MailChimp for FormIt

MailChimp for FormIt is an extra by sterc, first released on 2017-12-20.

Package Description

This extra adds subscribers to MailChimp lists using FormIt and the MailChimp API. It adds a snippet for retrieving Mailchimp lists in a single select TV and a FormIt hook for subscribing Mailchimp users to the list provided in the pages Template Variable

Usage/Installation Instructions

  • Add MailChimp API Key in systemsettings: mailchimpsubscribe.mailchimp_api_key
  • Option 1: Create a new single select TV variable and set the input option values to:@EVAL return $modx->runSnippet('MailChimpGetLists');
  • Add MailChimp List ID TV in systemsettings: mailchimpsubscribe.list_tv
  • Option 2: Set the FormIt scriptProperty &mailchimpListId to the correct MailChimp List ID
  • Add MailChimpSubscribe to your FormIt hooks
  • Add in your chunk the placeholder fi.error.mailchimp, which holds all MailChimp error messages.
  • Add a field called newsgroup, if the value of this field is set to yes, the user will be subscribed to the mailchimp list.


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MailChimp for FormIt Releases

Signature Released on  
1.0.0-pl 2017-12-20 (6 months ago)

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