You can install Mailchimp for WordPress like you would install any other WordPress plugin. To use the plugin, all you need is a Mailchimp account and a WordPress site.

  1. In your WordPress admin panel, go to Plugins > New Plugin, search for MC4WP: Mailchimp for WordPress and click “Install now” from the search results page.
  2. Alternatively, download the plugin from manually and upload the contents of to your plugins directory.
  3. Activate the plugin
  4. Set your Mailchimp API key in the plugin settings.
Add your Mailchimp API key

If you see a green box saying “Connected”, you are good to go! You are now ready to start subscribing visitors to your Mailchimp lists.

If you are not connected right away, have a look at how to solve common connectivity issues with Mailchimp.