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WP Chimp


WP Chimp provides the ability to add a MailChimp subscription form to your post and page content and in the Widget area. The plugin also registers a custom Gutenberg Block allowing you to add and preview the subscription form immediately within the WordPress content editor.

This plugin focuses on simplicity, user experience, and speed. We ensure to provide seamless integration to MailChimp services, ease of use with an interface that complies with WordPress design guidelines, and that it would work at scale.

Non-affiliation Disclaimer

MailChimp is a registered trademark of The Rocket Science Group. The name “MailChimp” used in this plugin is for identification and reference purposes only and does not imply any association with the trademark holder of their product brand, or any of its subsidiaries or its affiliates.

From within WordPress (Recommended)

  1. Visit Plugins > Add New
  2. Search for “WP Chimp” (without the quote, of course)
  3. Click the Install Now button of WP Chimp on the search result
  4. Activate it from the Plugins page.

Manual Upload:

  1. Download the plugin .zip packcage from
  2. Visit Plugins > Add New
  3. Click Upload Plugin
  4. Click Choose File, and select the plugin .zip package you have just downloaded.
  5. Click Install Now.
  6. Activate it from the Plugins page.

FTP Upload:

If none of the above works, though this is going to be less convenient, you can install the plugin through FTP (File Transfer Protocol). To do so, you will need an FTP software installed on your computer, such as:

Then, connect to the FTP/SFTP server using the credentials given by your hosting provider.

  1. Download the plugin .zip packcage from
  2. Unzip the archive and upload the wp-chimp folder into the plugin directory at /wp-content/plugins/.
  3. Activate it from the Plugins page.


  • The plugin Setting page
  • The MailChimp list with the details
  • The subscription form setting
  • The subscription form Gutenberg block
  • The subscription form Gutenberg block rendered on the front-end
  • The subscription form editor on the Widget
  • The subscription form rendered on the Widget area


This plugin provides 1 block.

  • wp-chimp/subscription-form


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Contributors & Developers

“WP Chimp” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.


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  • Fixed: Fatal error due to missing files.


  • Added: Improvement to the “Subscription Form” reliability.
  • Fixed: Conditional logic to render the GDPR checkbox field.


  • Fixed: Incorrect version numbering in some files.


  • Fixed: The input pagination of the table in the Settings page.
  • Fixed: The POT file generator to include all the files and parse the translateable strings properly.


  • Changed: The Settings screen UI with built-in React Component in Gutenberg.
  • Added: The button to copy the shortcode in the Settings screen (#53).
  • Added: Basic GDPR field in the subscription form (#52).
  • Added: Template tag function to render the subscription form (#48).