December 5, 2023

Trigger a Breakdance Popup when Mouse Moves to Exit

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Triggering a Breakdance Popup when your mouse moves to exit a webpage can significantly improve user engagement and reduce bounce rates. This tutorial will guide you through creating this interactive feature using the Breakdance Builder.


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Why Use a Mouse to Exit Popup

The concept of an exit-intent popup is rooted in behavioral psychology, where the popup acts as a last-minute engagement opportunity. It’s especially useful in e-commerce and content marketing strategies, offering promotions, newsletters, or reminders as users are about to leave the site.

Step-by-Step Instructions

  1. Navigate to Breakdance > Popups and click on ‘Add Popup’.
    Navigate to Breakdance > Popups and click on 'Add Popup'.
  2. Set the popup settings:
    1. Name your popup, for instance, “Demo Popup”.
    2. Set the location to ‘Everywhere’.
    3. Under ‘Popup Opens When’, set the trigger on ‘Mouse Moves to Exit’.
      Set the popup settings
  3. Edit your popup with Breakdance and design it by adding elements, or paste a pre-designed popup.
    Edit your popup with Breakdance
  4. Save your changes and exit to the front end.
    Save your changes, exit to the front end
  5. Test the popup by moving your mouse towards the top of the browser window as if to exit.

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Breakdance Popup when Mouse Moves to Exit – Conclusion

By following these simple steps, you can create a captivating and engaging Breakdance popup that activates when a user’s mouse moves to exit. This feature not only enhances the user experience but also provides a creative avenue to present last-minute offers or information.

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Credit to Breakdance
The Breakdance YouTube channel serves as a practical resource for users of their WordPress website builder. It features in-depth tutorials, where they demonstrate the process of creating a website from the ground up. The channel emphasizes hands-on learning, making it an essential tool for both beginners and experienced users aiming to maximize the capabilities of the Breakdance platform.
Trigger a Breakdance Popup when Mouse Moves to Exit
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