Plugin Reviews

MailChimp List Subscribe Form

The MailChimp plugin allows you to quickly and easily add a signup form for your MailChimp list.

53 reviews
Average Rating
2.8 out of 5 stars
The plugin has stuff that would be easy to solve but...
By , for WP 4.1

- Is difficult to style if you want to adjust with the theme styles.
- Add CSS in the middel of HTML which is a direct no validate in W3C Validator.
- Add too much extra JS which kills google pagespeed test.

PHP 5.6 required
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This plugin uses hash_equals() ((PHP 5 >= 5.6.0). If your server not work with PHP 5.6, you can not connect to mailchimp.


not very good
By , for WP 4.0.1

Needs updating.
* Should be faster by minifying the CSS and JS.
* Default styling should be nicer
* Input type for email should be "email" and not "text"
* Email input should have required tag

Not able to add it anywhere you want
By , for WP 3.9.2

I wanted to add the form in several pages of my website, cannot do it it seems. It can only be integrated in a widget.. so i'll now try this one: https://wordpress.org/plugins/mailchimp-for-wp/installation/

The free version is nothing but a gimmick.
By , for WP 4.0

you'll have to pay for everything and the free version is only .. usable but not at all good looking.

Works as advertised
By , for WP 4.0

The design for the admin interface resembles the Mailchimp own interface, which may be inadequate in some circumstances.
In the front-end, on the other hand, it is quite vanilla which is a big plus in my opinion. Other plugins i've tried I had to overwrite a lot of style definitions.

One thing prevents me from giving 5 stars. The authentication method doesn't allow to authenticate while in local development.

Doesn't sync registered users
By , for WP 4.0

I was under the clearly mistaken impression that this plug-in would keep WordPress registered users and Chimp lists in sync. It does not. It creates a Chimp form in a widget. There has to be a better way to handle dual registration.

By , for WP 4.0

Broken, will re-review once updated

Epic Fail
By , for WP 4.0

Installed the plugin fine. Then it asks you to connect it to your Mailchimp account. I clicked "connect" and it failed. My password was write and everything. No success connecting it. Here is what I got back in my browser. The only part I deleted below was where I typed in "-DELETED FOR SECURITY PURPOSES-"

POST to http://www.-DELETED FOR SECURITY PURPOSES- failed with 500: <!DOCTYPE html> <!-- Ticket #11289, IE bug fix: always pad the error page with enough characters such that it is greater than 512 bytes, even after gzip compression -DELETED FOR SECURITY PURPOSES- --> <html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" lang="en-US"> <head> <meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=utf-8" /> <title>WordPress › Error</title> <style type="text/css"> html { background: #f1f1f1; } body { background: #fff; color: #444; font-family: "Open Sans", sans-serif; margin: 2em auto; padding: 1em 2em; max-width: 700px; -webkit-box-shadow: 0 1px 3px rgba(0,0,0,0.13); box-shadow: 0 1px 3px rgba(0,0,0,0.13); } h1 { border-bottom: 1px solid #dadada; clear: both; color: #666; font: 24px "Open Sans", sans-serif; margin: 30px 0 0 0; padding: 0; padding-bottom: 7px; } #error-page { margin-top: 50px; } #error-page p { font-size: 14px; line-height: 1.5; margin: 25px 0 20px; } #error-page code { font-family: Consolas, Monaco, monospace; } ul li { margin-bottom: 10px; font-size: 14px ; } a { color: #21759B; text-decoration: none; } a:hover { color: #D54E21; } .button { background: #f7f7f7; border: 1px solid #cccccc; color: #555; display: inline-block; text-decoration: none; font-size: 13px; line-height: 26px; height: 28px; margin: 0; padding: 0 10px 1px; cursor: pointer; -webkit-border-radius: 3px; -webkit-appearance: none; border-radius: 3px; white-space: nowrap; -webkit-box-sizing: border-box; -moz-box-sizing: border-box; box-sizing: border-box; -webkit-box-shadow: inset 0 1px 0 #fff, 0 1px 0 rgba(0,0,0,.08); box-shadow: inset 0 1px 0 #fff, 0 1px 0 rgba(0,0,0,.08); vertical-align: top; } .button.button-large { height: 29px; line-height: 28px; padding: 0 12px; } .button:hover, .button:focus { background: #fafafa; border-color: #999; color: #222; } .button:focus { -webkit-box-shadow: 1px 1px 1px rgba(0,0,0,.2); box-shadow: 1px 1px 1px rgba(0,0,0,.2); } .button:active { background: #eee; border-color: #999; color: #333; -webkit-box-shadow: inset 0 2px 5px -3px rgba( 0, 0, 0, 0.5 ); box-shadow: inset 0 2px 5px -3px rgba( 0, 0, 0, 0.5 ); } </style> </head> <body id="error-page"> <p>-DELETED FOR SECURITY PURPOSES-</p></body> </html>"

This plugin is giving the least facility in free version :(...
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The sole intention of this free pluingin is seems to sale its pro-version!

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