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Mailchimp Required Email

In this article, you’ll learn why you are missing an [email-tag] in the email dropdown and why [email-tag] is required my

In order to send visitors information to, 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

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:


Once you have added this tag to your form, you will see it available from ‘Subscriber Email: *|EMAIL|* Required‘ dropdown:

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Only [email-tags] will be displayed here as options:

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If you need to add more fields, click on "Advanced Settings" and activate "Custom Fields":

This is all you need to start collecting contact information to Mailchimp using Contact Form 7.

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