How to Get Your Mailchimp API Key and Setting it on Contact Form7

Obtain your key

  1. Log in to your Mailchimp account at
  2. Click your account Avatar and select Account
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  4. Click Extras
  5. Select API keys
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  7. Copy the API key you want to use under Your API keys

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Setting Contact Form7

  1. Make sure the Contact Form 7 Extension For Mailchimp plugin is installed and activated
  2. Edit the subscriber form
  3. Open the Form tab, then change the format in the email field from "text" to "email"
  4. Open the ChimpMatic Lite tab, then paste your MailChimp API Key, then click the Connect and Fetch Your Mailing Lists button
  5. Set the appropriate MailChimp list, then set the Subscriber email field and then Save