MailChimp is a third-party newsletter platform that many store owners use to keep their customers up to date.

Normally, MailChimp uses an embedded HTML form to collect email signups for your newsletter campaigns. Cherry theme provide the framework that MailChimp uses, and you only need to enter your unique form action URL to enable your customers to submit their email addresses.


To integrate MailChimp into your widget, you will need:

Get the form code

  1. Log in to your MailChimp account.

  2. From your account Dashboard, click Lists in the navigation menu.

    Mailchimp click lists

  3. Find the list you want to connect to your site, click the v button, and choose Signup forms.

    Mailchimp click signup forms

    Did you know?

    Clicking Signup forms may take you to the Settings page if your list is not configured correctly. To continue, configure your list and save the settings, then click Signup forms at the top of the Settings page.

  4. Click Select on the Embedded forms option.

    Mailchimp select embedded forms

  5. On the Embedded forms page, click Naked.

    Mailchimp click naked

  6. Find the Copy/paste onto your site section.


    You don't need all of this code — just the form action URL. In the next section, you'll separate that URL from the rest of the code.

    Mailchimp copy paste section

  7. Click anywhere in the box to select the code.

  8. Press ctrl + C on a PC or command + C on a Mac to copy the code.

Get the form action URL

  1. In a text editor like Notepad or TextEdit, paste the code by pressing ctrl + V on a PC or commandV on a Mac.

  2. Find the form action URL, which is a unique URL that you need to link your store to MailChimp.

    Mailchimp find action url

  3. Select the URL between the quotation marks after the code action=. Do not include the " at the beginning or end of the URL in your selection.

    Mailchimp select action url

  4. Press ctrl + C on a PC or command + C on a Mac to copy the URL.