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MailChimp Forms by MailMunch

MailChimp Forms to get more email subscribers. Subscribe your WordPress visitors to your MailChimp lists easily.

MailChimp Forms WordPress Plugin

MailChimp Forms by MailMunch allows you to painlessly add MailChimp sign up forms to your WordPress site. The MailChimp form captures the lead and sends it to specific MailChimp lists automatically. You can set it to no op-in, opt-in, or double opt-in. You can add MailChimp forms to posts, pages or sidebar, and also open it as a popup or top bar. Simply sign up and connect your MailChimp account into the plugin admin settings and it will pull in all your MailChimp lists. From there you can choose the MailChimp lists you want to make MailChimp forms for.

What is MailChimp? MailChimp is one of the best email marketing tools. Signup up for a FREE Trial Account and see for yourself!

MailMunch Account
MailMunch is a standalone service that integrates with all web platforms including WordPress. MailMunch account will be required if you want to use the premium features.

Our improved signup plugin for MailChimp will proactively sign-up new subscribers to your MailChimp newsletter list. Our MailChimp forms offer the same basic features that MailChimp's official plugin, but also much more. In addition to the form, analytics will help you track the number of MailChimp form views and subscriptions.

MailChimp Forms - Form Types

  • MailChimp Popup with Exit
  • MailChimp Embedded
  • MailChimp Sidebar Widget
  • MailChimp Top Bar
  • MailChimp Scroll Box
  • MailChimp Landing Pages

MailChimp Forms - Features

  • Responsive Design: Your MailChimp forms will look beautiful on any device, mobile, desktop or tablet
  • Full Customization: Beautiful themes for your MailChimp forms that are fully customizable
  • Analytics: Get analytics and reports on how your MailChimp forms are performing
  • Page Targeting: Show your MailChimp forms exactly when and where you want to
  • A/B Testing: A/B test your MailChimp forms to improve conversion

In no time you'll be creating superb MailChimp newsletter forms that never let you down and that capture thousands of emails every day.

Why MailChimp?

Your MailChimp list is one of your most important assets, no matter if you're a blogger, marketer or small business owner. MailChimp Forms by MailMunch will build great looking forms that convert.

MailChimp Forms by MailMunch is a super-fast tool that lets you build beautiful looking MailChimp forms to maximize conversions and grow your MailChimp list.

After installation and creating your account, the plugin will guide you through connecting with MailChimp, selecting your MailChimp list, and then adding the MailChimp form to your site. The time from starting installation to have the form on your site should be less than 5 minutes - absolutely everything can be done via our user friendly GUI - no file editing at all!

Author MailMunch
Contributors mailmunch, lizgannes
Tags mailchimp, MailChimp form, mailchimp newsletter, MailChimp plugin, mailchimp popup, mailchimp widget, mailchimp wordpress
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    MailChimp Form Designer

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    The MailChimp Form Builder

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    MailChimp Settings

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    Publish page for MailChimp builder

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    Example MailChimp form design

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    Another MailChimp form example

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    Another MailChimp connected example

This section describes how to install the MailChimp plugin and get started using it.

Version 2.8+

  1. Unzip our archive and upload the entire mailchimp-mailmunch directory to your /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. Activate the MailChimp plugin through the 'Plugins' menu in WordPress
  3. Look for "MailChimp" in the WordPress admin menu and click it
  4. Sign up or sign in to MailMunch account
  5. Create your first MailChimp optin form
  6. Choose the MailChimp optin form type: Popover, Embedded or Top Bar
  7. Connect MailChimp and choose a list
  8. Start collecting user emails and growing your MailChimp subscriber list!


If you are using Wordpress v3.0 or higher, you can use the short-code given during the MailChimp form creation. It will look something like this:


MailChimp Forms 2.1.7

  • Updated to use MailChimp API v3

MailChimp Forms (2016-07-28)

  • Added new MailChimp themes
  • Added date field and textarea field
  • Resize MailChimp popups

MailChimp Forms 2.1.5

  • Upgraded to a Faster CDN

MailChimp Forms (2016-05-16)

  • Redesigned subscribers page
  • Improved MailChimp search

MailChimp Forms 2.1.4

  • Fixed a bug that caused display issues on some sites after unchecking the "New CSS" powerup

MailChimp Forms 2.1.3

  • Performance improvements
  • Minor Bugfixes

MailChimp Forms 2.1.2

  • Improved MailChimp Popup targeting engine: changed how a session is counted (a session now expires after 30 minutes of inactivity).

MailChimp Forms 2.1.1

  • Various other small bugfixes & improvements

MailChimp Forms 2.1.0

  • Refactored MailChimp Popup
  • Improved MailChimp Form targeting

MailChimp Forms 2.0.9

  • Fixed MailChimp integration bug
  • Fixed MailChimp lists not found bug

MailChimp Forms 2.0.8

  • More MailChimp form themes

MailChimp Forms 2.0.7

  • Fixed MailChimp API wrapper class file

MailChimp Forms 2.0.6

  • MailChimp API update

MailChimp Forms 2.0.5

  • Impression tracking can now be disabled
  • Small UI improvements to form editor
  • Numerous bug fixes

MailChimp Forms 2.0.4

  • MailChimp automation

MailChimp Forms 2.0.3

  • Added new layout
  • Added MailChimp Popup Feature
  • Numerous Bugfixes
  • Numerous User Interface Improvements

MailChimp Forms 2.0.2

  • CSS improvements
  • UI improvements
  • Fixed API conflicts
  • Fixed conflict with cherry plugin

MailChimp Forms 2.0.1

  • Numerous CSS Fixes
  • Fixed issues with PHP5.2
  • Confirmed compatibility with WordPress 4.0.1
  • Added premium banner

MailChimp Forms 2.0.0

  • Brand New: Faster and more reliable MailChimp forms

MailChimp Forms 1.0.9

  • Faster MailChimp forms

MailChimp Forms 1.0.8

  • Fixed multiple MailChimp forms conflict

MailChimp Forms 1.0.7

  • MailChimp confirmation email

MailChimp Forms 1.0.6

  • Fixed MailChimp double opt-in

MailChimp Forms 1.0.5

  • More MailChimp features

MailChimp Forms 1.0.4

  • Fixed subscribers not showing on MailChimp

MailChimp Forms 1.0.3

  • Added scroll box left position

MailChimp Forms 1.0.2

  • Few bug fixes with MailChimp API

MailChimp Forms 1.0.1

  • The first version of MailChimp Forms WordPress plugin by MailMunch

What in the world is MailChimp?

MailChimp is full of useful, powerful email marketing features that are easy to use whether you're an email marketing expert, or a small business just getting started.

To learn more, just check out: MailChimp

Do I need to have a MailChimp Account?

Yes, you can register on MailChimp at MailChimp. MailChimp has a free plan.

Do I need a MailMunch account?

You will need a MailMunch account if you want to use any of our premium features. It's 100% free to sign up and you can have unlimited MailChimp forms for free.

Do I need to have lists already set up in MailChimp?

Yes, you have to have at least 1 list set up in MailChimp.

For more help, visit the MailChimp Support article How do I create a new list?

What do I do first?

The first step is to activate the plugin and then we will guide you through the process of connecting your MailChimp account and choosing the MailChimp list. This is done on the WordPress admin "MailChimp" menu page.

Do I need MailChimp's API Key?

You don't have to worry about that. We will guide you through the MailChimp flow.

How do I add my MailChimp lists?

After you connect your MailChimp account, the plugin will fetch all of your MailChimp list information and load it into the plugin admin. You can simply choose the MailChimp lists you want to make forms for.

How do I add the MailChimp sign up forms to my site?

We offer a variety of MailChimp forms: Popups, Embedded, Top Bar, etc. You can choose which pages, posts or categories to show MailChimp form on. You can also use a shortcode to add a MailChimp form to a specific area in a page or post. Everything is done visually.

Does this plugin slow down my site?

Absolutely not. MailChimp by MailMunch is designed with high performance and scalability in mind. It's completely asynchronous and hosted on Amazon's highly scalable infrastructure. Some of our customers have very high traffic websites.

How many more emails will list builder help me get?

Most people see a 100% to 500% growth in their MailChimp email subscribers.

How to display a MailChimp form in my template files?

You can display MailChimp shortcodes using echo do_shortcode([SHORTCODE]).


<?php echo do_shortcode( '[mailmunch-form id=79669]' ) ?>

Does this plugin work with MailChimp groups?

Yes. You can choose which MailChimp group to add subscribers to.

Which MailChimp form type is right for me?

We have a few great MailChimp form options:

  1. Popup MailChimp form: Most effective way to grow your MailChimp list.
  2. Embedded MailChimp form: Embed MailChimp forms any where in posts or pages.
  3. Sidebar MailChimp form: If you have a sidebar, add a MailChimp sidebar widget there.
  4. Top Bar MailChimp form: Add a MailChimp form as a top or bottom bar.
  5. Scroll Box MailChimp form: Politely slides when a user scrolls your page.

How to add MailChimp forms to my site?

You can add MailChimp opt-in forms to your site by going to MailChimp Forms by MailMunch. Choose a MailChimp form type, then choose a layout and modify the text, colors and design using the point & click editor. Now, connect to the MailChimp API and integrate. You are ready to publish your MailChimp form. Go MailChimp!

How to add a MailChimp sidebar widget?

To create your MailChimp Sidebar widget, go to your Appearance > Widgets. Then, drag MailChimp Forms widget to your sidebar and expand it and choose or create your MailChimp form.

Do your MailChimp forms work on mobile devices?

Yes. Our MailChimp popups, MailChimp embed forms, MailChimp sidebar widgets and MailChimp top bars are fully designed to work on mobile.

How does the MailChimp form analytics feature work?

MailChimp provides complete analytics on your MailChimp forms and MailChimp subscribers.

How is this MailChimp plugin better than other MailChimp plugins?

This MailChimp plugin is the easiest, fastest and best form builder. Try other MailChimp plugins and then try ours.

How do I change the MailChimp submit button text?

Edit your MailChimp form and go to the "Fields" step. Update the MailChimp submit button text.

How do I add new MailChimp fields to my form?

Edit your MailChimp form and go to the "Fields" step. Click add new MailChimp field.

How do I change the MailChimp field labels?

Edit your MailChimp form and go to the "Fields" step. Edit the MailChimp field and update the label.

What are the differences between MailChimp Forms Free & Premium?

MailChimp Forms by MailMunch helps you get more subscribers with the following features:
MailChimp Premium Themes.
MailChimp Whitelabel Forms.
Lots Of Additional Beatiful Layout & Design Options.
Instant Notification Emails.
Two Step Optin Feature: Trigger a Mailchimp Popup Optin Form after the user clicks on a hyperlink.
Priority Email Support.

Learn more about MailChimp Forms by MailMunch >>

Other Notes

Our MailChimp email newsletter list builder helps WordPress users build their audiences on MailChimp.

About MailChimp

About MailChimp

MailChimp is currently used by more than seven million businesses and people throughout the world. The features and integrations of MailChimp allow you to send out automated messages, marketing emails, as well as different targeted campaigns. MailChimp has been in business since the year 2001. Since that time MailChimp has grown and now there are more than 500 million emails sent through MailChimp each day. MailChimp is a simple email marketing software. So many MailChimp users cannot be wrong. If you are creating an email newsletter, MailChimp can help. MailChimp is a platform to create, design, and publish your newsletters.

With MailChimp you can build a list of email subscribers. MailChimp allows you to customize templates. MailChimp is the best email marketing platform. The pricing is affordable, making MailChimp perfect.

MailChimp is a simple EMS (email marketing software) that provides you with a number of different options for saving templates, designing new templates, and sending email campaigns. MailChimp's drag and drop email editor is very easy to use and sets it apart. More than a million MailChimp users cannot be wrong.

If you are creating any type of newsletter, MailChimp can help. Not only can you create your newsletters using MailChimp, but you can also use different options for sharing them on each of your social networks. This makes MailChimp your own personal platform to create, design, and publish each of your newsletters.

With MailChimp you will be able to build a list of people that you want to target and send your marketing products to. You can even save this list using MailChimp so that you can use it at a later point in time. In addition, MailChimp allows you to create and customize templates so that you can use them for each of your products.

If you have been looking for the best email marketing software programs, look no further than MailChimp. This is truly an EMS program that will allow you to do everything that you need to. The pricing scheme is affordable, making MailChimp perfect for any size company large or small.

Version 2.1.7

Requires WordPress version: 3.8 or higher

Compatible up to: 4.7.2

Last Updated 07 Feb 2017

Date Added: 15 Oct 2014

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