SpeakOut! WordPress petition demo

For a standard petition, simply insert the shortcode with the appropriate petition ID –  [emailpetition id="1"] produces this:

We love SpeakOut! WordPress petition plugin!

Dear politician

This is the message that is sent to someone e.g. the mayor. It could be anything you like and there is an option to either lock it or allow senders to edit.

The message is set up in SpeakOut! > petitions > edit in your WordPress dashboard.

SpeakOut! features include:

  • a limited feature free version or a full featured Pro version
  • support for Markdown Syntax so that the message can be formatted with italics or bold text, or a heading, like above.
  • many phrases are customisable by admin - optional confirmation of signatures
  • several webhooks for your custom code
  • optional privacy to only display first letter of surname
  • optional more privacy allows signers to choose to remain publicly anonymous
  • optional BCC message to signer - optionally display and include address fields in the message
  • five additional optional custom fields including one drop-down - optional newsletter sign up
  • set a goal for signatures and display a progress bar
  • set an expiration date
  • duplicate a petition with one click
  • redirect to URL after successful signing
  • shortcode to display a list of signatures
  • shortcode to display signature count
  • shortcode to display signature goal
  • multiple languages
  • import petitions and signatures from legacy speakup plugin
  • more...
  • plus great support through the plugin site on WordPress.com

%%your signature%%

This is the optional footer that is configurable for each petition
388 signatures = 78% of goal

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All the data shown on this page is live from this demo petition.

Want to promote your petition on another page?  You can use shortcodes. For example Please sign our petition, our target is [signaturegoal id="1"], we have [signaturecount id="1"] so far. becomes

Please sign our petition, our target is 500, we have 388 so far.

All the petitions have a total of 431 ( [signaturestotal] ) signatures – this is a Pro Version feature from April 2023.

You can display a list of signatures – names may repeat, but the email addresses are unique [signaturelist id="1"]  There are options to display as a table (below) or as a list e.g. Robert A., Judy B.,  and the full surname can be displayed if preferred.

The number of signatures displayed per page is customisable.

Latest Signatures
El Salvador 
Ms. sdasdaf a.
Ms. hh f.
Aland Islands 

You can include multiple petitions on a page  – though be careful it might become confusing – notice that this one is set to not collect address data.

A completely different petition

Yeah, you can do that...

%%your signature%%

9 signatures

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Perhaps you just want to display the petition title e.g. Sign our petition: [petitiontitle id="1"] becomes

Sign our petition: We love SpeakOut! WordPress petition plugin! 

To display the petition message independently of the petition on your page, use  [petitionmessage id="1"]

You can also have a list of petitions that go to a single page but load a different petition on that page – try this: https://speakout.123host.net.au/speakout-demo/?petition=8.  You can jump back to the original petition via this link https://speakout.123host.net.au/speakout-demo/?petition=1

The width can be changed in the shortcode [emailpetition id="1" width="100%"] and a petition can be centred like this [emailpetition id="1" class="aligncenter"] – see all the options on the advanced settings page

For more information on signature styling, see the FAQ