Buttondown + Ghost

How to use Ghost and Buttondown together

Integrate Ghost with Buttondown to ensure your readers can subscribe to your newsletter content

Buttondown.email is a email newsletter solution that allows you to focus on writing a great newsletter in an editor of your choice by allowing you to paste some Markdown or HTML into the tool and send it to your subscribers.

If you’re using Buttondown to power your email newsletter, you’ll probably want to embed a subscription widget onto your Ghost publication. Here’s how:

Copy the URL of your newsletter

Grab the URL of the newsletter you’d like to embed a subscription widget for onto your post or page

Paste it into the Ghost editor

When you paste it into the Ghost editor it’ll be automatically transformed into a rich embed of the subscription widget:

Publish your post

That’s all there is to it! Ghost interacts with Buttondown via their OEmbed API in order to retrieve all the correct settings automatically and serve your widget in the best way possible.

Here’s an example of the final result: