Mailchimp Step 4: Using Easy Forms to Creating an Email Alert Sign Up Form

This tutorial covers the steps to set up the WordPress Easy Forms plugin to create an Email Alerts mailing list through Mailchimp.

The steps are for this tutorial are

  1. Navigate to your website and login to the site
  2. Navigate to Easy Forms and Setting and make sure the API is connect. You should see a green box that says connect. If not this link will explain how to connect the API
  3. Click on Opt in forms
  4. Create an Opt in form by filling in Form Name, Form Desciption, and  Associated list
  5. Add form fields and the Interest Group
  6. Click on Submission Settings and make sure Existing Interest Groups is set to Update.
  7. Click Update Form
  8. Navigate to the page you want to add a form to and edit it with Elementor
  9.  In the Elementor search bar type in mail and the Easy Mailchimp Forms widget will become available
  10. Drag and drop it where you would like it
  11. Change form information to reflect what you want it to say like the title and submit button.
  12. If you want to control the way the sign up box is placed click on blue pencil then Advanced and than Custom CSS
  13. Add CSS Code
  14. Update page

CSS code

button.yikes-easy-mc-submit-button.yikes-easy-mc-submit-button-1.btn.btn-primary {
display: flex;
width: auto;
}
form label span {
padding-top: 6px;
position: relative;
display: inline-block;
}
form label span {
padding-top: 6px;
position: relative;
display: inline-block;
}

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