MailChimp Custom Fields

How to use MailChimp Custom Fields

This feature was added to Contact Form 7 MailChimp Extension so you can map other form fields into your MailChimp mailing list.

Lets say you want to collect all these fields: Name, Last Name, Pets Name and Favorite color. like in the form below:

Please leave this field empty.

Contact form 7 Mailchimp extension by Renzo Johnson - Web Developer

Note in the image below that this MailChimp list have 2 extra fields: Pet and Color.

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Those 2 extra fields must be generated in your MailCmimp mailing list before you can map them to the Contact Form 7 MailChimp extension, like in the screenshot below. **Please note the names of the fields are: PET and COLOR:

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This is how the form is set in the backend:

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Now, under the MailChimp tab add the name of the fields:

  1. On the left column you add the mail-tags as highlighted on the screenshot above.
  2. On the right column add the MailChimp field names as the screenshot below (remember PET and COLOR?)

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After these steps have been done, save your form and presto! you have successfully mapped your form fields to the MailChimp custom fields.

I hope this was a useful explanation of how to achieve a Contact Form 7 MailChimp Extension custom fields.

Have fun!

Renzo.