How to Embed Free Goods on your Site or Blog
Creative Market's weekly curated Free Goods are 6 great products offered for free by talented Creative Market Shop Owners. Enjoying our Free Goods? You can now embed them on your blog or website using our Free Goods Widget. The widget is responsive, automatically updates, and will include tracking so affiliate partners receive credit for any referred users.
Keep reading this article for information on what an embed code is, instructions for accessing the code and inserting it into your blog or website, and FAQs.
What is an embed code?
An embed code is a snippet of HTML which allows you to place content from other sites directly on your site or blog. The embed code ensures that certain styles, behavior, and copy move seamlessly over when pasted into the code of your site.
Accessing and Copying the Embed Code
The Product Embed Widget can be found on our Free Goods page after you scroll down past all of the available free goods.
Once you’ve clicked the “Embed Free Goods” button, the widget will pop up.
From here, you can select from our widget types (Product Card, Skyscraper, Banner, or Product Card with a countdown until that week's Free Goods expire). Next, you can preview what the widget will look like, view the embed code, and copy the embed code.
Pasting the Embed Code on your Site or Blog
Now that you’ve copied your embed code, you can paste into the source code of your blog or website. Navigate to the code view on your CMS (finding this will vary by tool, but it is usually labeled as code, HTML, or </>).
Now paste your embed code where you’d like it to appear within your code. Be sure you’re not pasting it within another snippet of code to avoid any errors!
The final product will look like this:
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What happens when the weekly Free Goods expire?
The widget will automatically update with Free Goods for the new week.
What happens when a viewer clicks on the product embed?
When a user clicks on the Free Goods embed a new window will open leading the Free Goods landing page on Creative Market.
Will any sales made after clicking on the embedded product be attributed to me?
Yes! If you’re an Affiliate Partner, we’ll track purchases made after clicking on products embedded on your site just like we do when you share your partner link. You can learn more about our Affiliate Partner program here.
What if the embed is not showing up or is not showing up correctly?
The most common issue is that the code has been pasted within another code snippet. Check your code to make sure this is not the case.