How to Integrate Mailchimp with Elementor

Elementor Pro, the premium version of Elementor, includes a Mailchimp integration natively within the theme itself for use in forms. No longer is there a need for an external plugin like MC4WP unless there is a feature tied to sign up such as a coupon code creation. This allows for a more streamlined code structure and one less plugin to worry about causing critical errors.

Mailchimp Integration with Elementor

Step One: Login to Admin Dashboard

In order to get this tutorial to work simply login to the backend of the Elementor built site.

Step Two: Navigate to Elementor Settings

Next, on the left hand side of the admin dashboard select Elementor > Settings and wait for the options to load.

Step Three: Select Integrations

A plethora of options should now be available, however the only one of concern is Integrations. Select this option and then navigate to Mailchimp.

Step Four: Login to Mailchimp

Open a new tab and login to the Mailchimp account that needs to be integrated with this website.

Step Five: Generate an API Key

Once logged in navigate to the bottom left and select the account circle followed by Account. A new window should load up from which navigate to Extras > API Keys. Upon selection another new window shall appear with all API keys currently enabled for this account. If none are created for the website, go ahead and generate one now. An API Key will be generated that will need to be copied to be used with Elementor.

Step Six: Integrate the API Key with Elementor

Now that the key is copied into the clipboard, return to the Elementor tab and paste the API key into the field followed by selecting the Validate API Key button. Remember for every form utilizing Mailchimp, the Actions After Submit needs to include the Mailchimp action.

Conclusion

The ability to integrate Mailchimp with Elementor is definitely is helpful to anyone using Mailchimp. Condensing code on the site and removing the need for other plugins is what will keep Elementor above other builders with Avada following lockstep on this integration. This integration works for Elementor forms and may have various compatibility with other form plugins. Other integrations include adding reCaptcha, ActiveCampaign, and Google Maps API.

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