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MailChimp Shortcode


This plugin provides a shortcode for output of a simple MailChimp subscription form anywhere in your post. The form submits to an end-point provided by this plugin and uses the MailChimp API to submit the subscription request.

Using this plugin

This plugin simply provides a shortcode for output of a MailChimp subscription form anywhere that is processed by do_shortcode().


To keep this plugin simple, there is no UI. All configuration options can be configured either by defining PHP constants or specifying options on the shortcode itself. For more information on defining constants, check out the in-line documentation in the primary mailchimp-shortcode.php file. For more information on shortcode parameters, checkout the in-line documentation in the lib/mailchimp-shortcode.class.php file on the shortcode() method.


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Contributors & Developers

“MailChimp Shortcode” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.


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  • Add redirect_to option to shortcode
  • Add support for AJAX response to shortcode submission


  • Trim groups values in shortcode to ensure proper group names when sending to MailChimp


Initial release