Connect to MailChimp

Connect your website with MailChimp for email marketing. Offer your customers to sign up for newsletters and special offers that you send out regularly so you can collect email addresses via MailChimp and build up a database. You can connect MailChimp directly to your website or use a different design via GetSiteControl.

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Connect MailChimp directly to your website

For a direct connection:

  1. Go to your Main Menu in the top left corner and select Apps.
  2. Select MailChimp and activate for the website(s) you want to connect with MailChimp.
  3. Insert your MailChimp API Key and MailChimp List ID.

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💡 Find out where to find your API Key and List ID in your MailChimp account.

Your customers will see the option to subscribe to your newsletter below the footer of every page on your website.

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Use a different design for your signup form

If you prefer a different design than the standard bar below the footer you could connect MailChimp externally through the MailChimp signup popup or a little icon on the sidebar. 

MailChimp signup pop-up1519721662596-2018-02-27_0953.png Create and personalize a signup form directly in MailChimp and use it as a pop-up on your website. To implement the form on your website you need to insert the code in a Raw HTML Widget on your homepage. Find out how to create a MailChimp signup form.

💡 Note: The pop-up would usually be implemented only on one page and would not be accessible to the guest anymore once it has been closed.
GetSiteControl sidebar icon1519720681492-2018-01-10_1531.png Use an external service like GetSiteControl and connect it to MailChimp. The HTML code from GetSiteControl needs to be inserted in the Footer - Custom Javascript Section of your Advanced Settings. Find out how to connect GetSiteControl to Mailchimp.

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