Mailchimp Top Bar v1.2 - auto-dismiss & adding a name field

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This morning, we released version 1.2 of our Mailchimp Top Bar plugin. Here's what's included:

Auto-hide bar after successful sign-ups.

We love this new feature as it improves the experience for your subscribing visitors.

After someone subscribes to your Mailchimp list using the bar, it will now automatically dismiss using a sliding animation. The bar will default to being hidden on consecutive page loads. You don't need to do anything (besides updating) to get this to work on your site.

Automatically dismissing the Mailchimp Top Bar

Filters & action hooks for the adventurous

We've been getting a lot of requests for the possibility to add a "name" field to the sign-up bar.

We have definitely not forgotten about this and have already been working on it - but as we value long-term quality over short-term fixes we are not yet able to release this to the world.

However, as of todays update, you can do it yourself by utilising a few lines of code. Here's how: Adding a name field to Mailchimp Top Bar.

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