The ultimate MailChimp WordPress plugin. Easily build unlimited forms for your MailChimp lists, add them to your site and track subscriber activity.
All documentation can be found in our Knowledge Base.
Yes, you must have a MailChimp account and at least 1 list set up in order to use the plugin. You can register for one for free at MailChimp.
Our plugin uses a MailChimp API Key to allow your site to communicate with your MailChimp account. After you enter your MailChimp API key into the plugin settings your site is connected to MailChimp and ready to make forms.
Go to the MailChimp article About MailChimp API Keys for detailed information on creating MailChimp API keys.
Step-by-step instructions from MailChimp:
Copy your MailChimp API key so you can paste it into the plugin General Settings.
We want our users to have as smooth a transition as possible so we created Guides to Updating. Please check them out if you are experiencing problems.
The submit button text can be customized to use any text you like. This is done via the shortcode. Please visit our How-to article How do I change the submit button text for step-by-step instructions.
The fields that are assigned to a list are managed on the MailChimp site. To add or remove fields you need to log in to your MailChimp account and manage them there.
Please read the MailChimp article Manage List and Signup Form Fields to learn how to add and edit the fields for your lists.
After you’ve added fields, they may not show up immediately in our plugin’s Form Builder. Our plugin pulls the information from MailChimp and stores it for a period of time before pulling it again. To get the new information immediately you will need to clear the MailChimp API cache. Please read our article API Cache Settings for instructions on how to clear the MailChimp API cache.
The text next to or above each field of a form is called a “label” and you may want to change them. For instance by default MailChimp uses “First” instead of “First Name” and you may want to change it to make more sense. These labels are controlled on the MailChimp end, you will need to log into your MailChimp account to edit them. Please read the MailChimp Knowledge Base article, Manage List and Signup Form Fields for detailed info on how to edit field labels.
Yes! You can use the shortcode,
[yikes-mailchimp-subscriber-count] in the form description field to display the number of subscribers to that MailChimp list.
To display the count for a specific MailChimp list, you can use the
list="#" parameters. If using
form="#" you should pass in a specific form ID, which will display the total number of subscribers associated with that form. If using
list="#" you should pass in a MailChimp list ID.
Yes! Since version 188.8.131.52 we've included a new constant which allows you to ensure our styles do not get loaded on the front end of your site.
YIKES_MAILCHIMP_EXCLUDE_STYLES. For usage, please see our Knowledge Base Article.
Please see the following Knowledge Base Article on how to work around it.
Please see the following Knowledge Base Article on the cause of the error and how to resolve it.
You'll want to make sure that your database collation is set properly. The best collation setting for all web languages is UTF8. If you need help switching collation settings in your database, please see the following article from Media Temple: Default MySQL character set and collation.
Requires: 4.0 or higher
Compatible up to: 4.4.2
Last Updated: 1 week ago
Active Installs: 30,000+
43 of 47 support threads in the last two months have been marked resolved.
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