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MailChimp for WordPress helps you add more subscribers to your MailChimp lists using various methods. You can create good looking opt-in forms or integrate with any other form on your site, like your comment, contact or checkout form.

Create New MailChimp Form

To start with making a MailChimp Form, you must set up a MailChimp list in your MailChimp Dashboard. You can read how to make a MailChimp list in this article.

Once you have made the MailChimp list, you can make the MailChimp Form.

  • In your wordpress dashboard go to MailChimp for WP > Form



    Free users: You should be taken to the ‘Edit form’ page straight away.

    Premium users: you will need to make a new form by clicking the ‘Create New Form’ button atop the Sign-up Forms list.

  • You will be redirected to Edit Form, you will see the content of the form here.

  • You can add a field in your form by clicking the buttons in Choose a field to add to the form. The items in the List fields are the items in your MailChimp list.

  • To change the look of your form, you can go to the Appearance tab of the MailChimp form. You can choose the style in Form Style. You can customize the style of the form, just read these article.

  • Once you are done, click on the Save Changes button.

MailChimp Form on Page

Directly to the Page

  • You can add the MailChimp shortcode directly to the page where you would like to add it.

  • You can get the MailChimp shortcode at the bottom of the Mailchimp Form or by clicking <> Get shortcode button below the title of the form.

  • Create a new page where to add the the shortcode.

  • Write the MailChimp shortcode at the Editor container.

  • You can add other elements in the page if you like. Once done, click on publish.

Integration with Contact Form 7

  • You can see other plugins that can be integrated with MailChimp in MailChimp for WP > Integrations.

  • Here you can see that contact form 7 is capable on integrating with MailChimp.

  • Click on Contact Form 7 under Enabled Integration to configure the settings.

  • Once you are done with the configuration, click on Save Changes button.

  • On your dashboard, go to Contact > Add New to create a integrated form in contact form 7.

  • Add the title of the form then create the form by clicking the coding or clicking the buttons on what you would like the form to show.



    To successfully integrate the value from the Contact Form to MailChimp, the tags in contact form should be the same as of the tags in MailChimp.

  • On the page where you want to add the contact form, add a Contact Fom 7 element to the area you want the form to show.

  • Then select the form title of the form. You can add other elements in the page if you like. Once done, click on publish.

Sample Contact Form with the 2 methods