy and paste into your Thinkific course dashboard:

 

<script>window.location.href = “http(s)://YourLandingPageURL“;</script>

Example:
<script>window.location.href = “https://brainygirl.lpages.co/publish-your-course-bootcamp/”;</script>

 

#PROTIP – The infamous Rob Galvin, founder of Themeific, let me know that if you add this code as well (<style> body {display:none !important} </style>), the page will instantly redirect without any lag, negating the need to do any formatting of your Thinkific sales page!

Example:
<style> body {display:none !important} </style>
<script>window.location.href = “https://brainygirl.lpages.co/publish-your-course-bootcamp/”;</script>

 

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Here’s the link to Jessica’s Stansberry’s original hack video!

Leave a comment below and tell me what other hacks you’d like to learn!