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Classic Editor: Adding MailChimp Form to Your WordPress Site

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If you use MailChimp, you can put a connected form on your WordPress site. The form will automatically add entries to your MailChimp mailing list. For instructions on how to add a form to your WordPress site, read below.

For instructions on how to do this in the Gutenberg Editor, see our Gutenberg Editor: Adding MailChimp Form to Your WordPress Site article.

If you use MailChimp, but don’t use WordPress, check out our other MailChimp Form articles:

Embed a Form

MailChimp supplies you with the code you need to embed a form on your WordPress site.

In MailChimp

  1. Go to your MailChimp listsLists in Mailchimp image
  2. Choose the list you want to hold the new subscriptions, then click the arrow next to StatsArrow next to stats image
  3. Click Signup Forms in the drop-down list that appearsSignup option form image
  4. Next to Embedded forms, click SelectSelect button next to Embedded form image
  5. Edit the form options as you see fit
  6. Copy the code under the Copy/paste onto your site headerCopy and Paste location image
  7. Now go to your WordPress site

On Your WordPress Site

Once you’ve logged in to your WordPress, go to an HTML-friendly area of your site. This can be in your WordPress theme files or the Text area in the page or post editor.text location in wordpress imagePaste the code into the appropriate place in your file, page, or post. If you are adding the form to a page or post, you can use the Preview button on the right side of the screen to see what it will look like. Once you have added the code, save your file, page, post.

If the form code was entered correctly in a compatible place, it should now appear on your site.

Updated on February 5, 2019

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