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The MailChimp add-on is a premium add-on for iThemes Exchange.   
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The '''MailChimp add-on''' is a premium add-on for iThemes Exchange.   
  
 
To use the MailChimp add on, you'll first need to create an account and a list at [http://mailchimp.com MailChimp.com].   
 
To use the MailChimp add on, you'll first need to create an account and a list at [http://mailchimp.com MailChimp.com].   
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On your site, you'll install the Exchange MailChimp add-on as you would any other plugin on your site.  To enable/disable the MailChimp add-on, you'll go into Exchange > Add-ons.
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Once installed and enabled, you'll go to the settings (the gear symbol next to the Enabled button on the Add-ons page). 
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[[File:MCAdd-onSettings.png|MCAdd-onSettings.png|link=]]
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You'll need to go into your MailChimp settings and then Extras > API Keys to create the key you'll use on this site.
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[[File:MCSettingsAPIKeys.png|MCSettingsAPIKeys.png|link=]]
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There, you'll find a button to create an API Key then copy that key.
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[[File:MCCreateAKey.png|MCCreateAKey.png|link=]]
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Back in your MailChimp add-on settings in Exchange, you'll paste your API key in.  Entering your API key will populate the MailChimp List drop down menu.  If you have multiple lists, they will allow show in the drop down menu.
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[[File:MCLists.png|MCLIsts.png|link=]]
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Then, if you'd like, you can change your Sign up Label text and check whether or not you'd like your customer to double opt-in for your email.
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[[File:MCSignUpLabel.png|MCSignUpLabel.png|link=]]
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==Additional Links== __NOEDITSECTION__
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*[http://ithemes.com/purchase/mailchimp-add-on/ Purchase the MailChimp Add-on from iThemes.com]
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*[http://ithemes.com/tutorials/exchange-add-ons-mailchimp/ Watch the MailChimp Add-on Tutorial]
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*From the iThemes Blog
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**[http://ithemes.com/2013/07/31/5-new-reasons-to-check-out-exchange/ 5 New Reasons to Check Out Exchange]
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**[http://ithemes.com/2013/07/31/exchange-1-1-0-is-out/ Exchange 1.1.0 is Out]
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==See also== __NOEDITSECTION__
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*[[:Introduction_to_Exchange_Add-Ons|Introduction]]
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*[[:Exchange_Add-Ons:_Basic_Reporting_Dashboard_Widget|Basic Reporting Dashboard Widget]]
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*[[:Exchange_Add-Ons:_Product_Categories|Product Categories]]
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*[[:Exchange_Add-Ons:_Digital_Downloads|Digital Downloads]]
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*[[:Exchange_Add-Ons:_Basic_Coupons|Basic Coupons]]
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*[[:Exchange_Add-Ons:_Multi-item_Cart|Multi-item Cart]]
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*[[:Exchange_Add-Ons:_Offline_Payments|Offline Payments]]
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*[[:Exchange_Add-Ons:_PayPal_Standard_Basic|PayPal Standard Basic]]
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*[[:Exchange_Add-Ons:_PayPal_Standard_Secure|PayPal Standard Secure]]
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*[[:Exchange_Add-Ons:_Stripe|Stripe]]
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*[[:Exchange_Add-Ons:_Product_Tags|Product Tags]]
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Revision as of 15:53, July 31, 2013

The MailChimp add-on is a premium add-on for iThemes Exchange.

To use the MailChimp add on, you'll first need to create an account and a list at MailChimp.com.


MCCreateList.png


On your site, you'll install the Exchange MailChimp add-on as you would any other plugin on your site. To enable/disable the MailChimp add-on, you'll go into Exchange > Add-ons.

Once installed and enabled, you'll go to the settings (the gear symbol next to the Enabled button on the Add-ons page).


MCAdd-onSettings.png


You'll need to go into your MailChimp settings and then Extras > API Keys to create the key you'll use on this site.


MCAccountSettings.png



MCSettingsAPIKeys.png


There, you'll find a button to create an API Key then copy that key.


MCCreateAKey.png



MCAPIKey.png


Back in your MailChimp add-on settings in Exchange, you'll paste your API key in. Entering your API key will populate the MailChimp List drop down menu. If you have multiple lists, they will allow show in the drop down menu.


MCLIsts.png


Then, if you'd like, you can change your Sign up Label text and check whether or not you'd like your customer to double opt-in for your email.


MCSignUpLabel.png



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