You can use one of our plugin EnvyChimp. EnvyChimp is a newsletter plugin that allows a user to subscribe via email address. This plugin has an option for creating multiple designs of form with unlimited color that allows your plugin more attractive & professional. It is compatible with visual composer and elementor page builder.
To use EnvyChimp, you must be running WordPress 4.8 or higher, PHP 5.6 or higher, and MySQL 5 or higher. We have tested it with Mac, Windows, and Linux. Below is a list of items you should ensure your host can comply with.
At first install and activate EnvyChimp. Then go to plugin options.
The Subscription system is integrated with the Mailchimp website. You have to create an account and put the form action URL here.
Get MailChimp Newsletter Form Action URL
Locating your MailChimp form action URL is pretty simple. Please follow the steps below and if you run into any issues let us know or submit a help request to MailChimp and they’ll help you get the correct URL to use.
Step: 01 Login into your MailChimp account and click on the Audience from the top menu. Create a mailing list for the people to sign up if you haven’t already.
Step: 02 Go to your Signup Forms or Lists
Step: 03 Click on the right down arrow (along with the Stats) of your selected List to see options dropdown.
Step: 04 Click on the Embedded forms link from the list of form types.
Step: 05 Then the Embedded Form code will appear. Look for the action keyword in the form code. This is the Action URL that you are looking for. Copy the action URL from there. Please have a look at the screenshot below.
Now your account will be connected with mailchimp account. There are multiple types of shortcode. You can copy and paste it to any pages, posts or widgets to show your subscription form.
Users can fill up this form by their email and you get this email in mailchimp website.
Their are multiple types of style. You can set any of the style from the setting page.
That’s it. I hope this post helped you to learn how to collect and build email lists in WordPress using a newsletter plugin.