General

  • Adding code to to your WordPress site

    Throughout this Knowledge Base, you’ll find code snippets that add or modify functionality in the Mailchimp for WordPress plugin.

  • Allow editor role to access plugin settings

    By default, the plugin will only allow users with the “Administrator” role access to the plugin settings pages. This means that only administrators can view your Mailchimp API key, edit your sign-up forms and control the various integrations.

  • Which cookies does the plugin set?

    Cookies set by Mailchimp for WordPress

  • Creating a temporary login for our support team

    It can sometimes be helpful for us to access your WordPress admin in order to speed up debugging an issue you are having that might be related to our plugin. While we rarely ask for access to your website, in the event we do ask we will only ever login...

  • Customising opt-in confirmation email

    The opt-in confirmation and welcome email are sent by Mailchimp and not by our plugin. You can edit these emails in your Mailchimp dashboard by going to Lists > *one of your lists* > Signup Forms > General forms.

  • Filters and Hooks

    Mailchimp for WordPress comes with a range of so called filter and action hooks. These hooks allow you to modify certain functionality in the plugin without having to edit the plugin files itself.

  • GDPR Compliance

    In this article, we’ll be outlining some tips to help you comply with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) privacy law, which takes effect on May 25, 2018. This article is provided as a resource, but is not legal advice.

  • Manually updating to the latest version

    If for some reason you can’t perform automatic updates through your WP Admin panel then you can manually update the plugin to the latest stable version by taking the following steps.

  • Send email campaign with latest posts

    A very effective way to keep your mailing list “warm” is to regularly send out an email campaign featuring the latest posts on your blog.