Connect Your Site to the MailChimp Platform
Tutorial

Connect Your Site to the MailChimp Platform

Your MailChimp account can be connected to your MemberGate site.

 

Steps to Take

First: Connect your MailChimp API key to MemberGate, then you can add your lists to your member plans, shopping cart products or affiliate program.

Instructions for each of the different MailChimp integration steps can be found in each tab below.

 

 

 

 

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Connect to the MailChimp API

Connecting to the MailChimp API is only necessary one time. After the connection is successful, your MailChimp lists will be available to select in member plans, shopping cart products or in the affiliate setup.

 

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1. Login to your MailChimp Account

Login to your MailChimp Account

Visit https://login.mailchimp.com

Enter your username and password into the appropriate boxes

Press Login

 

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2. Click on the Account Name in the Top Right corner and Select Profile

Click on the Account Name in the Top Right corner and Select Profile

 

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3. Click on 'Extras' and Choose 'API Key' from the Drop Down Menu

Click on 'Extras' and Choose 'API Key' from the Drop Down Menu

 

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4. Under 'API Key' copy the API Key, or Click 'Create Key' to Generate an API Key

Under 'API Key' copy the API Key, or Click 'Create Key' to Generate an API Key

A new key only has to be generated if an API Key has not been previously created.

 

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Create a New API Key

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5. In your MemberGate Control Panel, under 'API Services' Choose 'MailChimp API'

In your MemberGate Control Panel, under 'API Services' Choose 'MailChimp API'

 

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6. Paste the 'API Key' into the 'API Key' Field

Paste the 'API Key' into the 'API Key' Field

 

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7. Click the 'Save MailChimp Settings' Button

Click the 'Save MailChimp Settings' Button

 

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Connect MailChimp Lists to Member Plans

Automatically add new members to your MailChimp list upon subscribing to your site. The name and email address for each member will be automatically sent to MailChimp after they have subscribed.

A unique MailChimp list can be selected for every member plan.

 

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1. From under 'Master Settings' choose 'Edit Member Plans'

From under 'Master Settings' choose 'Edit Member Plans'

Choose an existing plan from the drop down menu or choose to add a new plan.

 

Edit Member Plans
2. In the field 'List Server Sign Up Code' click MailChimp

Click on the MailChimp Tab

 

Connect Mailchimp to Member Plans
3. Select the List from the 'MailChimp Listname:' Drop Down Menu

Select the List from the 'MailChimp Listname:' Drop Down Menu

 

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4. In the field 'List Server Recurring Billing Code' click MailChimp

In the field 'List Server Recurring Billing Code' click MailChimp

 

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5. Select the List from the 'MailChimp Listname:' Drop Down Menu

In the field 'List Server Recurring Billing Code' click MailChimp

Users who are not already subscribed to this list will be added after they have had a successful recurring billing.

 

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6. In the field 'List Server Cancel Code' click MailChimp Unsubscribe

In the field 'List Server Cancel Code' click MailChimp Unsubscribe

Take these steps to automatically remove subscribers from this MailChimp list upon becoming an inactive or expired member from your MemberGate site.

 

Connect Mailchimp to Member Plans
7. Select the List from the 'MailChimp Listname:' Drop Down Menu

Select the List from the 'MailChimp Listname:' Drop Down Menu

Take these steps to automatically remove subscribers from this MailChimp list upon becoming an inactive or expired member from your MemberGate site.

 

Connect Mailchimp to Member Plans
8. In the field 'List Server Cancel Code' click MailChimp Subscribe

In the field 'List Server Cancel Code' click MailChimp Subscribe

Take these steps to automatically add subscribers to this MailChimp list upon becoming an inactive or expired member from your MemberGate site.

 

Connect Mailchimp to Member Plans
9. Select the List from the 'MailChimp Listname:' Drop Down Menu

Select the List from the 'MailChimp Listname:' Drop Down Menu

Take these steps to automatically add subscribers to this MailChimp list upon becoming an inactive or expired member from your MemberGate site.

 

Connect Mailchimp to Member Plans

 

 

Connect MailChimp Lists to Shopping Cart Products

Automatically add customers to your MailChimp list upon purchasing a product from the shopping cart. The name and email address for purchasers will be automatically sent to MailChimp after they have purchased the specific product.

A unique MailChimp list can be selected for every product.

 

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1. From under 'Commerce' choose 'Shopping Cart'

From under 'Commerce' choose 'Shopping Cart'

 

Shopping Cart
2. Choose 'Add/Edit Product' from the Shopping Cart menu

Choose 'Add/Edit Product' from the Shopping Cart menu.

 

Connect Mailchimp to Shopping Cart Products
3. In the field 'List Server Sign Up Code' click MailChimp

In the field 'List Server Sign Up Code' Click on the MailChimp Tab

 

Connect Mailchimp to Member Plans
4. Select the List from the 'MailChimp Listname:' Drop Down Menu

Select the List from the 'MailChimp Listname:' Drop Down Menu

 

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Connect MailChimp Lists to Your Affiliate Program

Upon signing up as an affiliate member, the affiliate's name and email address can automatically be added to a MailChimp list

 

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1. Under 'Commerce' choose 'Affiliate Program'

Under 'Commerce' choose 'Affiliate Program'

 

Affiliate Program
2. Choose 'Customize Affiliate Settings and Signup Options' from the Affiliate Program main menu

Choose 'Customize Affiliate Settings and Signup Options' from the Affiliate Program main menu

 

Automatically Add Affiliates to a MailChimp List
3. In the field 'List Server Sign Up Code' click MailChimp

In the field 'List Server Sign Up Code' Click on the MailChimp Tab

 

Connect Mailchimp to Member Plans
4. Select the List from the 'MailChimp Listname:' Drop Down Menu

Select the List from the 'MailChimp Listname:' Drop Down Menu

 

Connect Mailchimp to Member Plans