MailChimp
A step-by-step guide detailing how to connect your MailChimp account to Freewebstore to sync your subscribers and contacts from within your control panel.
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The Mailchimp app allows you to connect your Mailchimp account to your Freewebstore account. Once connected, you can then select what type of email events are sent to Mailchimp.
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How do I Enable the Mailchimp App?

  1. 1.
    Log into your Freewebstore Control Panel.
  2. 2.
    Go to the App Center.
  3. 3.
    Search and find the MailChimp app.
  4. 4.
    Enable the app (for free).

How do I Connect my Account to Mailchimp?

  1. 1.
    Log into your control panel.
  2. 2.
    Go to the App Center.
  3. 3.
    Search and find the MailChimp app.
  4. 4.
    As it’s already enabled, click Go To App.
  5. 5.
    On the Mailchimp page, click Connect.
  6. 6.
    You’ll then be redirected to Mailchimp where they ask you for permission to connect to Freewebstore (you may first be asked to log in to Mailchimp). Accept the permissions.
  7. 7.
    Once accepted you’ll then be redirected back to your Freewebstore Control Panel and we’ll finalize the connection.

How do I Disconnect my Account from Mailchimp?

  1. 1.
    Log into your control panel.
  2. 2.
    Go to the App Center.
  3. 3.
    Search and find the MailChimp app.
  4. 4.
    As it’s already enabled, click Go To App.
  5. 5.
    On the Mailchimp page, click the red Revoke Access link.
  6. 6.
    A pop-up will appear. Click Confirm Revoke.

How do I Sync emails to my Mailchimp Audience (List)?

  1. 1.
    Log into your control panel.
  2. 2.
    Go to the App Center.
  3. 3.
    Search and find the MailChimp app.
  4. 4.
    As it’s already enabled, click Go To App.
  5. 5.
    On the Mailchimp page, you’ll see a panel “Connected List” and “Connect a New Event”. In the “Connect a New Event” section, choose a Freewebstore Event from the left dropdown menu (e.g. New Newsletter Subscriber, New Stock Notification Request), then select which Mailchimp Audience you want this event to add the email to via the right Mailchimp Audience dropdown menu.
  6. 6.
    Use the “Automatically Subscribe User” checkbox to select whether or not this event will automatically subscribe the email to the audience.
  7. 7.
    Click Confirm.
  8. 8.
    Click Save.

How do I Remove a Connected Event?

  1. 1.
    Log into your control panel.
  2. 2.
    Go to the App Center.
  3. 3.
    Search and find the MailChimp app.
  4. 4.
    As it’s already enabled, click Go To App.
  5. 5.
    Click the red [X] button next to each connected list that you want to remove.
  6. 6.
    Click Save.