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Pop Up Newsletter

Medika features MailChimp for WordPress plugin to create newsletter signup form. The signup form can be displayed in the widget area and newsletter pop-up of your website. To add a MailChimp newsletter form, you need to create a MailChimp account first if you don’t have one. Install and activate the plugin, and then set up your signup form.

MailChimp Setting

    1. After installing and activating the plugin, go to MailChimp for WP > MailChimp section from your dashboard.
    2. Add your MailChimp API key (use Get your API key here link to obtain your key) then click Save Changes.
    3. Go to MailChimp for WP > Forms, check your list for ‘Lists this form subscribes to’ option to set which list to use for subscription on MailChimp
    4. Customize the form to your liking, then click Save Changes. You may use the field generator for the easiest way in creating form
    5. Copy the shortcode at the bottom of form setting to display this form inside a post, page or text widget; next we will try to create the form in the widget area

  1. Go to Appearance > Customize > Widget.
  2. Choose an available widget area to input the form, then add ‘MailChimp Sign-Up Form’ widget into it.
  3. Paste the shortcode into the box.
  4. Save & publish

TIP: You may also display the link for signing up as an element in header builder, and the setting can be found in Appearance > Customize > Header > Newsletter.

Popup Newsletter Settings

After setting up the MailChimp form, you can use the shortcode to create pop-up signup form.

  1. Go to Appearance > Customize > General > Newsletter.
  2. Enable the newsletter pop-up option.
  3. Paste the MailChimp shortcode in the Newsletter Form.
  4. Fill in the heading and text for the pop-up form.
  5. Select the interval when you want the pop-up form appears.
  6. Select a style for the pop-up layout.
  7. Click Save & Publish.

Alternatively, you can use Modal Pop-up Shortcode in WPBakery Builder to create pop-up newsletter


NOTE: If you can’t directly see your customization on the live customizer, you need to Save & Publish it first.

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