Setup MailChimp For WordPress Plugin

1. Download and install Mailchimp for wordpress plugin:
https://wordpress.org/plugins/mailchimp-for-wp/

2. Navigate to the plugin settings, and follow the links to obtain your API:

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3. Log in to MailChimp or create an account with them if you haven’t already;
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4. Navigate to your Account area and open the Extras. click on API’s.
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5. Create an API Key and copy it.

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6. Paste and save the API to your WordPress MailChimp area. You should see a notification indicating that your API has been connected to MailChimp:

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7. Return to MailChimp’s website, and create a new list

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8. Save the list and return to the MailChimp for WP area of your site to confirm that the list has been integrated

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9. Go to MailChimp For WordPress> Forms, and create a new form. Be sure that you are giving it a title and assigning a list.

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10. Add any needed fields to your form. If you like, click the “Messages” tab set the messages. If you wish to add a title to your form, you can do so with html

 

11. once youre happy with the form, save the form and copy the shortcode:

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12. place the for by adding shortcode where ever desired

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13. View your site to verify that the form is properly showing:

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Add MailChimp Form to a Pop Up

 

The default MailChimp Popup script from MailChimp’s website will break your site. There is a workaround, but if you’ve already setup MailChimp for WordPress, you can simply add your form to a popup.

1. Firstly, download Boxzilla from here:
https://wordpress.org/plugins/boxzilla/

2. Once the plugin is downloaded and installed, navigate to the plugin settings and add a new pop up box:
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3. Give your box a title, and add the shortcode to the text editor:
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4. Configure your popup settings, and publish. This form will just use the default settings:
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5. View the popup to confirm you’re happy with the configuration:
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