How to Find and Manage Your Mailchimp Audience Fields and *|MERGE|* Tags
To add, edit or remove Mailchimp fields and MERGE tags first you need to select your audience or mailing list inside mailchimp.com.
To find your Mailchimp audience or mailing list head to: https://admin.mailchimp.com/lists (Fig. 1).
In this page you will see a listing of all your audiences, and from here you can select which one you will modify. In this example, we will choose our list Avengers:
On the screenshot above you can see highlighted on yellow the link to reach the page that holds all your merge tags for this specific audience or mailing list. Click on it and lets go to the next page (Fig. 2):
Here you can manage the fields available to your audience’s signup forms. As you can see, merge tags names are only capitalized LETTERS, NUMBERS or UNDERSCORES. No special characters or symbols (Fig. 3).
Please note that the merge tags names are FNAME, LNAME or MERGE2 and WEBSITE or MERGE3 – No Need to use these asterisks or pipes *||*
Copy the API key you want to use under Your API keys
Tip: We recommend creating a unique API Key for Chimpmatic with a descriptive name. You can do so by clicking the Create A Key button you see on API key screen. Then edit the key by clicking on the textbox that contains it. Unique keys are important for security—you can view our FAQ below to learn more.
In this article, you’ll learn why you are missing an [email-tag] in the email dropdown and why [email-tag] is required my Mailchimp.com
In order to send visitors information to Mailchimp.com, your form needs at least 1 important field. This field is the [email-tag], if this info is missing from your submission, nothing will be added to your mailing list inside Mailchimp.com.
To add a basic email field to your form you can copy and paste this snippet to your form: [email* your-email].
You can see this snippet in context here, this is the ‘Form Tab’ inside Contact Form 7:
FREE Integration for WordPress Contact Form 7 with MailChimp. Automatically add form submissions to predetermined lists in MailChimp, using its latest API. This MailChimp Extension supports multiple mailing lists and API Keys.