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Creating a Mailchimp API and Applying it to Your Website

There are a few simple steps to allowing your website to communicate with your Mailchimp account. API keys were invented to simplify this type of process.

Steps 1-3 are carried out from within Mailchimp.

Step 1: From your Mailchimp account, hover on the “Account” tab at the top right of the screen.

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Step 2: Click on the “API Keys & Info” section.

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Step 3: Click  the “Add a Key” button and copy the API Key (you can also add a label if you choose to).

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Steps 4-7 are carried out from your WebSocially account.

Step 4: Hover over the “Formsarea in the side bar and then click the “Settings” section.

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Step 5: In the top left corner of the screen, click on the “Mailchimp” button.

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Step 6: Paste your API key into the blank area and click “Save Settings”.

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