So you took a look around at email providers, and you chose the Chimp. Now, adding a newsletter form to your blog is a great way to gain newsletter subscribers. However you may be curious to know how to add a Mailchimp form to your blog. If you ever wanted to know how to add a newsletter form to your blog using Mailchimp, then this tutorial is just for you. It’s SUPER easy I promise. Let’s get started!
Create an Account
If you haven’t already be sure to create a Mailchimp account by going to www.mailchimp.com. From there create a List > Create List. Title your newsletter and insert your list details, then save.
Grab the Code
From there go to Lists > Signup Forms > Embedded Forms.
Be sure to select the “Naked” option. Copy and paste the code into a separate text document, for later use. Please use either TextEdit (Mac) or Notepad (Windows), not Microsoft Word, as this can potentially alter the code.
How to Add to Blogger
How to Add to WordPress
To add this opt-in form to your WordPress account use the Text widget and paste the code you saved from Mailchimp within the widget then save. To add the opt-in form within your blog posts go to Posts > Edit and paste your code into the post editor. When doing this please be sure to add the code within your Text editor not within your Visual editor. When you’re done be sure to save.
How to Customize Your Opt-in Form
Right now you may notice that your sign-up form is looking rather plain. To spice it up we would need to stylize it with some CSS code. As always please remember to back-up your blog before inserting any code.
Copy and paste the code provided below to your CSS file. For WordPress this will be located in your Appearance > Editor, for Blogger this will be located in Template > Edit HTML (be sure to paste this code right before your