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MailChimp List Subscribe Form 1.1.13

Author: MailChimp API Support Team
The MailChimp plugin allows you to quickly and easily add a signup form for your MailChimp list as a widget
on your WordPress 2.3 or higher site
Installation:
This section describes how to install the plugin and get started using it.

Version 2.3

Unzip our archive and upload the entire mailchimp directory to your /wp-content/plugins/ directory
Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
Go to Options and look for “MailChimp Setup” in the menu at the top
Enter your MailChimp Username & Password and let the plugin verify them
Select One of your lists to have your visitors subscribe to.
(optionally) Turn on or off the Monkey Rewards option
(optionally) Turn your Merge Vars and Interest Groups on and off
Finally, go to Presentation->Widgets and enable the MailChimp widget
And you are DONE!

Version 2.5+

Unzip our archive and upload the entire mailchimp directory to your /wp-content/plugins/ directory
Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
Go to Settings and look for “MailChimp Setup” in the menu
Enter your MailChimp Username & Password and let the plugin verify them
Select One of your lists to have your visitors subscribe to.
(optionally) Turn on or off the Monkey Rewards option
(optionally) Turn your Merge Vars and Interest Groups on and off
Finally, go to Manage->Widgets and enable the MailChimp widget
And you are DONE!

Advanced

If you have a custom coded sidebar or something else special going on where you can’t simply enable the widget
through the WordPress GUI, all you need to do is:

If you are using WordPress v2.5 or higher, you can use the short-code:
[mailchimpsf_widget]

If you are adding it inside a php code block, pop this in:

mailchimpSF_display_widget();

Or, if you are dropping it in between a bunch of HTML, use this:

<?php mailchimpSF_display_widget(); ?>

Where ever you want it to show up.

Note: in some environments you will need to install the Exec_PHP plugin to use that method of display. It can be found here:
http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/exec-php/

faq:
What in the world is MailChimp?

Good question! MailChimp is full of useful, powerful email marketing features that are easy to use and even a little fun (that’s right—we said fun), whether you’re an email marketing expert, or a small business just getting started.

To learn more, just check out our site: MailChimp

Wait a minute, you want me to pay to try this?

Absolutely not! We welcome you to come signup for a FREE Trial Account and
see if you find it useful.

I want this in my language, do you have a translation?

Maybe! Look in the /po/ directory in our plugin package and see if your language is in there. If it is, great! If it is not, feel from to create one. Here are the basic steps:
1. Copy “mailchimp_i18n-en_US.po” to “mailchimp_i18n-LANG_COUNTRY.po” – fill in LANG and COUNTRY with whatever you use for WPLANG in wp-config.php
2. Grab a transalation editor. POedit works for us
3. Translate each line – if you need some context, just open up mailchimp.php and search for the line number or text
4. Send it to us – api@mailchimp.com – and we’ll test it and include it with our next release

MailChimp List Subscribe Form 1.1.13

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June 9, 2010 - Posted by | download, extension, extensions, free, get, internet, plugin, plugins, Uncategorized, wordpress

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