Sign-up Forms OTP Verification

Modified on Fri, 05 May 2023 at 05:26 AM

In the fast-paced world of digital marketing, collecting user information through signup forms is an essential component of any successful business strategy. However, the accuracy and reliability of the data collected can be a significant challenge, with fraudulent activity and spam signups becoming increasingly common. That's where NotifyVisitors' phone number verification through OTP comes into play - a powerful tool that helps businesses verify the authenticity of user data and improve their lead generation efforts.

Through this feature, NotifyVisitors sends a one-time password to the user's mobile number, which must be entered to complete the signup process. This process ensures that the data collected is accurate and genuine, providing businesses with the confidence to target engaged audiences and improve their email marketing campaigns.

In this article, we will explore the NotifyVisitors’ OTP verification feature for sign-up forms in detail and discuss its significant advantages for businesses and users.

What is OTP Verification?

OTP verification is a security feature that requires users to enter a unique code sent to their mobile phone in order to verify their identity during the sign-up process. This helps to ensure that the person signing up is the legitimate owner of the contact number provided and reduces the risk of fraudulent activities such as fake sign-ups.

The OTP code sent is valid for a limited period, usually a few minutes. Once the user enters the correct OTP code, they can proceed with the sign-up process.

How to Enable OTP Verification For a Sign-up Form

You can enable OTP verification for a signup form while creating  a signup form or else you can edit and add OTP verification to an earlier created signup form. 

Enabling OTP verification while creating a signup form:

  1. Navigate to NotifyVisitors dashboard > onsite campaigns

  2. Choose signup form and click on signup form tab 

  3. Click on create your own signup form and then you can design the signup form accordingly. You can refer to article “How to Design a Signup form

  4. While creating the signup form go to the settings Tab and click on the OTP verification checkbox. 

Note: It is important to add phone number field to the signup form in order to make use of OTP verification

  1. Now, complete the further process and click on save and continue.

Enabling OTP verification to a already created signup form:

  1. Navigate to the signup form tab

  2. Now, here you will find all the create signup form campaigns.

  3. Now find the campaign to which you want to enable OTP verification

  4. Click on edit option and choose basic details 

  1. Go to setting tab and click on OTP verification checkbox

  1. Now, click on save and continue

By following the above laid down steps you can easily enable OTP verification to a signup form campaign.

How Does OTP Verification Work in NotifyVisitors?

NotifyVisitors offers an OTP verification feature for sign-up forms that can be easily integrated into websites or mobile apps. Here's how the OTP verification feature works in NotifyVisitors:

Step 1: User enters contact information

When a user enters their contact information such as their mobile number into a sign-up form on a website or mobile app that has OTP verification enabled, NotifyVisitors sends a unique OTP code to the user's phone.

Step 2: NotifyVisitors sends OTP code

The OTP code is a unique, one-time password that is sent to the user via SMS. The OTP code is typically four to six digits long and is valid for a limited period, usually a few minutes.

Step 3: User enters OTP code

The user enters the OTP code into the sign-up form to complete the verification process. The OTP code is used to verify that the user has access to the phone number that they provided during the sign-up process.

Step 4: OTP code verification

NotifyVisitors verifies the OTP code and if it matches the code sent to the user, the user is considered to be authenticated and can proceed with the sign-up process.

Advantages of OTP Verification for Businesses

Adding an OTP verification feature to sign-up forms can help businesses in several ways:

Improved Security

OTP verification provides an extra layer of security that helps to verify the authenticity of the user and reduces the risk of fraudulent sign-ups or account takeovers.

Reduced Risk of Fake Sign-Ups

OTP verification helps to ensure that only legitimate users are able to create accounts and use the services provided by the website or mobile app, reducing the risk of fake sign-ups.

Increased User Confidence

By providing an extra layer of security, businesses can increase user confidence in their platform and encourage more sign-ups.

Better Data Quality

By ensuring that users provide accurate contact information, businesses can improve the quality of their user data, which can help to inform marketing and product development decisions.

Wrap up

To sum up, OTP verification is a game-changing feature for businesses seeking to improve the accuracy and reliability of user data collected through signup forms. NotifyVisitors has developed an effective OTP verification feature that empowers businesses to verify users mobile number and streamline their lead generation efforts. With this powerful tool, businesses can enhance their email marketing strategies and effectively target engaged audiences with confidence. By leveraging NotifyVisitors' OTP verification, businesses can gain a competitive edge in their marketing efforts and achieve greater success in their online ventures.

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