I have a sign up form that adds users to a group- essentially a mailing list which also saves other information about the subscriber. It's a civiCRM 'profile' form.
This all works OK. A user adds their information to the form and their information is saved in a group called members. Now my client would like to automatically email them when a new user signs up. There doesn't seem to be any way to do this 'out of the box'. Someone has raised this issue with regards to Joomla before HERE. But, being reasonably new to web development and civiCRM and don't know how to do this with my WORDPRESS installation.
I think you have to do something with hooks and create a wordpress plugin? http://wiki.civicrm.org/confluence/display/CRMDOC/Hook+Reference
I guess I'm wondering whether someone has already done this? OR they can point me to instructions that a newbie may be able to understand?
I'm using wordpress 4.1.5 and civiCRM 4.6.2